Its seaside location between Southport town centre and the beach makes it an excellent destination for locals and tourists.
Shops are located at the northern end of the park. Matalan offers fashion at affordable prices. For everyday essentials, Poundstretcher provides a variety of products at discounted prices. Dunelm offers a wide range of home furnishings for those looking to freshen up their homes. There’s also a Pets at Home store here.
Restaurants and Places to Eat at Ocean Plaza
Ocean Plaza Southport offers many dining options, from family-friendly restaurants to fast-food outlets. There’s somewhere to suit all tastes and budgets.
On the park’s southern side, you can enjoy a meal at Roberto’s (Italian), Nando’s, Brewers Fayre, or Subway.
You can eat and drink at KFC, McDonald’s, the Guelder Rose pub, or Pizza Hut at the northern end.
Ocean Plaza is about more than just shopping and dining. The southern side of the park is an entertainment and leisure hub.
The Vue Cinema Southport is a state-of-the-art theatre showing the latest releases from Hollywood and beyond. It offers eight screens with comfortable seating, 4K picture quality, and premium sound systems.
Tenpin Southport is a bowling alley that promises fun for all ages. With multiple lanes, arcade games, pool tables, and a laser tag arena, it is the perfect place to unwind with friends or family.
Playtown is an indoor play area for children that offers a safe and fun environment. With slides, ball pits, and soft play areas, Playtown will keep the kids entertained for hours.
For those who like to stay active, the park hosts an Everlast Gym. This state-of-the-art fitness facility offers various services to help you stay in shape. The club has something for everyone, from cardio and strength training equipment to group fitness classes.
The park also houses a Premier Inn, offering comfortable and cheap accommodation for those wishing to stay in the area.
Location and Parking
Ocean Plaza is conveniently located on Marine Parade in Southport (postcode PR8 1SB) in Merseyside. It is a short walk from Southport town centre and the beach (on Marine Drive).
Car parking is available for over 1,000 vehicles. Parking is free, but time restrictions apply.
The Marine Way Bridge provides easy access to Ocean Plaza from the town centre. The park is also accessible from Southport Pier.
The Marine Parade Station (Lakeside Miniature Railway) lies between the retail and leisure side of the park.
Southport Train Station is approximately half a mile away.
Opening Times and Events
All shops and businesses are open every day of the week. For detailed opening times, please visit the websites of the individual businesses.
Events are published on the park’s official Facebook page.
Other Retail Parks in Southport
While Ocean Plaza is popular, Southport also boasts other retail parks. They include the Central 12 Shopping Park, Meols Cop Retail Park, and Kew Retail Park. Each of these parks offers a unique shopping experience.