Peel Centre

The Peel Centre is a leisure and retail park on the outskirts of Blackburn town centre.

Stores and Businesses

Vue Cinema, Nando's, and Tenpin, Peel Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire
Vue Cinema, Nando’s, and Tenpin

Businesses here at the time of writing (September 2023) are Vue, Tenpin, Nando’s, Pizza Hut, Matalan, and Dunelm.

The upper level of the Peel Centre contains three major entertainment venues – a Vue cinema, a Tenpin bowling alley, and Nando’s restaurant. Moviegoers can catch the latest films at Vue. Tenpin offers bowling, pool, and an arcade. Nando’s serves its signature Portuguese flame-grilled chicken in a casual dining environment.

On the lower level, there are two big-name retail stores. Matalan stocks affordable fashion, homewares, and products for kids. Dunelm sells a wide selection of furnishings, from bedding to curtains. 

Dunelm, Blackburn
Dunelm

There’s a Pizza Hut restaurant near the Lower Audley Street entrance.

Video Tour

4k video tour of the Peel Centre

Location, Getting There, and Parking

The park is on Mayson Street, just off the A6078 (Lower Audley Street) and immediately east of Blackburn town centre. Visitors with satellite navigation systems can use the postcode BB1 1AQ to find it.

Matalan, Peel Centre, Blackburn
Matalan
Pizza Hut, Blackburn

There’s plenty of free customer parking on both levels of the park. Parking restrictions apply. Check the signs for the latest rules. Individuals breaking the parking rules are often fined.

The park is easy to reach using public transport. A walkway directly links the upper level to Blackburn Train Station and the town centre.

Blackburn Bus Station is around 1/3 mile away.

History

The park was previously called the Peel Leisure and Retail Park.

Over the years, the mix of tenants here has changed.

Staples, the stationery and office supplies company, closed their store here in 2013. Soft furnishings company Dunelm opened a new store in the same unit at the end of 2014.

DW Fitness closed in 2017.

Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, a seafood restaurant, opened in 2020. It closed in 2022.

The Adhan Group, a property company based in Blackburn, purchased the site in 2023.

Other Retail Parks in Blackburn

The Peel Centre is one of several retail parks serving Blackburn. Other include Blackburn Retail ParkHyndburn Retail ParkTownsmoor Retail Park, and Nova Scotia Retail Park.

However, the Peel Centre stands out for its entertainment options and convenient location.

Map

Map showing location of Peel Centre.

Map showing location of Peel Centre

Details

Peel Centre

Address and postcode
Lower Audley Street
Blackburn
Lancashire
United Kingdom
BB1 1AQ