Riversway Retail Park

Riversway Retail Park is a shopping park at Preston Docks in Preston, Lancashire.

Stores and Shopping Experience 

Riversway Retail Park houses some of the best-known national retail brands in the United Kingdom. 

Stores here at the time of writing (August 2023) are:

  • DFS – Furniture retailer selling sofas, sofa beds, dining sets, bedroom furniture and more. 
  • Carpetright – Major retailer for carpets, vinyl flooring, laminate and wood flooring. 
  • Bensons for Beds – Leading bed and mattress specialist.
  • Halfords – Store selling motoring, cycling, camping and leisure products.
  • Pets at Home – Pet store for food, accessories and veterinary services.

There are no restaurants or eateries within the park itself. However, the nearby Ribble Pilot pub provides a family-friendly dining option.

Mothercare closed its Riversway store in 2019.

Opening Times

All stores are open seven days a week, but opening times vary by store. Most stores open around 9 am or 10 am and close between 6 pm and 8 pm. On Sundays, stores typically open from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Check individual store websites for their latest opening hours before visiting.

Location of Riversway Retail Park and Getting There

Riversway Retail Park is located on Mariners Way at Preston Docks, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire. Its postcode is PR2 2YN.

Amenities include a free customer car park. There are signposted time restrictions and parking rules to follow. 

For those using public transport, Riversway can be reached by taking the 100 bus service from Preston Bus Station.

Local Area and Surroundings

The park is located at Preston Dock. Along Mariners Way, there’s a Morrisons supermarket and the Mariners Way Retail Park to the west.

Other businesses and places of interest at Preston Docks include the Odeon Cinema, the Ribble Steam Railway, and Preston Marina. 

Other Shopping Parks in Preston

Riversway Retail Park is one of several out-of-town retail destinations in Preston. Other major shopping parks in the city include:

  • Capitol Centre – Large shopping and leisure park in Walton-le-Dale, south of the city centre. Stores here include Currys, Furniture Village, Boots, TK Maxx, and Waitrose. The Capitol Centre is also home to a cinema and several places to eat and drink.
  • Deepdale Retail Park – The largest shopping park in the city. Stores include Aldi, Currys, Go Outdoors, M&S, New Look, Oak Furnitureland, and Sports Direct.
  • Fulwood Central – Community retail and leisure park in the Fulwood area of the city.
  • Mariners Way Retail Park – Small shopping park at Riversway. Stores here include branches of SCS and B&M.

Each park brings a unique mix of shops and brands, contributing to the city’s vibrant and diverse shopping experience.


Map showing location of Riversway Retail Park.

Map showing location of Riversway Retail Park


Riversway Retail Park

Address and postcode
Mariners Way
United Kingdom