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Eastgate Shopping Centre

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Address: Eastgate Centre, Basildon SS14 1EB, England
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+44 800 454863
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Looking old

Got plenty of shops but a few now closed, it could do with a remodel as looking a bit old and worn now even the market is not very good now.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jia1957
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Essex england
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to this shopping centre take ear plugs as the piped music is so bad you will have to walk out ever 10 mins just to think , do not go shop in the open air

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Thank Andrew F
Basildon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest this town centre that I have been going to for 35 years now has seen better days. If you are looking for a st Luke's or scope shop then yes it's good . There are a lot of charity shops here my guess is the rent is to high for small businesses to make a go of... More 

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Thank John T
Essex england
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got plenty of shops but a few now closed, it could do with a remodel as looking a bit old and worn now even the market is not very good now.

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Thank Jia1957
essex
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work in Basildon - they are supposed to be doing a lot of improvements on a snails pace! Lots of units closed, East Gate ok if Debenhams or Asda closes I don't think people will bother. Food hall in galleries is always busy not my cup of tea for having lunch out. Lots of cheep shops for the bargain... More 

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Thank wendy h
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although well maintained the Centre is showing its age and could do with a refurb. There is a good mix of stores and the food court offers a good mix of food, avoid the food court after 3 as it fills with school children. Parking is offered in the Asda store located at one end of the centre and is... More 

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Thank Spencer J
Basildon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Overall, the shopping centre meets most of our needs but it is pretty generic and the toilets are not always clean. There are a few nice shops with friendly staff and places to eat. I strongly recommend Rush (if you want a nice albeit a bit more expensive haircut), Clarks (we buy all our shoes there but you may need... More 

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Thank Denitsa_RRP
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Whilst ther are many shops the layout is not really that suitable for Carers pushing wheelchairs. Too many narrow aisles on the Boutique Shopping area on the upper floors. In addition to this I find it unacceptable that Blue Badge Holders are charged to park their cars in the Car Parks.

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1 Thank Alan C
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Not as many shops as there used to be, good if you want a cafe, or a pound shop, there's lots of these. Other than that I'd prefer to go lakeside.

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Thank Shelbell22
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Having lived in the area all my life it has been sad to see it go so downhill. They are planning a big revamp but at the moment Basildon town centre is full of pound shops and vacant buildings. The Shopping centre itself is pretty standard with the usual shops. The upper level has a food court with a variety... More 

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2 Thank Mily H
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nothing outstanding. The only mall in Basildon that's good for nearby residents. Basildon town centre is literally dead after the mall closes.

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1 Thank Peter Y

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