Shopping in St Albans
A visit to St Albans postcode area for shopping is a unique and varied experience, a contrast to indoor shopping malls. The historic ambience of St. Albans provides a delightful setting in which to explore a wide range of top name and independent shops. The bustling city centre market on Wednesdays and Saturdays is one of the largest in the south east of England, with over 160 stalls. St Albans is rich in heritage and tradition, evidence of which can be found down every street and arcade where traders have plied their wares for many a century. Blending into the historic surroundings are modern pedestrianised shopping centres, and there is a wealth of small independent shops to explore as well as top brand names.
In the heart of historic St Albans, Christopher Place is the shopping centre for the most stylish looks in town. With top fashion brands such as L.K. Bennett, Hobbs, French Connection and Whistles to the best in home decoration from The White Company, Whitewall Galleries and Feather & Black, the premium choice is to be found in Christopher Place. Located in the heart of the historic city, Christopher Place is St Albans Fashionable Quarter.
The Howard Centre is a shopping centre in Welwyn Garden City. It is named after Sir Ebenezer Howard, founder of the garden city movement. The Howard Centre has over 40 stores, services and eateries all under one roof, ranging from well-known brands to smaller independent retailers. From fabulous fashion to amazing accessories and heavenly homeware to gadgets and gizmos, the centre is the premier venue for retail therapy in Welwyn Garden City!
Maltings is a premier shopping destination at the heart of St. Albans. They have something for everyone and shoppers can be sure to find what they like amongst our diverse mix of shops, restaurants, services and leisure facilities. Whether shoppers are looking for retail therapy, a bite to eat or simply to meet up with friends over a coffee, Maltings has it all. In addition to the Malting's great selection of stores and eateries they also boast a library, the Maltings Arts Theatre and a host of other services.