High Street / Town Centre
- Fat Face
- Robert Dyas
- Carphone Warehouse
- New Look
- Mountain Warehouse
- Dentons Toys
Edge of Town Shopping
- Witney Tyres & Exhausts
Witney has been lucky enough to attract some major retailers In recent years with some major chain stores opening shops in Witney. The new Marriotts Walk development has attracted the likes of Debenhams and M&S, while existing retailers like New Look and Dorothy Perkins have relocated from their town centre locations to the new development. Burton opened on 3rd December in the store vacated by Dorothy Perkins.
In previous years the catalogue retailer Argos, the home and garden store Robert Dyas and the clothing retailer Fat Face have all opened in Witney. The chain Holland & Barrett also opened a store in Witney in February 2005. You can find their store in the Woolgate centre opposite WH Smith and Costa.
Argos and Robert Dyas can all be found in the stores vacated by the Co-Op and Merlins.
Marriotts Walk, Witney
The new Marriotts Walk development opened on 29th October 2009. With stores like Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and New Look it will become an important addition to Witney's shopping facilities.
Shopping In Witney
Witney has a variety of shops, both national chain stores such as Currys.digital and Boots as well as local independently owned establishments such as Busby & Lucas (Electrical Appliances) which relocated to Station Lane in 2009.
The town's Woolgate Shopping Centre is home to stores such as Currys.digital (formerly Dixons),
GAME, WH Smith, The Orange Shop, Waitrose and Clinton's Cards. Cargo has moved next to Argos in the Market Place due to the redevelopment of the area it occupied in The Woolgate.
The Woolgate can be found just off High Street and is due to be extended.
The Marriotts Walk development has brought a new retail area to Witney, and with it a number og big names like M&S and Debenhams.
Whilst travelling along Witney High Street you will find a number of Banks (Barclays, HSBC and LloydsTSB included), public houses such as The Cross Keys and the Eagle Vaults, Waterstones, Boots, The Post Office, Ask, Clarks and Burton. Many other shops and financial institutions can also be found in High Street. The Witney Tourist Centre relocated to Welch Way some time ago.
At the top of the High Street, opposite The Butter Cross, you will find the entrance to Corn Street, one of the longest streets in the town centre. Part residential, part commercial, Corn Street has many independent shops, fast food outlets and public houses such as The Chequers and The Butchers Arms.
At the bottom of High Street you will find Curry Paradise, Shapla, the excellent T4 Cameras, The Pine Shop and The Wesley Walk and Waterloo Walk shopping arcades.
On the third Wednesday of the month in the Market Place you can find the Witney Farmers' Market which is organised by the Thames Valley Farmers' Market Co-Operative. The Witney Farmers' Market moved to its new location from the Church Green in April 2007.
Witney has two major car parks, one off Woodford Way and the other located by Waitrose. Both are free of charge but there are some time restrictions in areas. There is also roadside parking on Church Green.
The Welch Way car park closed in January 2008 so that work on the new Marriots Close development could take place. The recycling centre which was located at Welch Way car park moved to the Woodford Way car park in January 2008. Click here for a news story about the relocation of the household recycling centre to Woodford Way.