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Savings for you, you and you this Christmas

You can make some spectacular savings on your Christmas gifts, whilst you shop with Freeport Braintree.

We’re open every day between now and Christmas eve, with late night shopping available every Thursday as always but from Friday 23rd November, we’ll be open ‘till 8pm on Friday and Saturday evenings too. Be sure to check out our opening hours.

Whether you’re shopping for your fashion conscious friend, the beauty fans or looking to dress your house for the holidays - we have just what you’ll need. What’s even better is that our world famous brands offer up to 60% off.  Hugo Boss, Reiss, Radley, Osprey London, Ernest Jones plus many, many more all have discounts you will LOVE.

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The perfect gift

With brands you want, prices you’ll love, Christmas events and longer shopping hours, there’s plenty of reasons to visit Freeport Braintree between now and Christmas.

If you’re looking for a gift that will really “wow” why not treat your loved ones to the gift of choice and surprise them with a Freeport Braintree gift card? They’re extremely easy to purchase and can be bought online.

If you’re looking to spread Christmas cheer a little bit further, a Freeport Braintree gift card also makes the perfect gift for teams in the workplace and your customers.

Start Christmas with a bang

On Friday 16th November, we’ll be lighting up the Braintree skies in our inaugural firework display.

Join us to mark the launch of Christmas at Freeport Braintree with our spectacular firework display. During our event, we'll be welcoming Stagecoach Braintree onto the stage for a very special festive performance. The Essex Police Cadets will also be in the centre, as well as the Braintree Lion's Club and Essex & Herts Air Ambulance teams.

We’ll then welcome Father Christmas himself on stage to press the plunger illuminating the centre’s Christmas lights and kick starting the display at around 6.50pm (weather permitting)

They'll also be exclusive offers available in a number of our stores - perfect for starting the Christmas shopping!

What’s even better is that it’s completely FREE for you and the whole family with accessible parking, you can really make an evening of it.

All aboard the Braintree Express!

Another first for Christmas 2018, we’re delighted to invite you to join the Braintree Express experience!

Starting Friday 23rd November until Christmas Eve.

This magical experience is perfect for the whole family and will be located next to Bill’s outside Regatta on the grassed area, as we see our very own train station pop up!

With beautiful sets, traditional Christmas characters and photo opportunities, guests will check into the station before boarding the Braintree Express and a fully immersive, virtual reality trip to the North Pole, hear a story from Mrs Claus and then meet Santa!

This experience will leave you with memories to last a lifetime and each child will receive a wrapped present during their visit.

Tickets are available to buy now:

Adult (Over 18yrs): £4.50 each

Minimum 1 adult per booking

Child (Under 18yrs): £8.50 each (includes a quality gift)

Maximum 4 children per booking


Time for giving

Enjoy The Community Christmas Tree whilst you shop at Freeport Braintree. You’ll leave with that warm fuzzy feeling that only Christmas can bring. 

We've partnered with Barnardo's and our charity First Stop Centre to help you to make someone's Christmas extra special. 

While you're picking up gifts for your family and friends, why not pick up a present for an adult or child who might not get the family Christmas you enjoy?

So, how does it work?

1. Head to The Community Christmas Tree

2. Choose a nametag, which will show their age

3. Have fun selecting an appropriate gift from one of our many stores

4. Attach the tag to your unwrapped gift

5. Drop it into the collection box located at Guest Services before Monday 3rd December

6. Enjoy the warm feeling from making someone’s Christmas more special!

Friday 23rd November - Monday 26th November

We have year round discounts of up to 60% off, exclusive store offers on the run up to Christmas but not forgetting one of our biggest weekends of the year, Black Friday.

You’ll be able to make the most of even BIGGER discounts on outlet prices.


Check out our Black Friday page to see more or sign up to our newsletter to be one of the first to hear about the exclusive savings to be made all weekend long.