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Customer Services

The Information Desk can be found in the Outlet Centre at the entrance opposite the Lowry Theatre on the ground floor outside Bella Italia.

For details regarding any of our shops and services at the Lowry Outlet please visit our Information Desk.

The customer services team can help with:

Lowry Outlet Gift Cards
Lost property
Wheelchair hire
Turbo Tots
Store/centre information
Centre events and promotions
First aid: We have 2 defibrillators on site, with fully trained staff to operate them.

Contact the Customer Service Desk via:
Telephone: 0161 848 1850.
E-mail: lowry_infodesk@peel.co.uk

Or contact Customer Services Manager - Joanne Janssen via:
E-mail: jjanssen@peel.co.uk

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Family Services

Parent and Baby Changing Rooms
Located in our public toilets on the Upper Mall accessible by lift and escalator. Rooms provide changing facilities, plus toilet and washroom.

Turbo Tots
Our Turbo Tots service is located at the information desk and offers a range of bright and colourful cabs for toddlers and young children to ride in whilst shopping in the centre. The cabs are £3 per hour (a £10 cash deposit is required which is returned at the end of the hire) and can be used anywhere in the centre and in the plaza cafes and restaurants.

Breast Feeding
We are a breast feeding friendly centre and are happy for Mum's to feed anywhere within the centre.

Bottle Warming
The food court is equipped with a bottle warming area where parents can heat bottle or jars of baby food quickly and easily. Many of our cafés and restaurants, including Burger King, Subway and Harry Ramsden’s, also offer children’s meals for young visitors to the centre.

Free Child Wristbands
Losing a child, even for a few moments, can be very distressing and so for peace of mind you can visit our Customer Information Desk at the main entrance to collect a toddler wristband or security wristband for your child.

All you need to do is write your mobile number on the wristband so you can be easily contacted should your child get lost. These wristbands are bright, waterproof and tough.

Disabled Access
The Lowry Outlet offers easy access for disabled visitors. Parking bays are available on every floor of our car park and all floors of the car park and the shopping centre have lift access Mobility Hire is free of charge. For more information on services for disabled visitors please contact our Customer Relations Desk on 0161 848 1850 or Car Park Office on 0161 848 1860.

Unfortunately we do not take bookings for Mobility Hire, which is available on a first come first serve basis. 2 forms of identification are required, one with current address visible, blue badges, driving licence or similar are acceptable.

Cash Machines
There are cash machines located on the upper level (between the lifts and Newspoint) and lower level opposite Suit Direct, offering free of charge withdrawals.

Please note smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the Lowry Outlet, this also includes the use of e-cigarettes.

An outlet shopping centre is a specialist outlet which sells stock from previous fashion seasons at a reduced cost.
At Lowry Outlet you can expect to find up to 70% off RRP of High Street prices every day.
Please click here to visit the stores section of our website.
Yes, please click here for the car park tariff. Disabled parking is available.
Lowry Outlet is located off Junction 3 of the M602 and is well connected to the public transport network, click here for directions or alternatively click here to use our journey planner.
Lowry Outlet has many disabled parking spaces, wheelchairs and mobility scooters for hire, cash points, lifts and stairs, disabled toilets, bottle warming and baby changing facilities.
Internet access is available for customers at Burger King, Costa Coffee and Cuppa Coffee.
Lowry Outlet has a 'light bite' coffee shop offering at BB's Coffee and Muffins, Cuppa Coffee, Costa Coffee, and Millies Cookies. You can also eat at Bella Italia, Café Rouge, Harvester, Lime Bar, PizzaExpress and The Real China on the Plaza and a Burger King, Chicken Cottage, Deli-fresh, Fat Jackets, Harry Ramsden's, Subway and Tandoori Delights in the Centre’s Food Hall.
Monday – Friday 10am - 6pm
Thursdays Late Nights 10am - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm

Monday-Saturday 9am - 11pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm


Opening hours 7.30am - 1am and Car Park Office 9am – 11pm.

Bank Holiday Shopping: 10am - 6pm

*Bank Holiday trading hours may vary.

**To comply with the Sunday Trading Act larger stores will open from 11am - 5pm.
All lost property should be reported or handed in to the Information Desk where one of our team will be able to assist you.
Scooters and wheelchairs are available, however numbers are limited, and are on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact our the car park office for information on 0161 848 1860. We provide these facilities free of charge, however, we ask for an item of value to be left at the Car Park Office as a deposit.
Lowry Outlet offers easy access for disabled visitors. Parking bays are available on every floor of our Car Park and all floors of the Car Park and the shopping centre have lift access.For more information on disabled car parking, please contact the Car Park Office on 0161 848 1860.
Disabled toilets are available on the Upper Level (access via lift) lobby area next to Wax Lyrical and Ponden Home.
To find out more information about our lost property procedure please click here.

Available from the Information Desk, these cards can be loaded with any amount between £5 and £500 and can be used at any participating store in the outlet including the food court and all plaza restaurants.


  • Available in any value between £5 and £500
  • Fits into your wallet or purse
  • Easy and simple to use
  • Choice of gift card holder

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a gift card?
Yes, a Gift Card for use in participating stores within the Lowry Outlet.

Where can I purchase a gift card?
These can be purchased at the Information Desk

What does the card look like?

Gift Card

How do I pay for a Lowry Outlet Gift Card?
The following methods of payment are accepted:

Cash (limit £250)
Visa Debit
American Express

Where can I use my gift card at Lowry Outlet?
At particpating stores in the Lowry including the food court and all plaza restaurants.

How do the cards operate?
Lowry Outlet Gift Cards can be purchased for any amount between £5 and £500 from the Information Desk with cash or any major credit/debit card. The recipient can then spend the amount on the card at any store within the Lowry Outlet.

How does the recipient know the value on the card?
Customers can check their available balance and review recent transactions by visiting www.getmybalance.com or by calling 0121 268 3210 (24 hrs a day). Customers may also check their balance at the Information Desk during the Centre's opening hours or at the Information Pods located around the Centre. The remaining value will also be stated on the Customer Receipt after each transaction.

Can children use a Lowry Outlet Gift Card?
Yes, there are no restrictions

For how long is the card valid?
The Gift Card is valid for 24 months from the activation date.

Intended for use at participating Lowry Outlets retailers. Unless required by law, it cannot be redeemed for cash. Card expires on and cannot be used or redeemed on the day after the 24 month anniversary of when card was purchased. Purchase, use or signing of the card constitutes acceptance of the terms in the Cardholder Agreement. To access card terms, purchase date or balance visit www.getmybalance.com. For customer services, retailer support or to report lost or stolen cards call 0121 268 3210. 

With so much to see and do locally, Lowry Outlet is the perfect destination for group visits. Within easy reach of Manchester centre and just 2 minutes from the M602, this unique waterfront destination offers shoppers a great day out on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal.

With over 80 outlet stores and many tourist attractions within walking distance including The Lowry Theatre and Gallery, Imperial War Museum North and MediaCityUK Manchester - the new home of the BBC, Lowry Outlet has something for the whole family to see and do.

Click here for more information on the local area.

Lowry Outlet Gift Cards can be bought in advance or on the day of arrival, which Group Visitors can then spend in our shops and restaurants.

Group Visitors who book 24-hours in advance will enjoy:
  • Meet and greet service on arrival explaining the facilities and attractions (please call Ellie on 0161 848 1862 ten mintes before you are due to arrive)
  • FREE parking in the lay-by on Quays Road (first come, first served basis).
  • Store Guides and Offer Booklets will be given out to all passengers
  • £10 Gift Card for Coach Drivers (min 3 hours stay applies)
  • £10 Gift Card for Group Organiser (min 3 hours stay applies)

In order to receive the above, your visit must be booked 24 hours in advance. Please contact Ellie on 0161 848 1847 or email EHannigan@peel.co.uk who will be happy to help you with your booking.


CollectPlus Click & Collect is the easy way to send and collect parcels seven days a week. Our CollectPlus service is open between 9am-8pm Mon-Fri, Saturday 9am-7:30pm and 10am–6pm Sunday. Buy online at any of the participating retailers @ http://www.collectplus.co.uk/click-and-collect and get your package delivered to Lowry Outlet, it’s as easy as that!

Click & Collect

Follow the three simple steps, below:

  1. Shop from the comfort of your own home, choose the CollectPlus option and select the Lowry Outlet on the store locator as the place to collect your order.
  2. You’ll be emailed or sent an SMS with a collection barcode when your item arrives at Lowry Outlet.
  3. Take your code to our Car Park office, located on the ground floor along with your ID and collect your parcel.

Return A Parcel

It’s easy to return a parcel to over 350 retailers, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Stick your label onto the parcel. If you can’t find that label you can download a new one @ http://www.collectplus.co.uk/retailers

  2. Drop your parcel off at our Car Park office.
  3. Track your parcel online to its destination.

Send A Parcel

The CollectPlus send service makes it easy to send parcels to both home addresses in the UK and also the CollectPlus network of over 6,300 locations if you know your recipient won’t be in.

You can send parcels up to 10kg and a range of cover is available. Certain items can’t be sent via the CollectPlus network @ http://www.collectplus.co.uk/contact#prohibited-and-restricted

To find out more and purchase a label click here.

The Collect+ App

You may want to download the Free CollectPlus app http://www.collectplus.co.uk/mobile-apps. If you open a free account you can track all your send and returns parcels to their destination and also monitor the progress of any Click & Collect orders on their way to you.


Lifestyle Outlets strive to exceed customer expectations and offer the best experience in outlet shopping. We adopt a personal approach in our service ensuring that our customers feel welcomed, delighted and valued on every visit.


Offer the best service and experience in outlet shopping.


  • Offer a quality and consistent service
  • Be open, honest and encourage all feedback
  • Treat all customers as individuals
  • Strive to offer the best customer service
  • Seek to continuously improve our customer experience

Corporate Social Responsibility at Lowry Outlet

Lowry Outlet are constantly thriving to increase their CSR within the local area, below is a snap shot of some of the things we have achieved between April-August 2017;

Our Vision at Peel for Corporate Social Responsibility.

“To create sustainable environments where people and businesses can flourish”

We have saved 3,000,000kwh

This is equivalent to:
  • 2,108 tons
  • 445 cars off the road
  • This can power 311 homes for a year

Waste reduction between March 2014- March 2017 was 300 tonnes

This is equivalent to:
  • One-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a House.
  • Half as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
  • Four times as heavy as The Space Shuttle.

All our waste is turned into green energy, 0% goes to landfill and we recycle all glass, cardboard, metal.

Princes Trust Get Into Retail Scheme

Gap Outlet at Lowry Outlet took part in the Princes Trust ‘Get Into Retail Scheme’, and have been doing so for the last 3 years. From this they have taken on 7 young people and currently still have of them working for them now. They run the scheme twice a year and Sarah, the Store Manager heads up the programme for Gap in Manchester and this has won her a nomination for Women in Retail.

Francis House Children’s Hospice

We have been raising money for Francis House over the last few months with amazing donations...
  • The Rock Choir £201.97
  • Stockport School Choir £229.46
  • Spring Discoveries: Book Swap Event £974.74
  • Big Read Book Swap Event £229.65

Pure Innovations

Our Customer Service Manager, Joanne Janssen and our Information Desk Supervisor, Terry Douglas were invited to the Pure Innovation Awards Ceremony 2017 to present awards to all the students who had completed their placement’s within the Centre. Thank you to our departments who took part in the placement scheme: Information Desk, Cleaning and Car Park and also to our tenants Trespass, Vue Cinema and Gap who participated.

Following the success of our first year of the ‘Supported Internship Programme’ here at the Lowry Outlet, Pure Innovations are running the programme again this year starting in September 2017.

I love Manchester Fund

Collections in the centre and Peel staff raised a whooping £692.67 for the I love Manchester Fund as well as a corporate donation of £100,000!


An amazing total of £4164.85 has been raised by Buskers and Face painting and donated to Francis House.

Salford Foundations

Joanne Janssen and Terry Douglas will start working with local schools and colleges in September until December 2017. This is to assist the Salford Foundation in helping young people to develop social, vocational and personal skills.

Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer’s local charity of the year is Kidscan and they raised £350 for them since July 2017. At the moment they are raising money for Macmillan in the month of August and September and they have raised £550 so far. We have a monthly calendar of fundraising events and in October some of their team are planning to climb Snowdon.

Rotary Club

The Rotary Club were in the centre on Stroke Awareness Day and helped over 70 people become aware of their blood pressure, and offered advice on healthy living.