Whatever you want in terms of clothes, furniture and furnishings, electrical appliances, cosmetics and medicines, pet food and accessories, plants and gardening equipment you are likely to find it at Westwood Cross.
From DIY stores such as B & Q and Homebase to Debenhams, River Island, TK Maxx and a 70,000sq ft Primark as well as Currys/ PC World to Laura Ashley and The Range your everyday requirements are more than taken care of.
The pedestrian arcade provides a vast array of high street stores and slightly further afield there is an ever expanding selection of large retail outlets including British Home Stores, Matalan, Pets at Home, DFS and Carpet Right.
As if that was not enough, there are vast Tesco and Sainsbury supermarkets and not far away a large Asda and Lidl as well to cope with your regular domestic needs.
Includes a selection of individual shops from classy designer dresses, unusual card and present shops to art galleries and family owned furniture and furnishing shops. There is even a gorgeous wedding shop, a dolls house emporium and a wonderful old fashioned hardware shop – the sort you forgot existed and offers all those things you cannot buy in a modern DIY centre
Includes a mixture of high street stores from Waitrose and Wilkinsons to Peacocks and New Look as well as both budget and upmarket individual shops selling a variety of items including cameras and jewellery.
Every Friday there is an excellent street market in the town with stalls offering a wide variety of goods from inexpensive clothes, toys and gadgets to very competitively priced flowers and plants. It is just the place to buy those little extra Christmas gifts.
Margate Old Town
There are a range of art and craft style shops where you can buy unique handmade goods or pictures while in the centre of town there are a variety of high street stores including Primark, Peacocks, and New Look as well as a selection of somewhat unusual shops such as the special Margate Pop Up shops, jewellery and camera shops.
One of the longest shopping roads in the country is Northdown Road which has many privately owned shops which have been in the same family for decades. These include Thornton Bobbies Electrical Store, Lovely’s Art Gallery, John Bello the The tailors and the Margate office of Cooke & Co Estate Agents.
It also caters for the bargain hunters with plenty of second hand furniture stores, mobile phone shops and You will also find a Tesco Metro with parking and Aldi for all your grocery requirements.
The high street in Birchington has two supermarkets as well as a mix of individual shops - including clothes, pet and gift shops. You can also buy fabrics, flowers and there is an excellent budget bathroom shop and a wonderful fireplace centre offering everything you need to create that special hearth.
With its Edwardian canopied shopping parade, includes antique centres, old fashioned emporia and a delightful bridal shop and as well as everything you need in the day-to-day grocery line.
For anyone looking for a bit of pampering there are a plethora of hair and beauty salons throughout Thanet – whether you want the best in nai art or an Afro hairdo, there is everything on offer. Indeed, in Broadstairs alone there are more than 25 hair and beauty salons!