image for Shopping Centre item typeRidings Shopping Centre

City Centre Shopping, free entry

Little Westgate Entrance

Little Westgate Entrance


Customer Service Desk

01924 787789


Ridings Shopping Centre,
Almshouse Lane,


At The Ridings you'll find great value shopping on three spacious malls with over 80 stores housing all the latest brands and must-have labels.

From fashion to food, house furnishings, mobile phone stores to bookshops, jewellers, chemists and gift shops, you'll find all your favourite stores including Marks and Spencer, Primark, TK Maxx, BHS and W H Smith.

Whether you've finished shopping or you just need to re-energise, we can guarantee there's something to suit everyone's taste buds at The Ridings. From freshly squeezed juices, lattes and cappuccinos to salads, tasty wraps, sandwiches and ciabattas, there's so much to choose from and that's not forgetting a tempting range of freshly baked pastries and gateaux.

Enjoy the freedom to shop in The Ridings Centre and around Wakefield City Centre with free wheelchair and scooter loan. The Ridings Centre operates a Shopmobility Centre on Level 1 of the Blue Car Park, with a fully equipped disabled facility .
For further details and opening hours please contact the Shopmobility Centre on 01924 787788.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Mon-Sat: 9.00am-5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am – 4.30pm
Bank Holidays 10.00am – 5.00pm

Closed: Christmas Day & Easter Sunday

Please contact individual stores for opening times as these may vary.


Free entry



See location of Ridings Shopping Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 333207  Lat: 53.68183 Long: -1.49606

By Road:
Follow signs for Wakefield city centre.
Several car parks available.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed