Today's Shopping Hours: 9:00am - 5.30pm (TK Maxx 9am - 7pm)

Centre Information

Directions by car

The Octagon Shopping Centre is easily accessible via the A38, A444, A511 & M42, with Birmingham, Derby, Leicester and Nottingham within a 30 mile radius.  

For sat-nav use, please use postcode DE14 3ST.


Burton upon Trent bus operators Arriva, Midland Classic and Trent Barton operate frequent services from the centre to all surrounding areas including Tamworth, Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Derby.


The Octagon Shopping Centre is only a 15 minute walk from the train station which provides direct links to the surrounding areas including Tamworth, Nottingham, Derby and Birmingham New Street.


Throughout the opening hours, staff members at The Octagon will be available to help with any questions or queries relating to the centre.

The Octagon Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9.00am to 5.30pm

Sunday: 10.00am to 4.30pm

TK Maxx is open until 7.00pm Monday to Saturday.

FREE in centre wi-fi

You can now stay connected on our free O2 wi-fi within the centre.

Local Scheme Involvement

As well as being a proud member of the Burton Business Club, The Octagon Centre is also honoured to be part of the Burton Chamber of Commerce and Burton Business Crime Reduction Partnership.

The Octagon Car Park

There are 700 spaces available in the Octagon's carpark including 35 marked disabled parking bays.

Car park prices:

Up to 2 hours £1.00

2 – 3 hours £1.50

3 – 4 hours £2.50

4 – 12 hours £6.00

On Sundays and bank holidays it is £1.00 to park all day. There is no parking charge on Christmas Day and Easter Sunday.

To ensure The Octagon Centre is reducing its carbon footprint, they have adopted a paperless parking system.  When you arrive at the car park, a camera will take a photograph of your number plate which records the time you entered. On departure, the pay machines will ask you to enter your registration number and your payment will appear on the screen. The camera on exit will then recognise your car and raise the barrier once the car park fee is paid in full.

Car Park Loyalty Scheme

For every 20 paid visits to the centre's car park, drivers will automatically receive one unlimited parking stay FREE of charge.

ATM Locations

There is a free to use ATM Cash Machine located in Poundland on the ground floor.

Sustainability Statement

Environment and Waste Management

In 2015 we achieved net zero waste to landfill through improved segregation and recycling streams. Our waste management plan concentrates on specific areas for improvement to ensure that we continue on track with this continuing  objective. We segregate and recycle the waste collected from our on-mall located rubbish bins.


We monitor and collate data to ensure that we operate efficiently, identifying trends for analysis and initiatives for further improvement so that we can continue to reduce our energy consumption. We regularly retender to get the best possible long term deal for our supply of gas and electricity.


We realise water is a precious commodity and are keen to reduce consumption and implement rain water harvesting and grey water recycling initiatives at some point in the future. All taps used within the publicly accessible areas are designed not to waste water in normal use.


We routinely engage with our community partners to facilitate space and opportunities for them to increase and capitalise on local exposure. As part of our events programme we include an element of charitable giving whenever possible and appropriate. Each year we hold a Christmas Tree Festival which engages widely with the local community. The Octagon Shopping Centre also supports Burton in Bloom with sponsorship of the floral displays on St Peter's Bridge.

Green Transport

We provide facilities for both visitors and employees designed to encourage alternative environmentally friendly transport choices. There are publicly accessible bike racks by Costa Coffee and Iceland as well as facilities for staff using this means of transport to reach their places of work.

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