The future looks bright at Brewery Square
Brewery Square, a vibrant shopping and leisure centre in the heart of Dorchester, has recently announced that is has filled all of its shops, now let to the most diverse range of retailers, restaurants and leisure facilities available locally.
With over 40 stores, cafés and restaurants, Brewery Square is the ultimate shopping destination. Home to a mix of household names and independent brands, it offers visitors everything they could need in an attractive and compact space. When in need of a break from shopping, there’s also a range of delicious dining experiences available with flavours from around the world.
Brewery Square is one of the top tourist destinations in the area and is perfect for a family day out, a place to meet up with friends or a solo shopping trip. The 37-jet fountain situated below the Screen on the Square, which is used to show short films and major sporting games, is also fantastic fun for children to enjoy themselves in the hot weather.
Brands who have made themselves at home within Brewery Square include:
- ODEON Dorchester
- Dorset Hideaways
- Maxgate Properties
- Belle Modelle
- Jacqueline’s Boutique
- Loco Loves
- Phase Eight
- Seventh Seal
Food and Drink
- Copper Street Brewery
- Moorland Express
- Morrish & Banham Wine Merchant and Tasting Room
Gym and Fitness
- Anytime Fitness
- Hygge Wellness
- The Breathing Space
Health and Beauty
- The Atrium Health Centre
- The Highbrow Clinic
- Thomas J William
- Tout’s Pharmacy
Home and Interior
- Avenue Interiors
- Dorchester Art Gallery
- Gallery On The Square
- Margo and Mya
- Stems Florist
- Vinyl Van
- Woods Furniture
The development also includes a variety of restaurants, cafés and bars, including:
- Brewhouse & Kitchen
- Costa Coffee
- Côte Brasserie
- Creams Café
- Hendover Café
- Pizza Express
- Vivo Lounge
Speaking about choosing Brewery Square to open her store, Leila Gregory, owner of quirky independent fashion and lifestyle shop, Belle Modelle, said: “I decided to become a permanent tenant at Brewery Square in August 2019 and could not be happier with my decision. There is always a fantastic atmosphere, especially during holiday seasons when the Square hosts a variety of family-friendly events for everyone to enjoy. Belle Modelle experienced its most prosperous Christmas to date in 2019 and I can’t wait to see what 2020 will bring.”
Emma Randell, owner of Stems Florist, added: “I have been a part of the Brewery Square community since 2015 and have seen the retail offering move from strength to strength. We are a very tight-knit group who work collectively to support each other.”
Toby Frere, co-owner of Seventh Seal, commented: “As an independent store owner, it is fantastic to be part of such a vibrant and stylish development, where every day we welcome many regular customers and new visitors to the store. It is a fantastic destination with a great retail offering that we are proud to be involved in.”
Brewery Square also holds popular events throughout the year, which has previously included various household names, such as children TV entertainers, Andy Day, Dr. Ranj and Mr. Bloom. With plenty of large-scale entertainment planned for the rest of the year, including a pirate show in April with the stars of the Cbeebie’s hit show, Swashbuckle and a crazy golf weekend in May, there is plenty to look forward to for visitors of all ages at the vibrant Dorchester destination.
In addition to the shopping complex, the £100 million development, which was built on the former site of the Eldridge Pope Brewery, has also created 300 modern homes and a Premier Inn Hotel.
Brewery Square continues to thrive, with work currently being carried out to convert the former Brewhouse building into high-quality apartments and ground floor retail space, ensuing that the heritage of the site continues while making it fit for the future.
Robert Ackland, director at Brewery Square, commented: “We are proud of what we have achieved at Brewery Square. The fact we are now at full occupancy speaks for itself. With our prime location, diverse range of stores and restaurants, together with upcoming projects in the pipeline, we look forward to a bright future at Brewery Square.”
To find out more information about Brewery Square, visit www.brewerysquare.com or call 01305 267777.
Address: Brewery Square, 3 Copper Street, Dorchester, DT1 1GH.
Travelling to Brewery Square
By Car – Dorchester is conveniently located at the intersection of the A35 and the A37 putting Brewery Square within easy reach of the M27, M5 and A303. The nearest car park is the Fairfield Long Stay car park, which is opposite Brewery Square of Weymouth Avenue. Parking is available all day for £4.
By Bus– Located in the heart of Dorchester, Brewery Square is easily reached by buses throughout Dorset and further afield.
By Train – Brewery Square is conveniently located next to Dorchester South Railway Station, which is serviced by direct trains from London Waterloo every half hour. Dorchester South also makes Dorchester accessible from Winchester, Southampton, Bournemouth and Poole.