Bluewater, Kent

Bluewater features a curated brand mix of retail and leisure experiences.

It’s situated in the unique location of a former chalk quarry, surrounded by 50 acres of lakes and parkland. Offering the longest dwell time and highest conversion rate of any UK shopping centre, Bluewater is designed to bring even more guests to your door.

Retail space to rent at Bluewater 

Our Platform+, Home and Spotlight products are available at Bluewater. 

Platform+ is a fully-equipped plug-and-play white box space with furniture, and you can lease for as short as two days. 

Home is for more traditional retail with an experiential twist. Longer lease spaces are ready for a fully bespoke fit out. 

Spotlight features flexible activation space from digital activations to full-scale takeovers and events. 

For leasing enquiries and opportunities, please contact or pop your details in here.  

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A dazzling array of brands 

Bluewater features a dazzling array of brands, from premium tech giant Apple, to some of the most recognisable names in fashion, including Zara and H&M. Guests also enjoy Hangloose Adventure for adrenaline-filled days out on England’s longest zipline and largest swing.

Blue is the new green! 

Sustainability has been a key part of the culture at Bluewater from when the doors were opened in 1999 to today. Striving to be known as a truly sustainable destination, Bluewater’s Facilities Management team continually modernise the energy and waste infrastructure, diverting 100% of waste from landfill since 2009 and are on track to reduce carbon intensity by 40% from 2013 to 2030. 

Over the last decade, Bluewater has worked to implement its Biodiversity Management Strategy to safeguard 17 protected species of plants and animals within Bluewater’s natural ecosystem. 

Since becoming the first real estate company in the world to have its carbon emissions targets approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative in 2016, we’ve focused on implementing innovations that support the transition to a low-carbon world. As part of our net zero transition investment plan, we’re installing rooftop solar panels across our centre which are estimated to deliver 191tCO2e of emissions reduction annually – the equivalent of around 115 return trips from London to New York. 

1,845,000sq ft


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