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Space is available in a number of prominent, high footfall areas within the centre on a weekly basis for companies wanting to carry out experiential marketing, promote their products, services and brands.

The centre is home to one of the largest Sainsbury's in Kent and Medway's only M&S with a Food Hall. Other benefits include FREE parking (maximum stay 6 hours for customers whilst they are shopping at the centre) and the centre is open until 8pm weekdays with Sainsbury's having extended hours until 11pm on weekdays. Additional key retailers include Argos, BHS, WH Smith. For more information please email Julie Rayner at admin@hempsteadvalley.co.uk

Hempstead Valley is a popular, out of town shopping centre, located on the edge of the Medway Towns (population of 254,000) in Kent. It is only a couple of minutes from the M2 motorway, half way between London and Dover. The centre was the first out of town shopping centre to be built in the south east. It was a pioneer of the 'commercialisation' of mall space, with RMU's being a feature of the centre when it was fully opened in 1979. 


Letting Agents

Jocelyn Holmes,
Gooch Cunliffe Whale,
0207 647 4814,


David Gooch,
Gooch Cunliffe Whale,
0207 647 4808,


Moira Hamilton,
020 7409 8156,


Gary Darrell,


020 7409 8083, 


A1 Poster Site Advertising - In partnership with Positive Media Marketing we have A1 size poster frames located in the captive areas around the Centre and are priced at just £150 per poster/per month*, these are ideal for affordable local and regional advertising.



For further information please call Simon Grant on Free Phone 0800 915 4444 or email him

or visit
*minimum orders apply

History of Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre

The development of Hempstead Valley started in 1974 and was planned as a major district centre, of originally approx 250,000 square foot in size. In the early 1990's the Phase I extension was built which is home to 80,000 sq ft M&S, which was completely refurbished in 2007.

Hempstead Valley is Kent's first·out of town shopping centre and is is home to one of the largest Sainsbury's in·Kent (originally called·Savacentre) and Medway's only M&S with a Food Hall and a range of over 50 retailers.· The centre was modelled on successful complexes in North America. It was originally planned to be an open air shopping centre but the concept was changed to a covered shopping complex. Savacentre at Hempstead Valley·opened on 17th October 1978 and the centre celebrated its 30th birthday in 2008.

Famous celebrities that have visited Hempstead Valley have included:

Terry Wogan
Radio One Breakfast Show - DJs Simon Bates and Peter Powell
Nicholas Parsons
Henry Cooper
Dave Prowse - Stars Wars Darth Vader
Philip Schofield
Dick N Dom
Jordan and Peter Andre