Eaton’s now offering Afternoon Tea box delivery! 🚚

Friday 15th January

Get your hands on Eatons Tea Room Afternoon Cream Tea box and have it delivered free of charge to your door in Braintree and close surrounding areas or collection is available. This is the perfect lockdown gift or surprise for your mother, grandmother or any friend or relative for that matter.

Inside our Classic Afternoon Tea box you will discover freshly home baked scones (2 per person) with Tiptree strawberry jam, clotted cream. Choose treats from our very tempting gourmet chocolate fudge brownie, lemon cake, carrot cake or coffee walnut cake.Enhance the experience & choose any of our options to add to your Tea Box.A delicious selection of fine finger sandwiches with smoked Salmon & cream cheese, egg mayo & watercress & ham and mustard & cheese and pickle £25 for 2 people, all the food and cakes are lovingly homemade.

Drop Eaton’s Tea Rooms a message now! 😋


Triple points when you spend more that £25 at Boots! 📱

Tuesday 12th January

Find new products in-store at Boots UK to bring you wellness in the new year, and some amazing offers too via the Boots app. You can also collect triple points when you spend £25 on health and wellness until Wednesday 27th January. 


We’re here for you

Friday 8th January

A list of essential stores open here at George Yard plus click & collect options. 🛒

Essential Stores:
Boots, Co-op Funeralcare, Greggs, Poundland, Superdrug and WH Smith

Click & Collect only:
Braintree Mobile, CeX, Fever Accessories and Time2vape

For the latest updates click here.


New Year New Activewear! 🏃‍♀️

Wednesday 6th January

Get your January activewear covered with Peacocks! Get it now with 20% off all full priced items online. Shop online now!


BBC TV Education Announcement 🔊

Monday 4th January

Starting on Monday 11th January, each week day on CBBC will see a three-hour block of primary school programming from 9am, including BBC Live Lessons and BBC Bitesize Daily, as well as other educational programming such as Our School and Celebrity Supply Teacher and much loved titles such as Horrible Histories, Art Ninja and Operation Ouch.

BBC Two will cater for secondary students with programming to support the GCSE curriculum, with a least two hours of content each weekday.


Welcome to 2021 – Update on list stores open here at George Yard

Friday 1st January

Essential Stores

Boots, Co- op Funerals, Greggs, Poundland, Superdrug and WHSmith.

Click & Collect

Braintree Mobile , CEX, Fever Accessories, TIme 2 Vape and F.Hinds

Please adhere to the government’s guidance on social distancing to reduce social interaction between people and help reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19):Do not enter the centre if you are experiencing any of the COVID19 symptoms Maintain a distance of at least 2 metres from all other members of the public. Strictly observe the stores’ social distancing measures as instructed by their staff. Please respect and follow the instructions outlined by our retail stores and centre security team. Please wear face covering when in store or unless exempt


Christmas Opening Hours ⏰

Friday 18th December

  • Thurs 24th Dec- Normal Trading
  • Fri 25th Dec – Centre Closed
  • Sat 26th Dec – Normal Trading
  • Sun 27th Dec – 10am – 4pm
  • Mon 28th Dec – Normal Trading
  • Tues 29th Dec – Normal Trading
  • Weds 30th Dec – Normal Trading
  • Thurs 31st Dec – Normal Trading
  • Fri 1st Jan 2021 – 10am – 4pm

Gift inspo from stores here at the centre 🎁

Monday 14th December


Late Night 16th & 23rd December 🛍

Wednesday 9th December

We’re delighted to let you know you can now shop later here at George Yard! The centre will be open until 7pm on Wednesday 16th and 23rd December! 🛍🛍

Full list of stores taking part in Late Night Shopping:

  • Boots 8.30am – TBC
  • Braintree Barbers – (9am – 6pm)
  • Braintree Mobile – (9am – 7pm)
  • Brow Buzz – (10am – 5.30pm)
  • Card Factory – (8am – 7pm)
  • CEX – (8.45am – 7pm)
  • Claire’s – (9am – 7pm)
  • Clintons – (9am – 5.30pm)
  • Dorothy Perkins (9am- 5pm)
  • Feathers – (9am – 9pm)
  • Fever Accessories (9am – 7pm)
  • F.Hinds – (9.15am – 7pm)
  • Greggs – (6.30am – 5pm)
  • Helen’s Beautique (9.30am – 5pm)
  • Peacocks – (8.30am – 6pm)
  • Poundland – (9am – 6pm)
  • Premier Travel – TBC
  • Quadrant – (9am – 5pm)
  • Superdrug (9am – 6pm)
  • The Works (8am – 6pm)
  • Time 2 Vape – (9am – 6pm)
  • TUI – (9.30am – 5.30pm)
  • Vodaphone – (9am – 5.30pm)
  • W H Smith – (8.30am – 6.30pm)
  • Yours – TBC


Market Stalls will be at George Yard thi Saturday 10am-4pm!

Monday 7th December

If you are popping into George Yard this weekend make sure to visit the Market Stalls which will be in the centre from 10am-4pm. Perfect for Christmas present shopping! 🛍


Christmas decorations are up at George Yard! ✨

Tuesday 2nd December


The Giving Tree 🎄

Friday 27th November

We’re once again delighted to be working alongside Home-Start Essex to make sure women and children get a Christmas gift this year.

Simply buy a suitable Christmas gift when visiting stores here at George Yard and take it to the Management Suite, located near Eaton’s Tea Rooms. If you can’t head to George Yard, why not order from our shops online and have the gift delivered to Centre Management. 🖱🖱

Postal address: Centre Management George Yard Shopping Centre, Braintree CM7 1RB. For more information click here.


TUI launch winter 2021 & Summer 2022 holidays!

Thursday 19th November

Give yourself something to look forward to! Book your appointment with TUI Braintree to take advantage of launch offers for winter 2021 and summer 2022. Please ask a member of the team for more information & to book your appointment.

Call TUI Braintree – 01376 329797 or e-mail [email protected]


Poundland launch Christmas catalogue! 🧾

Friday 13th November

Get cosy this Christmas with Poundland! 🎅 Let’s make Christmas magical Braintree! Take a look at the Christmas book.


Poppy Appeal 🌺

Thursday 5th November

Royal British Legion (RBL) will be back here at George Yard selling poppies and merchandise under the bandstand this Saturday 31st October and Friday/Saturday 6th and 7th November. Please pop by to purchase a poppy to help continue to support the RBL.

If you’re unable to head to George Yard to purchase your poppy, visit their website to donate online. #EveryPoppyCounts


Meet Santa at George Yard this Christmas 🎅🎄

Tuesday 3rd November

We’re delighted to be welcoming Santa back to George Yard! For more details and to book on click here!


Christmas has landed at Greggs! 😍

Monday 2nd November

Christmas has come early at Greggs, with everyone’s favourite festive bake, mince pies, sausages in a blanket baguette are more are back in store at Greggs!


Halloween at Claire’s Accessories 🎃

Friday 16th October

Check out the range of fancy dress and more in store at Claire’s Accessories!


Check out Eaton’s latest refurb!

Tuesday 1st September

Eaton’s have recently undergone a face lift! Eat in or take-away, we offer a wide variety of tasty home cooked food. Choose from weekly specials or the option to design your own menu. 😋


Shop Safe, Shop Local at George Yard Shopping Centre

Wednesday 12th August