Thursday 5th  August

Peacocks are on the lookout for a new Store Manager! ✅

Are you proactive, can you use your own initiative, (fashion or home decor)? Experience desirable however not essential as full training provided. The ideal candidate will have previous experience either in management or supervision of personnel within a retail outlet. Apply now.


Thursday 5th  August

The Quadrant are currently hiring for a Fashion Floor Staff member, 12 hours a week – apply online and for the latest job vacancies at Quadrant click here.


Wednesday 4th  August

Are you passionate about fashion and love giving the very best levels of customer care so that you leave everyone happy, wanting to keep coming back and telling all their friends?

Yours Clothing are recruiting! ✨

They’re looking for a Sales Adviser/Retail Advisor and Key Holder, apply here.


Tuesday  3rd August

Get your home fresh and sparkling from £1 at Poundland! ✨


Tuesday 27th July

Check out these long haul 2022 offers from Premier Travel.

01376 318380.
Or pop in to branch.


Friday 23rd July

• No Fix, No Fee Promise
• 24 Month Warranty
• 500,000+ Happy Customers
• 25+ Years Experience In Tech
Available in store at CeX. 🎮🖥



Tuesday 20th July

Back to school means back to early morning chaos, lunchbox packing and school run traffic… so why not make your return to term time easier with Shoe Zone’s class act offers this year? Starting from 26th July we’re offering fantastic value plimsolls and pump bags from just £2.49, boys’ and girls’ school shoes from £9.99 and great savings on playground-certified trainers. Some take a trip down to Shoe Zone at George Yard to shop amazing back to school offers and much more!


Monday 19th July
In line with government guidance, we kindly remind customers to consider others and stay safe. 👍
You are encouraged to wear a mask, maintain a safe distance and use our sanitising station available around the centre. 🧡



Wednesday 14th July 

Add contemporary style to your kitchen with the elegant Cavaletto range from Tower at Quadrant Department Stores. 💙 Featuring a matte midnight blue finish and lustrous rose gold accents, these kitchen essentials make for an eye-catching addition to any countertop.


Monday 12th July 

Check out Card Factory N E W which has been designed and produced in the UK, and all are recyclable! ♻️ Shop the range now.

5% donated to bhf when you purchase a heart! 💟

Friday 25th June

F.Hinds the Jewellers have partnered with the British Heart Foundation to help give hope with every heart product bought. When you purchase a heart themed product in-store (or online) until Friday 23rd July,  F Hinds will donate 5% of the sale to the British Heart Foundation. 👏 

summer sale starts at quadrant Saturday! 🤩

Wednesday 23rd June

The Summer Sale starts tomorrow at Quadrant! Save up to 50% on a range of furniture and more in store at Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society


Tuesday 22nd June

Countdown is on! It’s England V Scotland tonight at 8pm! Make sure to get your Greggs Bakers fix as they’re open till 7pm every day apart from Sundays during the UEFA EURO 2020!  Plus parking is only 10p from 3pm-7pm!

not long now 💙

Thursday 17th June

Dad, you’re a star!  Let him know how important he is to you this Father’s Day with a thoughtful gift from Card Factory. Whether you’re after something cheesy or sentimental, there’s something to suit all fabulous Father figures in store! 


Friday 11th June

Please note that TUI will be temporarily closed Monday 15th – Thursday 18th June, their doors will be back open Friday 19th June. 


Thursday 10th June

The perfect speaker for Dad this Father’s Day! It’s completely waterproof and Fresh n Rebel Rockbox Bold S Speaker in Ruby! If your off with Dad on a staycation or a vacay why not treat him to a Ted Baker Bath and Body Washing Gift Set?! The ultimate survival kit complete with hair and body wash and a body spray to keep Dad smelling fresh! If the Father figure in your life is real mans man then the ManCave Set is a must buy! Naturally derived skincare comes with 6 essential products!You’ll have no trouble finding Dad’s signature scent with Boots new Vicktor & Rolf Spicebomb Infared Eau de Toilette! With notes of red berries, essence and saffron accord pick up a bottle in store now.


Wednesday 9th May 

Whether they’re your Dad, Step-Dad, Grandad or role model, treat your father figure this Father’s Day to something they’ll remember forever from F.Hinds the Jewellers


Monday 7th June

Enjoy a classic game of pool this Father’s Day then indulge in a deliciously chocolatey gift that they’re sure to love! 😋 Then once your finished work together and put your puzzling skills to the ultimate test and piece together ta 3D orange Corvette C6R! Then Dad can relax with some essential reading with the Formula One 2021 Handbook.📚 Shop now at The Works.


Tuesday 1st June

Why not treat the kids this half term with 10% off! Offer ends Saturday 5th June! 🙌


Tueaday 25th May 

Safer Greener Healthier help deliver and enable Safer, Greener and Healthier travel for current and future users of the transport network in Essex. With plans to help turn Braintree into a walking and cycling town have your say and tell SGH what you think – click here! 

get back to dining in at George yard! 💚

Monday 17th May

Eaton’s, Greggs and Brambles located within Quadrant are back open fully! Yes that’s right, get back to catching up with friends over a white chocolate and Biscoff cake from Eaton’s, a fry up at Brambles or a lunchtime pit stop at Greggs! 😋

For opening hours and the latest offers and news click here


Wednesday 12th May

Read the new and definitive biography of the remarkable Duke of Edinburgh. Robert Jobson’s magnificent biography of the Duke of Edinburgh tells the full story of his remarkable life and achievements. Available at The Works.



Tuesday 4th May

Come in for a FREE piercing today at Claire’s. 👂 Try their Rapid™ lotion to swap your earrings in 3 weeks, did you know that Diamond Piercing is also available! 💎 Head in store today.



Friday 30th April

Buy one 💍 and one 30% off! 💍 That’s right – if you yourself are looking to get married or someone you know be sure to let them know and head in store! Offer ends Thursday 20th May! 📅


 holiday pending… 🛫

Thursday 22nd April

Experience RIU Hotels and Resorts across the world with The Co-operative Travel : Chelmsford & Braintree. 🌍 Contactable via phone and email Monday – Saturday 10am-4pm on 01376 551444 or [email protected] 📩



Monday 19th April

Pick up a Yankee Candle in store at Clintons for just 1p in store! 🔥😍
That’s right! Simply purchase any full price large jar and get a small jar for 1p! Will you be treating yourself to the large, small or both?


fancy £10 worth of points? 📱

Monday 12th April

Boots are celebrating 12th April with £10 worth of points!  Simply download the app, link in to your advantage card and redeem your offer in store! Download now


Monday 12th April

George Yard Shopping Centre is now open for non-essential shopping! Please continue to 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
For more details click here.


Friday 9th April

It’s news we’ve all been waiting for here at George Yard Shopping Centre, on Monday our non essential stores will be reopening their doors! 🎉🎉🎉 We look forward to welcoming you all back! 🧡

25% off at peacocks! 😍

Tuesday 6th April

Last chance ladies! 💕 Head to the Peacocks website to get 25% off all our full priced women’s clothing and shoes! BE QUICK, it’ll be gone soon. 💃

EASTER colouring sheets! 🎨

Friday 2nd April

As we head into the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, we have equipped you with some much needed activity sheets for the kids this weekend! Including a colouring sheet, scavenger hunt and what you find sheet!


Thursday 1st April

How cute is this line up! Which one of these Easter Gonks have you picked up from Poundland? 🧡


Friday 26th March
William is ready for the sunshine! 🌞💙 Shop your little ones spring wardrobe online now at M&Co.

50% off at Claire’s! 🐣

Monday 22nd March
Get up to 50% OFF all Easter accessories at Claire’s! 🐰 Get your hoppy looks ready and shop online now.



Thursday 18th March
Don’t miss out on Julian Charles up to 70% off sale PLUS an EXTRA 25% off at the checkout! 😍
Shop a range of spring essentials for your home now! Shop shop shop!


Thursday 18th March
For all your unlocking and repairing mobile phones needs, Braintree Mobile are open Monday – Saturday 9am-5.30pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. You can also call the store on – 07796 629899. 📱


Wednesday 10th March
Here’s some Mother’s Day gift inspiration from Poundland. Shop the range in store. 💐


Monday 8th March

WIN an Afternoon Tea for 2 from Eaton’s worth £30 this Mother’s Day! Head over to our facebook page to enter!


Monday 8th March

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day to a gorgeous piece from Fever Accessories. We’re loving these Annie Haak bracelets, each bracelet has it’s own design and intended to carry a special meaning by way of mantras or symbols that represent luck, love, protection strength and well-being. 💎

Call to order 01376 325928, these can be delivered straight to your front door, or if you prefer to collect from the shop you can too!


Wednesday 3rd March


At 7pm on Wednesday 10th March Premier Travel will be hosting a Virtual Holiday Show with their partners Jet2holidays! If you’re looking for holiday inspiration or just a bit of escapism on a Wednesday night, join Premier Travel and find out about the incredible holidays that are available direct from your local airport!

The Virtual Holiday Show will include: ⭐ A showcase of the full Jet2holidays product range, including family holidays, city breaks, indulgent escapes, villa getaways and more ⭐ A selection of handpicked holiday deals just for you ⭐ Exclusive enhanced booking discounts ⭐ Everyone who joins us on the night will be entered into a prize draw to win a £200 holiday voucher!

The show will last around 30 minutes and take place via Zoom, allowing you to watch from the comfort of your own home. To reserve your place, register here.  ✈️


Tuesday 2nd March

Co-op Funeral care will always go the extra mile, as you can see here there was a funeral for a lady who loved butterflies and a bit of bling. Having been close friends for 15 years, Funeral Director Julie had promised her a bit of sparkle when her time came. Along with looking the part herself, she decorated the coffin with butterflies and a beautiful glittery trim. Read more about personalised funerals here.



Friday 26th February

Get egg-cited for Easter with The Works ! 🐰🎨  Shop online for a range of crafts, inspiration, colouring in and more!


Thursday 18th February 


Have you downloaded the new Card Factory app yet? Not only can you buy all the great products, but you can also enjoy a wide range of new and improved features Click here to download to get all your occasions at your fingertips! 📱

Eaton’s now offering Afternoon Tea delivery! 🚚

Thursday 11th February

Get in touch with Eatons today to order!

Get Valentine’s Day ready with Fever Accessories! 💕

Tuesday 9th January

Looking for a lovely piece of jewellery for a loved one this Valentine’s Day? 😍🎁 Fever Accessories’s have an amazing collection of fashion accessories to suit all!

You can call and collect today alongside your essential shopping on 01376 325928.

CO-op Funeralcare are here to help.

Friday 5th February

Putting plans in place for the future might not be something at the top of your to-do list. It’s easier than you might think and has the added benefit of providing peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Co-op Funeralcare are here to help, read more here.

Free delivery with Time 2 Vape! 🚚

Monday 1st February

CEX Drop & Go! 📍

Tuesday 26th January

Simply create a basket for the goods you wish to sell (Making sure you’re as accurate as possible to avoid any confusion!) and double-checking you’ve got everything that goes with it, such as phone chargers and console accessories.

Please remember that if it’s hardware you wish to sell, wipe it first to remove any data it contains and in the case of smartphones please don’t forget to remove any account data such as iCloud or Google Accounts. Once you’ve finished selecting the item(s) you wish to sell to CeX Braintree proceed to checkout and select the option. Drop them to store on your next essential store. 

Are you a Vodafone Customer?! 📱

Thursday 21st January

Are you taking advantage of your VeryMe Rewards? Designed around you, with weekly treats and giveaways that change to match your interests.​ 😍✅

From movie rentals to perk up your evenings to tasty treats straight to your door, get ready for a whole new world of rewards. Download now via App Store or the Google Play.

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

Tuesday 12th 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

Competition terms & conditions  ⏰

Friday 1st  January

  • Prizes are non refundable, non returnable and non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. 
  • Open to ages 18 years old and above.
  • Winner may be asked to provide contact details to George Yard Shopping Centre to facilitate prize.
  • Prize may require collection from George Yard Shopping Centre.
  • In certain competitions the judges decision is final. 
  • Winner must claim their prize within 5 days from comment on their post.
  • George Yard Shopping Centre reserves the right to change the dates of any competition. 
  • Competitions are not open to employees of George Yard Shopping Centre and the prize sponsor company, or to members of their families. 
  • Following each competition, ​George Yard Shopping Centre will notify the winner by commenting on winners comment.
  • George Yard Shopping Centre may cancel any competition at any time.
  • Any photo competitions that are run, you confirm that you are the owner of the copyright and any similar right in any such photographs.
  • George Yard Shopping Centre social media competitions are available to entrants in mainland United Kingdom only.
  • By accepting these terms and in consideration of your registration and use of the Site you hereby allow George Yard Shopping Centre a license to use the photographs for all purposes in all media throughout the world for the full period of the copyright and any similar right.
  • Only one entry per person unless otherwise specified. 
  • You are responsible for the cost (if any) of sending your competition entry to us.
  • George Yard Shopping Centre reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). 
  • The decision of George Yard Shopping Centre in all matters under its control is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.  
  • If you have any queries regarding these T&C’s, please contact us by emailing.

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