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Your health and safety are of the utmost importance to us.

Our centre has attained the Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Covid-19 certification. Read on to find out more about what we’re doing to keep you safe and what you can do to help protect all of our guests while you shop.

In line with the latest English Government update, stores at York Designer Outlet remain open.

However, all dine-in restaurants and the Food Quarter seating area will close from Thursday 31st December, with some eateries choosing to offer take-away and delivery services. The wellbeing of our customers, brand partners and employees remains of the upmost importance to us. Our centre has attained the Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Covid-19 certification, which is based on the actions we have taken to manage and reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19, in accordance with current good practice, in line with local and national guidelines.

We encourage you to refer to the Government’s guidance on local travel restrictions when planning your visit. We will be updating this website regularly, so please continue to check for further information. We look forward to welcoming you. Until then, stay safe and stay connected.

Travel Restrictions

Local lockdown restrictions may mean that some guests are not permitted to travel to the centre at this time. We advise you to check the current British Government advice prior to planning your visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/full-list-of-local-restriction-tiers-by-area

Face Coverings

The safety of our customers and staff is of the utmost importance to us. The latest government guidelines advise that it is mandatory for customers to wear a face covering inside the stores at all shopping centres and in the public areas of indoor shopping centres. With this in mind, face coverings are now compulsory throughout York Designer Outlet.

Capacity In Stores

The social distancing and safety measures we have taken are in line with the most up-to-date advice from our local health authorities and in accordance with Government guidelines. This includes managing visitor numbers within these guidelines to regulate footfall and the introduction of customer counting and socially distanced queuing systems. 


In accordance with Government advice, our dine-in restaurants and the Food Quarter seating area will be closed from 31st December until further notice. However, some of our food and drink partners may choose to offer takeaway-only services. We will update the individual restaurants’ pages on our website regularly, so please check online for further information before planning your visit.
Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Covid-19 Certification

Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Covid-19 Certification

As part of our mission to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable day out shopping with us, we have now been certified with the Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Covid-19 certification.​

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing and inspection certification ​and focuses on guaranteeing consistent good procedure across multiple sites. ​So you can relax, feeling secure in the knowledge that we have taken care ​of all the necessary health and safety measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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