Thanks to its close proximity to O.R. Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park has become a relative retail hub. Both residents and travelers staying over at airport hotels or in nearby B&Bs frequent the malls, shopping centres and smaller retail precincts here. So, come along with us to find the very best retail offerings in the area.
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Shopping Centres & Malls
Festival Mall is Kempton Park’s largest and most popular shopping centre. Situated nearby the airport, directly off the R21 highway, the mall welcomes in visitors from across Johannesburg. The centre is one of the area’s biggest entertainment draw cards, boasting the only ice rink on the East Rand! However, it is the retail offerings here that bring in most shoppers. With four anchor stores – Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay, Woolworths and Game – as well as many other exciting fashion, jewellery and homeware stores, Festival Mall caters to your every desire.
Kempton Square offers a shopping experience with a difference. This open air shopping precinct is situated in the heart of the Kempton Park CBD. The centre’s 65 stores cover a range of product offerings and services, including beauty care, stationery, electronics, fashion, furniture, groceries and sporting equipment. The centre is open until 18:00 on weekdays, providing the ultimate convenience. There is also a Body Lab Gym on site, so you can get in a workout before heading off to do your shopping.
Bonaero Park Shopping Centre
Bonaero Park Shopping Centre is situated directly adjacent O.R. Tambo International Airport. This exciting retail hub was established in 2010 to provide a convenient and quality shopping experience to travelers, tourists and Kempton Park residents. The centre boasts an impressive 3 000m² Checkers Blue Line store, as well as a variety of other fashion and beauty stores. Bonaero Park Shopping Centre is also a popular dining destination, offering a great selection of cuisines from top restaurants.
Kempton Gate Mall
Kempton Gate Mall is one of the area’s smaller retail centres. However, it has been trading for over 25 years, drawing in many loyal customers with its convenient and family-friendly offerings. Its anchor Pick ‘n Pay store provides groceries and household essentials to many Kempton Park residents. There are also a number of beauty, fashion and specialty stores at the centre. Bring the kids along for Saturday morning breakfast at Wimpy, before heading off on your weekly shopping sprint. You’ll find everything from pantry staples to the season’s must-have fashion buys here, so don’t miss out.
Norkem Corner Mall
In early 2019, Norkem Corner Mall underwent massive renovation. After servicing the local community for over 30 years, the centre was finally given a much-needed facelift. It now boasts an impressive retail offering, including three anchor stores – Checkers, Woolworths Food and Ackermans. With the refurbishment a number of new fashion and clothing stores were introduced to the centre as well. Come and find the very best in ladies fashion at Miladys, or get your hands on bargain buys from Mr Price clothing. There is no need to travel to large, overcrowded shopping malls when you can get all you need at Norkem Corner Mall.
Factory Stores and Wholesalers
Fashion Brand Outlet (FBO) is South Africa’s largest independent international fashion brand retail outlet. Their Kempton Park branch offers branded products across menswear, women’s wear and children’s wear. You can save up to 85% on original international brands at FBO, including Boohoo, Miss Sixty, S.Oliver, New Look, Steve Madden, Tom Tailor, Original Marines, Bershka, Energie, Nike and Guess. Don’t miss out on these fantastic deals!
Beyers Chocolate Store
Who doesn’t love chocolate? And, what better way to celebrate your love for all things chocolaty than by visiting Beyers Chocolate Factory Store in Kempton Park. Beyers has been delighting South Africans with their chocolate confections for over 25 years. Come and get your hands on all the Sweetie Pies, Dream Bears and nougat you can eat at factory prices! It’s sounds like absolute heaven to us.