Stores Open At Bedford Centre In Level 3 Lockdown

Bedford Centre has implemented a number of health and safety protocols to assist in curbing the spread of COVID-19, including social distancing measures and increased cleaning. Most of their stores will be open during level 3 lockdown, apart from a few restaurants, salons and tobacconists who are not permitted to trade. Nevertheless, you can still head out to your favourite European-inspired shopping destination right in the heart of Joburg East for groceries, winter clothing and other essentials. Please do remember to wear a face mask and to sanitise your hands frequently while shopping. Enjoy! 

Level 3 Lockdown Update 

As the country entered level 3 lockdown on Monday, 01 June 2020, many businesses and trade sectors were allowed to reopen. As Bedford Centre welcomes back more of their tenants and their loyal customers, stringent safety and hygiene measures will remain in place. This is to ensure the health and safety of all who visit the centre. Your cooperation and support is appreciated during this time.

Safety Precautions In Place At Bedford Centre

There are various health and safety measures implemented across the centre, which include:

  • Sanitising stations positioned across the mall.
  • Signage to ensure the adherence of physical distancing is maintained and the wearing of face masks at all times by all those who are in the shopping centre.
  • Increased cleaning protocol, with additional focus on handrails, lift buttons, parking machines and all other commonly used equipment.
  • Ongoing deep-cleaning of the mall, known as fogging, to ensure all common areas are thoroughly sanitised.
  • Increased refilling of soap dispensers in all bathroom facilities.
  • On-site staff have been provided with hand sanitisers.
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Trading Hours 

Under level 3 lockdown, Bedford Centre has extended its trading hours:

Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00
Sunday and Public Holidays: 09:00 – 15:00

Stores Open In Level 3 Lockdown

Bedford Centre is a premium shopping destination situated in Bedfordview, offering a huge variety of retail stores, two supermarkets, numerous restaurants, family fun and an undeniable European-aesthetic. During level 3 lockdown, most stores will be open at Bedford Centre for grocery essentials, winter clothing and bedding, cellular services, medicines and books. Certain restaurants will also be open for deliveries and collections.

Banking Services

  • GroBank
  • FNB Private
  • FNB Commercial
  • Mercantile Bank
  • Capitec Bank


  • Pick n Pay
  • Woolworths
  • The Tea and Coffee Emporium
  • Butchers Biltong

Footwear & Clothing 

  • ALDO
  • Ana Sousa
  • Cape Union Mart
  • Cotton On Kids
  • Edgars
  • Eva
  • Factorie
  • Foschini
  • Guess
  • Kids Emporium
  • Miladys
  • Mr Price Apparel
  • Naartjie
  • Nicci
  • PnP Clothing
  • Posh
  • Queenspark
  • Ripcurl
  • Step Ahead
  • The Executive
  • Total Sports
  • Truworths
  • VAVA

Health & Beauty 

  • The Body Shop
  • Clicks
  • Dis-Chem
  • Montagu Dried Fruit and Nuts
  • Yan Health


  • @home
  • Loads of Living
  • Tub & Rub
  • Mr Price Home
  • Jack’s Paint


  • Classique Optical
  • Torga Optical

Restaurants (delivery or collection only)

  • Brooklyn Brothers (Only on Uber Eats and Mr Delivery)
  • Fishaways
  • Fournos Bakery
  • Mythos – Bedford Square (Only on Uber Eats and Mr Delivery)
  • Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream
  • Pizza Perfect
  • Salsa Mexican Grill
  • Seattle Coffee Co.
  • Starbucks
  • Steers

Books & Stationery 

  • Exclusive Books
  • CNA

Cellular & Gaming

  • Cellucity
  • Heroes of Games and Comics
  • Lucky Gam
  • Matrix Warehouse Computers
  • MTN
  • Smart Fix
  • Techtronic
  • V.Gadgets + Cellular
  • Vodacom

Specialty Stores

  • 1959


  • Tiger Wheel and Tyre

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Stores Not Open In Level 3 Lockdown

Unfortunately, a few stores will not be permitted to trade during this time. These stores include:

  • Angel’s Hair Stylists
  • Maddy Magoo (Bedfordview)
  • Autowash Bedfordview
  • Nails Mystique
  • Calistos Portuguese Restaurant
  • Nu-Metro Cinemas
  • Catch
  • O Bag
  • Cherokee Spur
  • O Bebe
  • Chevy Lane
  • Pentravel
  • DNA Salon
  • Pilates Addict
  • Dream Nails and Placecol
  • Planet Fitness Bedford Square
  • Europa Food Emporium
  • Smokers Den
  • Flight Centre
  • Sorbet Drybar Bedford
  • Gary Rom
  • Gravity
  • Ster-Kinekor (Pty) Ltd
  • Hair @ Bedford
  • TAB
  • Hamleys (Retail)
  • The Laser Boutique
  • IndiGlo
  • Tower Bureau de Change Pty Ltd
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
  • Twisp
  • Lattelicious

Parking Information

To ensure your safety and convenience, parking will be free at Bedford Centre for the month of June. Upon arrival the boom will automatically open and no ticket will be dispensed. When exiting the centre, proceed straight to the booms.

For More Information

Visit for more information. Also, follow Bedford Centre on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates on their trading hours and store offerings during level 3 lockdown.

Details: Cnr Smith & Van der Linde Rd, Bedfordview, Johannesburg | +27 11 622 1840 |

Bedford Centre

*Please note that this information was correct at the time of writing in June 2020.

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