Tag: Swan Centre

Vue Cinema up for Sale

The cinema chain that owns the Swan centre’s flagship cinema ‘Vue’ is trying to find a buyer for the company it has emerged. The state of the art movie theatre opened in Eastleigh last year and reported an excellent start to trading. Vue which operates 65 cinemas in the UK and has 20% of the…

Prezzo Opens. Eat for £1 Voucher Offer!

Italian style restaurant chain Prezzo is now open at the Swan Centre in Eastleigh. This joins the existing chain eateries/cafes Nando’s, Costa Coffee,Frankie & Benny’s and Macdonalds. Prezzo has a varied menu, including pasta, risotto, chargrilled meats, fresh salads and award winning Pizzas. The restaurant also has unrivalled panoramic views of an exotic lingerie shop…

Swan Centre Library reopens

Eastleigh Public Library in the Swan Centre reopened today following its four month long refit. The interior space and layout has been redesigned and there is new shelving and equipment on display. However, the most radical change is that the issue and return of books are no longer handled by librarians wielding date stamps. Instead…

Trapped tenant in poverty plea

As a full time assistant on the pharmacy counter in the Swan Centre’s Boots branch, Dominic Smith, is a familiar face to most Eastleigh townsfolk. However many would be surprised to discover he is one of growing number of people who despite being in full time work have fallen into the poverty trap. These are…

Kids get crafty for Mother’s Day

Kids were being crafty at the Swan Centre Eastleigh when they got an early start on planning gifts for Mother’s Day and got stuck into making some fabulous Mothering Sunday picture cards. After making their masterpiece they had their picture taken, along with their crafty creation and the photograph printed off to display in their…

Information Consternation!

Eastleigh Borough Council is failing to respond to Freedom of information requests within the legal timescale according to Matthew Myatt, Eastleigh Activist and Local Human Rights Campaigner. Under the Freedom of Information Act, Public Bodies are obliged to respond within 20 days to requests for information. Exasperated at the delay to his information request relating…

Town Centre Parking Charge Bombshell

Charges for long stay parking in the Town centre have just risen by up to 7%, well over the rate of inflation. Even before the latest rise, visitors to Eastleigh who may have wished to linger in order to enjoy the new restaurants, bowling alley and cinema would have had to pay considerably more for…

Aliens invade Swan Centre

Shoppers at the town’s Swan Centre were startled to find themselves in a the middle of an intergalactic war as Aliens and Colonial Marines battled it out in the shopping centre’s ‘Game’ Store to celebrate the launch of Alien V’s Predator. During the height of the fighting, 6 year old Molly Knight from Bishops Waltham…

PC’s to advise on PC Safety

Police in Eastleigh are hosting an information stand in the Swan Centre tomorrow about internet safety for children. Police officers and representatives from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre will be on hand between 9am and 1pm to advise parents about how to ensure their children use the internet and mobile phones safely and…

Prize Bonanza for Eastleigh Shoppers

If you play your cards right in Eastleigh on Saturday, between 11 and 3, you will be a winner! The Swan Centre has joined up with the Town Centre Partnership to invite Eastleigh Shoppers to have a punt while they pick up everything they need for a perfect Valentine’s Day. There is a free gift…

Swan Centre bucks trend

Swan Centre Sign

The Swan Centre in Eastleigh is celebrating a  29% increase in shoppers year on year according footfall figures they have released for December. This contrasts sharply with a 2.8% national fall reported by retail data company Experian. The Swan Centre also claims 75% of their businesses reported ‘excellent sales’ over the Christmas period despite figures…