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New extended service set to deliver passengers direct to popular retail outlet

23 Apr 2019

The Stagecoach East Midlands Mansfield Miller number one service is to be extended on Tuesday April 23, providing a quick and convenient link to McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands in South Normanton.


Passengers can expect a frequent service, every 30 minutes, operating from Woodhouse and Mansfield via Sutton in Ashfield and Huthwaite, giving customers greater transport options for accessing the popular shopping outlet.  


The new extended service will run on a single deck bus that boasts luxury high-backed seating and contactless ticket machines, making passenger journeys faster and more comfortable.


The bus will operate Monday to Saturday from just after 7am to 8pm, with a Sunday service operating just before 9am to just before 6pm.


McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands is the leading designer outlet in the Midlands. Shoppers can pick up some of their favourite labels from brands such as Nike, Lindt, Crew Clothing, Joules, and GAP at the centre. It’s also home to several popular cafes and restaurants, including Wagamama and Pizza Express, and sees over three million visitors to the centre each year.


Matt Cranwell, Managing Director, Stagecoach East Midlands said: ‘We are constantly looking for ways to help ease congestion on the roads and provide quick, convenient and easy transport links to popular destinations.


“We hope to attract new customers on the service to McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands, taking advantage of the buy one get one half price Duo fares and the frequent service”

Paul Tyler, Centre Manager, McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands, commented: “The extended Stagecoach services are brilliant news for McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands. We’re always looking to welcome new and existing shoppers to the centre through a range of transport options so we’re thrilled to see Stagecoach extending one of their popular services to the centre. This will also be a welcome additional service to many of our staff and brand partners.”


The new Duo ticket will be applicable on this service, when travelling together adults are able to purchase one adult fare and get the other at half price, making significant savings.


Fares will start from as little as £3.45 for two people travelling from Huthwaite, £6.30 from Sutton in Ashfield, £7.80 from Mansfield and £10.05 for two from Mansfield Woodhouse.  Mega Rider Plus is also available for those travelling daily from £16.70.