Late Night Shopping at Aberafan Shopping Centre

With Christmas finally here, we have some important changes to announce regarding our opening times during the festive period. We are once again offering late-night shopping, and Santa will also be paying us a visit! Don’t miss out on seeing Santa this year, and make sure to bring your letters!


Late Night Shopping
Our stores will be open until 7pm on the following dates:

Thursday 2nd December

Thursday 9th December

Friday 10th December

Friday 17th December

Monday 20th December

Tuesday 21st December

Wednesday 22nd December

Thursday 23rd December


Santa’s Grotto Opening Times
Santa will be here to read your lists from:

Saturday, 27th November 2 pm – 5 pm
Thereafter every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Please note we have extended the Grotto’s opening hours, on Saturday, 18th December, the Grotto will be open from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Additionally, from Monday, 20th December – Thursday, 23rd December 2021. The Grotto will be open as follows:
10.30 am – 12.30 pm
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
4.00 pm – 6.45 pm

Your last chance to visit Santa will be on Christmas Eve, Friday, 24th December. The Grotto will be available from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm and from 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm.

Entry is £3 and includes a gift from Santa. During Late Night Shopping, Santa’s Grotto will be open at a reduced entry of £2, from 5 pm – 6.45 pm.


Free Parking in Port Talbot
There is also free parking available in Port Talbot town centre from Saturday, 11th December 2021 to Saturday, 1st January 2022. Free Car Parking is also available at the Shopping Centre Service Yards via the entry barrier. Please note: car parking within the multi-storey car park is NOT free.