General opening times

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 09:00 - 20:00
  • 09:00 - 20:00
  • 09:00 - 20:00
  • 09:00 - 20:00
  • 09:00 - 20:00
  • 09:00 - 18:00
  • 10:30 - 16:30

Additional hours

Store opening times may vary. If you are making a journey to visit a specific store, please check opening times with the retailer.
Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

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Getting here

Parkgate Shopping
Stadium Way
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S60 1TG

01709 780830

  • Car
  • Train
  • Bus
  • Tram
  • Rotherham Central Railway Station is situated in the centre of Rotherham.

    For train timetables and the latest travel updates, click here

    Parkgate Shopping buses operate a regular bus service from Rotherham Town Centre to Parkgate Shopping every 12 minutes.

    The service runs from 8.00am until 16.00 Monday to Saturday. To download a bus timetable, click here.

Facilities

ATMs

Our ATM machines are located in the Nando’s/Subway development – alternative machines are also located in Morrison’s and Wilko’s for your convenience.

Baby Feeding

Baby feeding facilities are available at Asda Living, Costa Coffee and Mothercare.

Car Parking

Parking at Parkgate Shopping is FREE and we have 2,000 spaces available, including spaces designated to Blue Badge holders and parents with young children. Customers are able to park between 8.00am - 11.00pm each day. The Morrisons car park is open from 8.00am and all others are open from 8.45am - 11.00pm.

The car park is operated by TPS UK. If you would like to get in touch with regards to any queries about the car park, please phone 0845 2573540. For further information, you can also visit the TPS website.

We are proud that our car park has been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

Pixifoto

Pixifoto is the UK and Ireland's biggest, most trusted and popular baby, child and family portrait photography specialists.

Pixifoto is located within Mothercare.

Toilets & Baby Changing

Customer toilets are available in Asda Living, Costa Coffee, KFC, Mothercare and Morrisons. Please note that public toilets are also available between Subway and Nando’s adjacent to the ATM’s

Services

Click & Collect

A range of stores within the shopping park offer a Click & Collect service - please see our 'Shops' page for more information.

Lost & Found

For Lost & Found, please contact the security office or email Customer Services.

Wi-Fi

Parkgate Shopping Park offers a free BT Wi-Fi service so you can surf while you shop.

Accessibility

Shopmobility

Wheelchairs are available to borrow from our security office.

Double trouble for Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy puts in a powerhouse performance as both Ronnie and Reggie Kray, in biopic Legend. The actor talks about playing the notorious gangsters, his own “hard man” reputation and the odds on him being the next 007

Playing just one of the notorious gangster Kray brothers, who lorded it over London’s East End in a 20-year reign of violence and intimidation, is something most actors would find challenging enough.

But in Legend, the new biopic about the scandalous siblings, Tom Hardy has decided to take on the roles of both Reggie and Ronnie with no CGI trickery to help out.

Despite this seemingly impossible task, the 37-year-old insists he required no persuading at all to play both twins. “Absolutely none,” he says. “I wanted it. It was just a question of how I was going to get it.”

Perhaps what he calls the film’s “split dynamic” chimes with his own somewhat divided personality.

On the one hand, he’s the tattoo-covered Hollywood hard man who dropped out of drama school, battled addiction and received acclaim for his portrayal of the criminal Charles Bronson in a 2008 film.

But on the other, he’s the happily married dad who was raised as the only child of an artistic family in south-west London and who brings his pet pooch Woody to movie premieres.

He thinks his description as a Hollywood hard man is “nonsense”. He says: “Do you know what I think? If you play the bass in the band, you play the bass in the band, but I can drum too.”

Even so, rumour has it that Hardy preferred playing Ronnie, the psychotic, openly gay brother who was eventually certified insane, and spent most of his life at Broadmoor Hospital before dying of a heart attack in 1995.

“If I had to choose between the two, then yeah, there was a moment in the conversation where Brian wanted me to play Reg, ‘cause Reg was his lead. And me being me, well, it wouldn’t be me if I didn’t go for the other one immediately. But Ron is the firework in many ways.”

“I was a bit less confident in playing Reggie,” the actor admits. “I find straight leads really quite complicated, because they don’t do anything. Things happen to them and they respond to the environment. It’s quite ‘plod, plod, plod’ and kinda boring.”

But there was nothing routine about creating the movie as time and money restrictions meant there was no relying on technology to make shooting easier.

Hardy would start the day as whichever brother had the most screen time, then do a quick change at lunch to become the other.

“There was no CGI, we didn’t have the budget for it, so it was back to old-school tricks, split screen and talking to a tennis ball or Jacob [Tomuri, Hardy’s stunt double]. At the same time, you’ve got the rest of the cast who’ve got to deal with the fact we’ve got a split dynamic in the room, so it was kind of mathematical in a strange way.”

There’s also talk that the actor is the favourite to succeed Daniel Craig when he steps down from the role of James Bond – is there any truth in this?

“I wouldn’t say no,” he adds after a slight pause. “There’s been no serious conversation.”

Legend is in cinemas now.

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