Chester GO Outdoors to reopen after refurbishment 2023


Helen Skelton of Strictly Come Dancing will officially reopen a GO Outdoors location in Chester that was temporarily closed for renovations.

The store on River Lane in Saltney will reopen on Tuesday, May 16, with an official grand opening on Saturday, May 20, featuring Strictly Come Dancing’s Helen Skelton. Helen, a brand ambassador who reached the Strictly finals with Gorka Marquez, will cut the ribbon at 9:00 a.m. on May 20.

Peter Burton, the store manager, will give the first 200 customers a £20 gift voucher, and the next 100 will receive a complimentary good bag worth £25 each. In-store activities for families, including face painters and balloon sculptors, will continue throughout the day, according to store management.

The Strictly Come Dancing star will inaugurate Chester’s store.

GO Outdoors Cheshire is also offering an additional 15% off to consumers from May 16-29. The newly-renovated store offers abundant free customer parking and will carry an extensive selection of brands, including Rab, Berghaus, Peter Storm, Hi-Gear, and Brasher.

The 45,000-plus-square-foot store will also feature full-size departments for Naylors Equestrian, Fishing Republic, and Bike 365, allowing customers to purchase specialized equipment for equestrian, angling, and cycling activities.

The store has 44 employees and provides services such as boot and backpack fitting, as well as collection and drop-off points for online orders, Evri, UPS, and DPD deliveries.

Peter Burton, the store manager, stated, “We are ecstatic and delighted to unveil the newly renovated GO Outdoors. This expansion is the result of GO’s success over the past few years, during which more and more people have discovered the benefits of the outdoors for their physical and mental well-being.

We are excited to offer more customers our unmatched selection of outdoor apparel, footwear, and equipment, while also supporting the local community and creating jobs in Chester.

Saltney Retail Park, River Lane, Saltney is where GO Outdoors Chester is located.