Build-a-Bear Workshop

About Build-A-Bear Workshop

About Build-A-Bear Workshop

This store accepts gift cards

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Make your own stuffed animal friend! Choose from over 30 furry friends to make. Stuff it and give it a heart filled with your wishes – a Build-A-Bear Workshop® trademark - and then personalise it with hundreds of fashions and accessories. Plus, continue the fun at home for FREE when you bring your new furry friend to life online at® - our world stuffed with fun!

Opening Hours

Standard opening hours

Monday to Friday
9.00am - 8.00pm
9.00am - 7.00pm
11.30am - 5.30pm
Bank holiday Mondays
10.00am - 6.00pm

Please note that these are the Centre's standard opening hours.  Some store times may vary, please check with individual stores.

Map and Contact

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You can get to Build-a-Bear Workshop from the lower level.

Tel no: 0161 839 4308

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