• Ryan Calleja Urry

Calling MCAST Paola Students! Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Main Street 😍

After asking around a little, we found out that many MCAST students aren't aware of how great the Main Street Shopping Complex in Paola really is. So we're here to bring some fun back to your frees by letting you know about all the value they have to offer! Why should you give it a chance you ask? Well...

1) The Convenience 😁

Firstly, being only a 3 minute drive by car or a short 10 minute walk, the shopping centre is super close to MCAST in Paola! Secondly, if you do decide to drive, there's underground parking available for shoppers at Ninu Cremona street (level -2) Oh and the best part?

There's Free Wi-Fi allllll across the complex 😉

2) The Brands 😱

Main Street have a fantastic selection of internationally recognised brands and stores. There's something for everyone here, whether you're a guy or a girl, and no matter your interests.

Starting with fashion; there's Pull & Bear, George, Debenhams & Pimkie just to name a few. Need some new jewellery? Or a watch? Sterling and Accessorize have you covered. Also, for all you gamers and tech-heads, theres's a Forestals! They also have that great variety store Flying Tiger, which is a student favourite for stationary and quirky affordable items.

In terms of having fun during frees, apart from the shopping of course, Main Street have a couple of interesting options. There's a laser tag arena called CyberMaxx - always a classic - and they even have a Bingo Royale area with waiter services and full AC 🎉

3) Food & Drink ☕️ 🍕

Within Main Street itself, there's Antelli's Cafe & Restaurant on Level 3 - they offer a wide variety of food and drinks in a comfortable and fully air-conditioned environment. Patrons can make use of free Wi-Fi and enjoy some lovely panoramic views from its spacious roof garden. Antelli's are open before, during, and after school, that's breakfast lunch and dinner 😊 They'll be open for business by this weekend.

Still hungry? There are many other shops available in the square, so don't worry you'll definitely find something, trust me.

4) The Discounts & Offers 🤩

They have loads. This weekend for example, on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th of October, they're running a competition for one lucky shopper to win €200!

To participate in the €200 shopping spree competition, all you have to do is fill-in the form that you’ll get with any purchase in participating stores. then drop it in the competition box that will be available on Level 0.

On Monday 14th October, one form will be picked at random and the person will be declared a winner after answering one simple question. The name of the winner will be announced on the Official Main Street Facebook page. The prize voucher can then be used at any MainStreet store.

5) Get Your Car Washed While You Shop 🚕

Now available inside Main Street’s car park (accessible from Ninu Cremona Street). Car wash services include exterior hand wash, exterior & interior hand wash and also special treatments that are essential to protect your car and give it that brand new shine.  The car wash service is available Monday to Saturday between 9.00am and 6.00pm. To book your vehicle for a car wash, just call 99863111.

Visit Main Street if you want your frees to be a little more interesting! Oh, and check out their Freshers' Prize Wheel too 😇