Santa Claus is set to park up his sleigh at Surrey Quays Shopping Centre .

The mall will host Father Christmas himself in a glittering grotto from Saturday, December 5 and Thursday, December 24.

Visits are free and every child will receive a special gift.

Mr Claus will open the doors at noon every day, with the last present handed out at 6pm.

On Sundays he's a little busier, so the hours run from noon until 5pm.

Guests can pre-book but must arrive five minutes beforehand.

A £1.50 online booking charge applies.

The mall near Canada Water station will again be supporting Surrey Docks Farm as its chosen charity this Christmas.

Donations can be made at the grotto.

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