Santa will be taking present requests in Hounslow's Treaty Centre from next weekend.

The big man will open his grotto next Saturday (November 15) at midday outside Tiger at the shopping centre in Hounslow High Street.

Children can find him there every Saturday, from 12pm-6pm, and Sunday, from 11am-5pm, during November. From December 6 he will be there every day from 10am-6pm (11am-5pm on Sundays) until Christmas Eve.

Youngsters can also watch the crazy antics of a roller skating Christmas pudding and snowman at the centre next Saturday afternoon during three free sets.

A roller-skating snowman will entertain youngsters at the Treaty Centre, in Hounslow, on Saturday, November 15
 

H&M's new store at the centre will open next Thursday (November 13) and Next is due to welcome the first customers to its branch there in early December.

* Tickets for Santa's grotto cost £4 including a present. They are available at the grotto or online at www.treatyshoppingcentre.co.uk