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Darwin and Pride Hill Shopping Centres

Shrewsbury's two largest shopping centres, which host a collection of top high street names, are perched on Pride Hill. The Darwin Centre and Pride Hill Centre are multi-level shopping malls sitting amongst the very old streets of Shrewsbury. Housed within them are many shops and cafes, including high street fashion, food and drink, health and beauty and plenty of independents.

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High street fashion

The Darwin Centre hosts a collection of top names; including casual fashions from River IslandTopshop and H&M, whilst opportunity for business or special occasion styling can be found at Monsoon, where you can pick up your perfect party dresses or elegant eveningwear. For those looking for something special, jewellers Ernest Jones and Pandora are on hand to assist with your gift selection.

High street favourites in the Pride Hill Centre include the footwear experts of Clarks, quality fashion and homeware at Next, fashionable family style at Peacocks, clothing for women and teens at New Look, and stylish shoes with comfort built in at Hotter.

Food and drink

Refuel without leaving the centre with the cookie and cake selection at Café Flavour, or for great food and value for money, lunch at Massarella's will provide the perfect rest-spot and still leave you with money for even more retail therapy.

Health and beauty

K2 is a Sassoon-partner salon run by Bond Street trained Philip Minton who once cut the hair of Vidal Sassoon's wife. The experienced team invite you to join them for a new style, up-do for an evening out, or simply for a trim. Although, if you're planning a rapid transformation, Supercuts can tame tresses in a hurry.

For those wishing for a glamorous gathering, Girly Girlz are on hand to organise children's pamper parties.

If you're in need cosmetic staples, or eye and hearing health advice, there is a dedicated Boots Opticians in the Darwin Centre and Boots, in the Pride Hill Shopping Centre.

Children's toys and games

Get something for the kids in the Pride Hill Centre with a visit to The Entertainer, is full of family favourites and the unbeatable outdoor collection will encourage any little ones to get active.

Discover geeky gadgets and perfect presents in Hawkin's Bazaar, their pocket money toys are great for the occasional treat. Don't be surprised to find staff on space hoppers and flying gizmos in this Aladdin's Cave.

Independents

Many independents can be found amongst familiar High Street brands in Pride Hill; betrothed beauties can pick out the wedding dress of their dreams at Heavenly Brides and BellesGreen Ginger specialises in greetings cards and postcards with a local flavour and Mollie's Sweetshop (created by 9 year old Mollie Price and run by her parents) stocks shelves of sugary treats.

Bespoke, hand-made furniture can be found at the family run Shepherd Hills Furniture, or for something unique, the Extraordinary Furniture Company have a selection of pieces that you will be pushed to find elsewhere.

The centres host a collection of top high street names.

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Ann Summers is one of the country's biggest pleasure retailers for women, with three well-established sales channels; party plan, retail and ecommerce. Ann Summers has been providing the ultimate girls' night in for over three decades. Its parties are now bigger, better, sexier and more fun than ever, with thousands held throughout the country every week. The Shrewsbury store stocks a range of clothing, lingerie, sex toys and gifts. Ann Summers is the go-to brand for all things sexy!

Card Factory is the leading specialist greetings card retailer in the UK, as well as selling gift dressings and associated gift and party products. The store in Shrewsbury sells an excellent range of cards for all occasions, along with gifts, gift bags, gift wrap, bows, ribbons, balloons and so much more! Card Factory aims to produce a wide range of exceptional quality cards and products at unbeatable value.

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Claire's is a leading retailer of jewellery and accessories for girls and young women. The store in Shrewsbury's Darwin centre stocks a great range of jewellery items, such as earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings and watches. There is also a huge variety of accessories, with everything from lunch bags to CDs & DVDs, and umbrellas to phone cases! Claire's has loads of fantastic hair accessories, including BaByliss hair dryers and straighteners.

From contemporary looks inspired by the catwalk to shoes that put growing feet in safe hands, one name says it all: Clarks. The world number one in 'everyday footwear', Clarks design, innovate, manufacture and sell more than 50 million pairs of shoes every year.

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Founded as a single store in Oxford Street in 1949, Ernest Jones has grown to become a highly reputable national chain, renowned as the UK's diamond and watch specialist. Ernest Jones brings the quality, range, presentation and exceptional customer service of London's West End to the provincial market town of Shrewsbury. The store in the Darwin Centre offers a stunning collection of beautiful diamonds, including engagement rings, eternity rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more.

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