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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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Home Bargains offers top quality, branded goods at low prices, with over 200 stores around the country. The business is one of the UK's fastest growing retailers, and has exciting plans to expand to over 500 stores by 2018. Home Bargains' store in the Darwin Centre stocks a wide range of the biggest high street brands, with everything from health and beauty products to household goods, food, toys and more!

Infinity and Beyond is a retailer in the Darwin Shopping Centre, selling action figures, mini busts, statues, comic books, graphic novels, t-shirts and limited editions. Customers can choose from the latest Marvel & DC comics, new releases from McFarlane, NECA, Hasbro, Mezco and many more. There's something for everyone, including X-Men, Batman, Superman, Spider-man, Warcraft, Star War and Transformers.

K2 The Salon offers a full range of hair treatments, including cutting, styling and colouring. K2 currently has branches in Shrewsbury and Newtown, both of which are now exclusive Sassoon professional. As a family run company, Sasoon professional places a great emphasis on customer care and strives to make every visit a unique experience. K2 The Salon offers clients a free detailed consultation, taking into consideration lifestyle, hair texture, face shape.

Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British chain of fashion and home furnishings stores. Established in 1954, it has grown to become one of the world's best-loved fashion and home furnishings companies. Laura Ashley has a rich design heritage and firm belief in the traditional values of quality and originality, using prints and designs that evoke the English countryside. Stores offer everything from console tables to made-to-measure curtains, footstools to floral clothing!

Founded in 1973, Monsoon is an international clothing retailer, stocking a range of womenswear, childrenswear, homeware, gifts and accessories. Monsoon's talented designers take inspiration and ideas from around the world to create a truly unique look. Monsoon has an exclusive, in-house designed collection of classic and distinctive pieces, ranging from sophisticated evening to casual day wear.

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