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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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New Look is a leading fast fashion retailer, offering excitement and accessible fashion across the globe. New Look translates the latest trends from the catwalk, celebrities, and the streets as fast as it can, providing its customers with the most up-to-date styles. New Look stocks everything from jeans to evening dresses, and shoes to shoulder bags. Staff are there to help every customer look and feel great, and New Look prides itself on offering fashion for all shapes and sizes.

From essential tees and jeans to the very latest trends, plus new arrivals every week, New Look Men has something for you whenever you need it.

For over 30 years, NEXT has been one of Britain's most popular brands - acclaimed for its mastery of classic contemporary style evidenced in the combination of outstanding design, great quality and true value. NEXT offers exciting, beautifully designed, excellent quality fashion and accessories for men, women and children together with a full range of homewares. Please see website for opening hours.

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Founded in 1982, PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets quality, contemporary, hand-finished jewellery. PANDORA is a multinational company, operating in 80 countries on six continents. Stores sell a wide range of charms, bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants and watches, allowing each customer to express their own individual style.

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