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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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The Extraordinary Furniture Company is a family run business specialising in unique, quirky and exciting furniture. Every single piece is expertly and stringently checked for any possible fault, no matter how small, so customers get pristine, top quality furniture every time. Products are ALWAYS 100% SOLID WOOD, dovetail jointed and superbly constructed. There is also a bespoke, hand-crafted farmhouse "Plank" range for those wishing to have something made to their specification.

Founded in 1992, the Perfume Shop is one of the UK's largest perfume retailers. Stores offer a wide range of perfumes and fragrances for men and women. This includes premium, designer, classic and celebrity perfumes for women, with a massive choice of big-name brands. The shop also offers a selection of men's fragrances, as well as some brilliant gift ideas. Staff always provide a friendly welcome. Please see website for Shrewsbury store opening hours.

Timepiece Watch Repairs in Shrewsbury is an on-the-spot watch repairs service situated in the Darwin Shopping Centre in Shrewsbury town centre. The branch employs highly trained watch repair technicians with many years of watch repairs experience.

Founded in 1964, Topshop has become a huge fashion success story with over 300 stores in the UK. Topshop epitomises contemporary affordable style, endearing itself to fashion-conscious shoppers with its eclectic British style.

Please see website for opening hours.

Founded in 1988, Vision Express is built on a zest for the optical profession and a drive for unparalleled customer service. Vision Express now has more than 370 stores throughout the UK and is well-established as one of the leading and most trusted opticians. Vision Express delivers a personalised service in a warm and friendly environment, which leaves thousands of customers every year looking and feeling great. For opening hours, please see website.

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