Bus Station Redevelopment

Bus Station Redevelopment

Published on 23/03/2017

Improvements to the intu Merry Hill bus station will begin on Monday 16 January 2017 aimed at delivering a modern, more accessible and welcoming bus station.

Working in partnership with the West Midlands Combined Authority, the project will see new enclosed shelters being built along with covered walkways around the station and between each stand.

The improvements will also include real-time…

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Social Media Competition T&Cs

Social Media Competition T&Cs

Published on 23/03/2017
  • Each respective competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 years and over with a UK postal address except persons connected with this promotion or employees of intu properties.
  • If the competition prize is an intu Gift Card, then please note these can only be used at intu centres – intu Braehead, intu Broadmarsh intu Chapelfield, intu Derby, intu Eldon Square, intu Lakeside,intu Metrocent…
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Upcoming roadworks in Pensnett

Upcoming roadworks in Pensnett

Published on 23/03/2017

Work to improve the roadways through Pensnett begins on 3 January aimed at improving the current road surface.

The work is expected to last for three weeks and will take place at off-peak times between 9.30am to 3.30pm to minimise disruption in the area.

The improvements through Pensnett are part of a wider £9 million borough-wide programme to repair major roads over a three-year period.

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Five Guys opens at intu Merry Hill

Five Guys opens at intu Merry Hill

Published on 23/03/2017

Shoppers at intu Merry Hill are being treated to the taste of America following the launch of the Black Country’s first Five Guys restaurant.  

Since launching in the UK in 2013 the ‘fast-casual’ burger chain has developed a cult-like following, and is instantly recognised for its quality, handcrafted burgers.

With a choice of 15 different toppings on offer, including grilled mushrooms, reli…

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The Big Trick or Treat

The Big Trick or Treat

Published on 23/03/2017

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters are expected to descend on intu Merry Hill on Sunday 30th October as part of the centre's big indoor Halloween Trick or Treat event.

Children are invited to pick up a Halloween bucket from Customer Services from 11am on Sunday and to go out in the safety of the shopping centre and find more than 20 stops, where stores and restaurants will be giving away thousands o…

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Archbishop of Canterbury visits intu Merry Hill

Archbishop of Canterbury visits intu Merry Hill

Published on 23/03/2017

On Sunday 9 October, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited intu Merry Hill as part of his visit to the Diocese of Worcester.

Accompanied by local church members from a range of Christian churches across the region as well as the Mayor of Dudley, Cllr Mohammed Hanif, the Archbishop met with school children and members of the public to support and encourage others, as well as sharing with…

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2016 Retailer Awards - the Winners

2016 Retailer Awards - the Winners

Published on 23/03/2017

The first ever intu Merry Hill Retailer Awards took place on Saturday 24 September, with Virgin Radio presenter Edith Bowman hosting the inaugural event.

Hosted at the Copthorne Hotel at the Waterfront, almost 150 guests were welcomed on the night enjoying a fabulous three-course meal.

Prior to the evening over 2,500 votes were cast by shoppers via the intu Merry Hill website across 12 categ…

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The Salt Cave opens at the Waterfront

The Salt Cave opens at the Waterfront

Published on 23/03/2017

The first Salt Cave in the West Midlands has opened at The Waterfront at intu Merry Hill.

Offering salt therapy to help people with respiratory and skin conditions such as asthma, sinusitis, cystic fibrosis, eczema and psoriasis, The Salt Cave is one of eight available caves, with the nearest one being in Milton Keynes.

Salt Therapy is a drug free treatment in a controlled air medium that si…

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intu Merry Hill opens Black Country's first Green Gym

intu Merry Hill opens Black Country's first Green Gym

Published on 23/03/2017

The Black Country's first Green Gym opened in April, with intu Merry Hill and The Conservation Volunteers launching the scheme at the at the Saltwells Nature Reserve.

The site, which was formerly mined for iron ore, coal and clay right up until the 1960s, became the UK’s first reserve under UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Project in 1992 and one of only 15 in the UK to be awarded the title.

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Spring summer fashion Facebook competition

Published on 23/03/2017

Spring summer fashion Facebook competition

  • The competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 years and over with a UK postal address except persons connected with this promotion or employees of intu properties.
  • How to enter: leave a comment on the designated intu Merry Hill in reply to the Facebook post  [https://www.facebook.com/intumerryhill/posts/10154097318796168] telling us your fav…
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Going for gold - intu Merry Hill wins BPA award

Going for gold - intu Merry Hill wins BPA award

Published on 23/03/2017

intu Merry Hill have won a national British Parking Award for the successful refurbishment of the centre’s multi-storey car park at an awards ceremony in London last month.
 
The awards showcased excellence in the design of parking, facilities, excellent customer service and innovative thinking, with the centre picking up the national award for the refurbishment of its three-storey Purple car pa…

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Young Enterprise Trade Fair comes to intu Merry Hill

Young Enterprise Trade Fair comes to intu Merry Hill

Published on 16/03/2016

Budding entrepreneurs from local secondary schools in the Black Country will be given the opportunity to test their business understanding and entrepreneurial skills at the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at intu Merry Hill on Saturday 19 March.

The Young Enterprise Company Programme gives students aged between 15 to 19 the opportunity each year to develop the skills and knowledge for the workplace…

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Beep Beep - Car park now open

Beep Beep - Car park now open

Published on 23/03/2017

One of the centre's major car parks completed it's refurbishment at the centre this month and was officially opened by The Mayor of Dudley, Councillor Steve Waltho on Monday 14 December 2015.

The multi-storey car park, which is located next to Sainsbury's at the centre has officially been completed and is now open to shoppers on all levels, which includes over 1,000 parking spaces.

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See the Black Country Stories

Published on 04/09/2015

A four-year project documenting everyday life in the Black Country comes to an end this year as award winning photographer Martin Parr, presents a final showcase of his work on Black Country Stories at intu Merry Hill from Friday 11th September.

An entire wall filled with photographs of people who live and work in Dudley is being installed on the upper mall at the shopping centre, featuring peo…

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The Music Store to Open at Intu Merry Hill

The Music Store to Open at Intu Merry Hill

Published on 23/06/2015

Music lessons will be available for the first time at intu Merry Hill, when The Music Store opens its doors on Saturday 27th June.

The store will be the fourth to open in the UK and will create around 12 new jobs in the local area.

Aimed at music lovers of all ages, The Music Store will stock a selection of musical instruments, including guitars, ukuleles and keyboards and will also include …

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Promise Dreams Chosen as New Charity Partner

Promise Dreams Chosen as New Charity Partner

Published on 17/06/2015

Intu Merry Hill is pleased to announce that the centre has begun a fundraising partnership with Wolverhampton-based charity Promise Dreams for 2015.

Promise Dreams supports seriously and terminally ill children and their families by making dreams come true. From family holidays to specialised equipment, Promise Dreams is committed to creating treasured memories for families across the UK.

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Outdoor Equipment Store Ultimate Outdoors to Open

Outdoor Equipment Store Ultimate Outdoors to Open

Published on 21/05/2015

Outdoor equipment specialist Ultimate Outdoors will open its second store at intu Merry Hill's Retail Park on Saturday 23rd May.

The 40,000 sq ft retail outlet will create around 80 new jobs in the area and will stock a vast range of outdoor equipment from over 500 brands, including brands such as The North Face, Berghaus, Jack Wolfskin, Salomon, Merrell and Craghoppers.

Ultimate Outdoors ca…

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The Story Behind the Christmas Wishes

The Story Behind the Christmas Wishes

Published on 23/03/2017

It was the Friday before Christmas and all of a sudden Santa's sleigh had appeared in the centre.

Shoppers stopped by to find out what was going on and some even climbed into the sleigh to investigate further, but no one could have imagined the magic that would unfold later that night, because for some unsuspecting shoppers we were about to make their Christmas Wishes come true!

Glen's Story

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British Charity Help for Heroes to open at intu Merry Hill

British Charity Help for Heroes to open at intu Merry Hill

Published on 13/08/2014

British charity Help for Heroes will be opening their fourth store in the UK at intu Merry Hill on Saturday 25th July.

Help for Heroes was launched on 1 October 2007 to help provide better facilities for British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty.

The store on the the lower mall of the shopping centre near Primark and M&S, will enable intu Merry Hill's 

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Clothes Stores Jacamo and Simply Be to Create 30 New Jobs

Clothes Stores Jacamo and Simply Be to Create 30 New Jobs

Published on 25/07/2014

Around 30 jobs will be created at intu Merry Hill this summer, with fashion retailers Jacamo and Simply Be announcing plans to move into the shopping centre.

The 7,946 sqft store will be split between the two fashion brands and will be located on the lower mall opposite Boots.

Fronted by former England cricketer Freddie Flintoff, the new Jacamo store will offer a full collection of fashion f…

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Burrito Kitchen Nominated as Best UK Start-Up

Burrito Kitchen Nominated as Best UK Start-Up

Published on 27/10/2014

intu Merry Hill restaurant Burrito Kitchen has been nominated for Best Start-Up in the UK by Smarta for 2014.

Founded by owner Tim Stillwell, who was inspired by the joys of Mexican cooking on his year abroad, Burrito Kitchen provides fresh, healthy and fast Mexican food in the centre at Eat Central.

With just £500 of his student loan, Tim has seen his pipe dream turn into a tangible busines…

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Christmas Opening Hours

Published on 23/03/2017

From Friday 28th November, intu Merry Hill will be extending its opening hours throughout November and December!

With over 10,000 free car parking spaces, it's never too late to shop at any one of 200 stores at the centre.

November

Friday 28th November - 9am - 10pm
Saturday 29th November - 9am - 8pm
Sunday 30th November - 11am - 5pm

December

Monday 1st December - 9am - 10pm
Tuesd…

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