Corporate responsibility highlights 2016

Published on 30/05/2017

Our centres are at the heart of many of the communities where we operate.We provide space for people to come together to eat, drink, socialise and be entertained. As a major employer supporting thousands of jobs, we focus a lot of our community support towards young people and education. We also focus on health and wellbeing,accessibility and the prevention of anti-social behaviour.

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Giant Scalextric track - winning lap times 2016

Published on 30/05/2017

On Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June we saw the return of our giant Scalextric track for Father's Day weekend.

Racers had 10 laps to set the fastest time and at the end of each day the top 3 fastest racers won a little treat

1st place - £100 intu Gift Card
2nd place - £50 intu Gift Card
3rd place - £25 intu Gift Card

We can now reveal the winners of each day - well done to all!

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Retailer Awards - the winners 2017!

Retailer Awards - the winners 2017!

Published on 30/05/2017

Our Retailer Awards look to recognise stores that provide outstanding customer service, maintain high standards throughout the centre, and are generally just plain awesome!

Over the past few months we've seen tons of votes rolling in from customers, intu staff and the stores themselves across various categories. We are pleased to announce the following stores were winners on the night:

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Retailer Awards - the finalists 2017!

Retailer Awards - the finalists 2017!

Published on 05/05/2016

Our Retailer Awards look to recognise stores that provide outstanding customer service, maintain high standards throughout the centre, and are generally just plain awesome!

Over the past few months we've seen tons of votes rolling in from customers, intu staff and the stores themselves across various categories. We are pleased to announce the following stores have been shortlisted for the award…

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Spring summer fashion Facebook competition terms & conditions

Published on 26/04/2016

Spring summer fashion Facebook competition terms & conditions

  • 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 Watford page in reply to the Facebook post https://business.facebook.com/intuWatford/posts/998362933533186 
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We're supporting LocalGiving to help raise funds for Home Start Watford

We're supporting LocalGiving to help raise funds for Home Start Watford

Published on 01/04/2016

Are you itching for a charity challenge?  Or hungry to be a Hero? Now is your chance!


This April intu Watford is inviting you to become a fundraiser for local charity, Home Start Watford, to try and help them win up to £1,000 to support their work in the area.
intu Watford proudly sponsor Home Start Watford  to be a member of Localgiving, an online giving and support network for local charit…

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SpongeBob SquarePants Facebook competition

Published on 04/04/2016

SpongeBob SquarePants Social 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 Watford Facebook post at www.facebook.com/intuwatford telling us your best joke – reminder this is a family competition so …
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The intu Watford Extension

The intu Watford Extension

Published on 30/05/2017

Watch: The Future of intu Watford

We are so excited to be able to share this with you all!

This video will give you an insight to the £110 million redevelopment plans happening over the next three years which will see the extension come alive with tons of new fashion, beauty, food and leisure stores, including a brand new 9 screen IMAX Cineworld cinema.

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Competiton Winners 2016

Published on 30/05/2017

January
2015 Christmas magazine bundle - Mr Newens, Watford
Win a £250 gift card - Lisa, Watford

February
Boux Avenue £100 gift card - Rachel, Herts
Valentine's £100 intu Watford gift card - Lexi, Hemel Hempstead
5 x Hotel Chocolat Valentine's goody bags - Darren, Amy, Gemma, Kate, Nick
Smiggle store opening & £50 to spend - Fiona O

March
#MumKnowsBest - Kirsty K, Hertfordshire
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New Year's Day 2016

Published on 30/05/2017

Please note, on New Year's Day 2016 the centre will be closed with only very limited stores open 11am-5pm:

- Clarks
- Boots
- Starbucks
- Cafe Giardino
- Sports Direct
- Sweets From Heaven

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The search for our Christmas Star 2015

Published on 30/05/2017

We are searching for our Christmas Star to light up Watford at our Christmas light switch on event on 12 November.

We received tons of entries and have whittled them down to our final five. Here is more information on why our final five were nominated:

Tyler Whitley - "At only 10 years old he is an absolute star. He is kind and loving and is my carer. I have a chronic illness and he does so …

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Updates to our car parks

Published on 30/09/2015

During the autumn of 2015 we will be making changes to our car parks and updating our current car park equipment. Please note that during these times there will be some delays and disruptions to services in these areas for short periods whilst the work takes place. We really appreciate your patience during this time and are sorry for any inconvenience that may be caused. Keep up to date with impor…

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Competition Winners 2015

Published on 30/05/2017

January
Instagram "Guess the amount of money on the table" £10 - Suzannah

February
Valentines Hamper worth £250 - Holly

March
Win a £500 gift card - Joanna
Dreamwork's Home goody bags - Eunice, Vickie & Ann
Mother's Day #MumandMe £100 gift card - Nicole, Bali, Caryl & Phillippa
Watford FC Ladies match tickets - Laura
Month of Fashion £500 gift card - Joan

May
Spring magazine prize…

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Giant Scalextric Track - Winning Lap Times

Published on 30/06/2015

On  20 and 21 June 2015, we held a giant Scalextric racing track event to celebrate Father's Day.

Contestants had to battle it out to see who could get the fastest lap time each day.

Details of the winning lap times can be found below:

Saturday 20 June:
- 1st place: 28.82 seconds
- 2nd place: 29.13 seconds
- 3rd place: 29.54 seconds

Sunday 21 June:
- 1st place: 28.89 seconds
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FREE Sessions at Gymboree - May 2015

Published on 30/05/2017

Cherish childhood & play in May with FREE sessions at Gymboree Watford.

Gymboree would like you to invite you for free play days throughout May for adults and their little ones. All you need to do is pre-book beforehand.

Click here for more info and to download the play day event calendar

 

 

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Free mobile phone charging boxes

Published on 25/03/2015

We have three mobile phone charging units throughout the centre offering you 30 minutes of charging absolutely free! You'll be back scrolling, surfing & posting in no time.

For more info on the Charge Boxes please speak to a member of our Customer Services team who are located at the Guest Services desk on the upper mall outside John Lewis

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Easter Opening Hours 2015

Published on 20/03/2015

Please see below for Easter Bank Holiday opening hours 2015

Good Friday 3 April: 9am-6pm

Saturday 4 April: 9am-7pm

Easter Sunday 5 April: CLOSED*

Easter Monday 6 April: 9am-6pm

*Gourmet Burger Kitchen open 12pm-7pm. Pizza Express open 11:30am-10pm

 

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Kiss relocation

Published on 30/05/2017

Fashion store, Kiss, has relocated to a new unit. The store has moved from the Upper Mall next to Panacea - it still sits within intu Watford, with its new location being on the Queen's Road.

For information on where the store has moved to, please click here to see our map.

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New Years day stores open 2015

Published on 01/12/2013

The centre will be closed on New Year's day but selected stores will be open between 11am - 5pm

Below are the stores that will be open on New Year's Day. Please continue to check back here for the latest stores opening on New Year's Day.

**M&S and John Lewis will NOT be trading**

- Apple

- BB's Coffee & Muffins

- BHS

 Blott

- Boots

- Clarks

- Costa Coffee

- Gordon S…

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Christmas Trading Hours 2014

Published on 21/10/2014

Monday 1st December - Tuesday 23rd December

Weekdays: 9am-9pm

Saturdays: 9am-7pm

Sundays: 11am-5pm

Christmas Eve

 Wednesday 24th December: 8am-5pm

Christmas Day

 Thursday 25th December: Closed

Boxing Day

Friday 26th December: 8am-6pm*

Saturday 27th December: 8am-8pm

Sunday 28th December: 11am-5pm

Monday 29th December: 9am-6pm

Tuesday 30th December: 9am-6pm

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Santa's Grotto Opening - Terms & Conditions

Published on 30/05/2017

We are running a competition for a child and their family to officially open our brand new Santa's Grotto in its new location for 2014! Simply enter our competition on Facebook or Twitter to be in with a chance.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The prize entitles the winner and their family to come along to our Christmas Light Switch On event as VIPs, where you will cut the ribbon to officially open …
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Black Friday 'Survival Guide'

Published on 30/05/2017

To help you stay one step ahead of the rest we have compiled our Black Friday ‘Survival Guide’:

Stage 1: Preparation – Get Organised

  • Budget - Fight the temptation to buy the entire store by setting yourself a budget and making a list. Easy enough right? Well, that’s step one. The second (and hardest step) is sticking to it.
  • Research – On top of budgeting, you can save some extra pennies…
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Local Hero Search

Local Hero Search

Published on 30/05/2017

The Watford Observer, in association with intu Watford is searching for the town’s most heroic residents.

 

Do you know a volunteer, a sports coach or a member of the community who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Maybe they have been the backbone of a local group or club for years. Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve.

 

Nominate your Local Hero by emailing…

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General competition terms and conditions

Published on 23/02/2014

Standard Competition Terms and Conditions

These are the standard terms and conditions for all competitions found at www.intu.co.uk/watford  and in centre.
Special terms may apply to particular competitions in addition to these terms, and those terms can be found at the relevant competition page or entry form. If any special competition term conflicts with these Terms, the special competition t…

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General Terms and Conditions

Published on 30/05/2017

Standard Competition Terms and Conditions

These are the standard terms and conditions for all competitions found at www.intu.co.uk/watford  and in centre.
Special terms may apply to particular competitions in addition to these terms, and those terms can be found at the relevant competition page or entry form. If any special competition term conflicts with these Terms, the special competition t…

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Free wifi at intu Watford

Published on 16/03/2014

Do a bit of surfing while you shop at intu Watford with our free Wi-Fi service.

Wherever you are inside the centre you can get online and enjoy using our super fast internet from your laptop, phone or tablet!

Simply log in and choose _intu Watford Free Wi-Fi, and your away!

While online, do a bit of digital and sign up to our e-newsletter & be in with a chance of winning a prize, follow u…

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Amazon Lockers

Published on 30/05/2017

How does Amazon Locker work?

Amazon Lockers are self-service kiosks where you can receive or return your Amazon.co.uk parcels. You can select a locker location and collect or drop off your parcel at a time that's convenient for you.

How do I start using Amazon Locker Lepton?

Firstly you need to add Amazon Locker Lepton to your Amazon.co.uk address book:

  1. Click on this link http://www…
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River Island kid's department!

Published on 30/05/2017

Our River Island store (located on the Upper Mall) now have a kid's department!

Now your little ones can be as stylish as you are!

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Events at Panacea Health & Beauty

Published on 30/05/2017

Tuesday 7th October 2014 - 3pm-6pm

Fancy an organic healthy snack? Come and treat yourself to Sunita's Sesame Halva - a delicious and satisfying sweet treat with its own unique, crumbly texture and the delicious natural flavour of sesame seeds and honey.

Thursday 9 October 2012 - 1pm-4pm

"You will never get new results from repeating old habits" - how true is that! Diet Horizons have form…

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intu Watford Competition Winners 2014

Published on 30/05/2017

January 2014
Sign up and Win, Christmas Hamper - Maggie, Hertfordshire

February 2014
Valentines Hamper - Denise, Hertfordshire

March 2014
Mums The Word

Facebook & Twitter Competitions

April 2014

  • LEGO prize - Izzy, Hertfordshire
  • £500 gift card & stylist session - Alex, Hertforshire

June

Summer party pack - Clare, Hertfordshire

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Cineworld cinema coming to intu Watford

Published on 19/06/2014

Cineworld Cinema coming to intu Watford

intu has signed leading cinema operator Cineworld as the leisure anchor for its £100 million retail and leisure development in Watford town centre.  Cineworld will open a nearly 40,000 sq ft cinema, which will have approximately 1,500 seats and nine screens – one of which will be an IMAX.

The £100 million project, which has received planning permission…

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intu Watford student shopping night

Published on 09/10/2013

Venue: intu Watford

Date: 09 Oct

Time: 17:00 - 21:00

On Thursday 9th October for one night only any students shopping with us will be entitled to exclusive discounts and plenty of fun at the intu Watford shopping night.

Students must pre register for an exclusive wristband that will entitle you to the discounts.

More details to follow soon including how to register and what discount…

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Elephant parade line up

Published on 11/02/2014

1. “Kiku” by Chris Chun, Sponsored by intu

"Kiku is based on one of my paintings which was inspired by an antique kimono fabric. I also added butterflies as they symbolise hope and freedom. It's my way of wishing for elephants to be able to live in a safe and protected environment.”

2. “Forest” by Claudia Schiffer

3. “Triumphator” by Sophie Coryndon Sponsored by elephant communications

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Elephant parade

Published on 06/05/2014

ELEPHANT PARADE TO VISIT INTU WATFORD AS PART OF NATIONAL TOUR:

DATES FOR 13 VENUES ANNOUNCED

More details on the line up of elephants click here

On 22nd July 2013, Elephant Parade’s instantly recognisable elephant statues will return to the UK for a 375-day tour in partnership with intu and Watford has been selected as one of the 13 tour locations. From Glasgow to London, Manchester to W…

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Travel clinic

Published on 30/05/2017

We are excited to be launching the travel clinic from 20th May where we'll be able to offer vaccinations and free travel advice for customers by appointment only.

The pharmacists are trained to be able to give the vaccinations without the need to visit your GP for a prescription. It's only available in five Boots stores in the whole of Middlesex and Hertfordshire and is exactly the same as goin…

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Wonderful whispering Wednesdays

Published on 06/08/2014

Wonderful Whispering Wednesdays

Venue: intu Watford

Starts: 06 Aug

Ends: 27 Aug

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Every Wednesday in August is story telling time.

Join us  on the lower mall outside M&S from 10am - 4pm where there will be free story telling throughout the day.

Story telling will be at:

10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm & 3:30pm

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Events at Panacea

Published on 13/01/2014

Venue: Panacea

Starts: 13 Jan

Ends: 31 Dec

Time: 09:00 - 18:00

Thursday 17th July 2pm-5pm

Need advice on choosing your daily multivitamin?

Quest expert product  adviser and nutritionist  will be in our store on Thursday 17th July , pop in if you have any questions and pick up  your free sample of Quest Super Once a day  -an everyday supplement that supports optimal wellbeing !

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Watford Junction Distruption

Published on 13/07/2014

Watford Area Renewals Programme; August Passenger Plan

In London Midland’s previous letter, we outlined the passenger plan for the May Bank Holiday closure of the West Coast Mainline.

Following a review of the May operation, the plan for the August closures has now been finalised, with passenger communications and customer service preparation now well underway.

During the August closures,…

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Late night shopping

Published on 06/01/2014

Great things happen after dark! We are open every Thursday evening 'til 9pm and on Saturday's we are open 'till 7pm so there is plenty more time to shop!

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