The second annual intu Merry Hill Retailer Awards took place on Saturday 2 September and celebrated the very best stores and from staff across the centre.
The stylish ceremony hosted by Diversity star Ashley Banjo, took place at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill.
The winners of the 2017 intu Merry Hill Retailer Awards are:
Winner: Boots | Hi…More info
Plans to create a major leisure complex at intu Merry Hill have been announced.
The new development will see a series of new restaurants added to the centre as well as a new on-site cinema to significantly expand the current amount of leisure and food experiences at the centre.
The works, which is part of intu's £100 million commitment to improve the centre over the next few years, aims to f…More info
Next will be taking over the former Sainsbury's unit at the centre, investing in a multi-million pound state-of-the-art store.
The new store, which will be one of Next’s biggest in the UK will incorporate a Lipsy, full homeware offer and coffee shop when it opens in spring 2018.
The 75,680 sq ft store is one of a number of new brands that have invested in new space at intu Merry Hill sinceMore info
Little Dessert Shop will be opening it's box of sweet treats to shoppers at intu Merry Hill this Spring, when the store opens it's door this June.
Launched in 2015 in Wolverhampton, Little Dessert Shop offers indulgent dessert creations providing an irresistible choice of sundaes, crepes, cakes and waffles including over 40 flavours of ice cream, gelatos and sorbets.
The store, which will be…More info
The store at intu Merry Hill is the latest opening under the company’s strong design ethos, which marries the sophisticated side of its stylish products and the earthy, authentic aspects of a hands…More info
Kid’s Club Tuesday, a brand-new free monthly meet-up for parents, grandparents, carers, guardians and their children has launched at intu Merry Hill.
The activity-filled programme of events will include make-and-take craft activities, interactive play and active-tots zones for pre-school children aged 5 years and under, and is free of charge to attend.
The launch of Kid's Club Tuesday wasMore info
Arts and craft superstore Hobbycraft is coming soon to intu Merry Hill.
With over 80 stores nationwide, Hobbycraft stocks products for over 250 activities and provides hundreds of exciting ideas for everything that's crafty.
Hobbycraft will open on the lower retail park next to Matalan this Summer.More info
Improvements to the intu Merry Hill bus station were completed on Friday 5 May 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 …More info
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.More info
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…More info
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…More info
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…More info
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…More info
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…More info
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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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…
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…More info
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.
The refur…More info
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…More info
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 …More info
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.
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…More info
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!
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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'sMore info
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…More info
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…More info
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.
Friday 28th November - 9am - 10pm
Saturday 29th November - 9am - 8pm
Sunday 30th November - 11am - 5pm
Monday 1st December - 9am - 10pm