Intu unveils Merry Hill makeover designs
Intu has announced plans for a multi-million-pound investment to transform the external facade intu Merry Hill, the Midlands’ largest shopping centre. intu Merry Hill, which attracts around 18 million visitors a year, will benefit from an investment of over £10m to transform the external entrance. The plans include the installation of a large format screen above the main entrance, as well as energy-saving LED lights that can change the colour of the centre’s exterior walls.
A planning application for the project was submitted on 17 December and work is set to begin in February 2019, subject to planning approval.
Nick Round, regional manager director for intu, said: “This £10 million investment at intu Merry Hill reflects our long-term commitment to the centre and the confidence that exists in it as a destination where brands can really flourish. In the last year we’ve welcomed 20 new retailers to the centre, including huge new stores for Next and Primark, making this an even more attractive destination for shoppers. Our plans are to attract even more great brands and create compelling experiences for customers across the West Midlands.”