Centre Information

Your handy guide to all things Merrion Centre

Opening Times

We’re open today


In light of the current situation across the UK, the Merrion Centre’s operational procedures have been amended to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors.

For details please CLICK HERE

Opening times for specific outlets may vary to those published on our website. We recommend you check with individual stores directly to check when they’re open.

Just remember – opening times on public and bank holidays are always subject to change.

06.30am – 09.30pm
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06.30am – 09.30pm
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10.00am – 06.00pm
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How to find us

The heart of the City Centre

The Merrion Centre is conveniently located right at the heart of Leeds City Centre Arena Quarter. You’ll find us where the Leeds shopping quarter meets the civic quarter, northern office area and the city’s two main universities.

Getting here

The Merrion Centre is around 10 minutes walk from Leeds train station and Leeds bus station. With bus stops right outside our doors, around 20 different buses regularly pass by the shopping centre. We’re also on the free Leeds Metro bus route.


Park simply and securely in our very own multi-storey car park, operated by CitiPark. With almost 1,000 parking spaces, 24 hour security and CCTV, there’s no better place to park for instant access to the Merrion Centre. Parking starts at just £2.00 per hour on evenings and at weekends.

The car park is also located right by the O2 Academy, Millennium Square, Leeds City Museum and the first direct Arena. As the official car park for the arena, CitiPark operate a special tariff for events, offering visitors the chance to park for just £5 on the night.

Mode of transport

Services & Facilities

Everything you need

Customer Services, Lost Property & Security Information

The Merrion Centre is a secure, fully managed shopping centre which is monitored by 24-hour CCTV and SIA trained security staff.

If you have any queries during your visit or require any assistance (e.g. lost property), please don’t hesitate to contact Centre Management on the Balcony level.

Click here to read more about our Visitor Code of Conduct.

We welcome any feedback from customers to assist in enhancing their experience.

Accessibility & Shopmobility

To see full details on facilities & services available to ensure your visit is as smooth as possible, please visit our ACCESSIBILITY PAGE

The William Merritt Shopmobility store offers a range of mobility products and daily living aids the enable greater independent living.

The store can be found near the CitiPark car park lifts on the ground floor of the Merrion Centre

Please note: In order to hire equipment as a member or non-member you will need to bring a form of photo ID or two forms of address confirmation for insurance purposes. A deposit of £20 is also required for non-members.

Lifts & Escalators

The Merrion Centre offers disabled-compliant lifts and escalators to allow easy access to the Balcony, street level stores and cafes.

All lifts and escalators are shown on our Centre Map.

Cash Machines / ATM's

You’ll find three cash machines inside the Merrion Centre on the main mall right next to Home Bargains.

Free Wi-Fi

We offer all Merrion Centre visitors free wi-fi. It’s super fast, so you can head online every time you come shopping.

Simply connect your device to _MerrionFreeWifi

Toilets & Baby Changing

We operate a Toilet Charter service – any of our cafes and stores can direct you to the nearest toilet or baby change facility.

If you’re lost or stuck, just speak to a member of the Centre staff, who will be happy to help.

This facility is currently not in operation due to social distancing restrictions

Amazon Lockers

Your deliveries and returns couldn’t be easier with our Amazon Lockers which can be found on the Wade Lane mall.

Read more about them here.

O2 Business Centre

The O2 shop at the Merrion Centre is the flagship store for the entire North of England. Their in-store Business Centre can be used for meetings, interviews and training days. It’s ideal for entertaining clients in a professional environment.

The meeting space holds up to twelve delegates, offering use of the following facilities: interactive whiteboard, printer, scanner, photocopier, wi-fi and conference phone. Complimentary refreshments are also provided.

For further information, please call the O2 store on 0113 242 7406 or visit meetingsbooker.com .

Bag Drop Facility

Due to our location directly opposite the First Direct Arena, we are pleased to be able to support visitors in offering a secure Bag Drop Facility on Arena event nights.

This service is available at £5 per bag for up to a maximum of 24 hours, and can be found at the Centre Management Suite on the upper balcony level.

Please note – bags are subject to a search prior to accepting. The Merrion Centre is not responsible for any items left within storage.

Bicycle Parking

Bicycles cannot be left on site unattended within the Merrion Centre, however there are a number of cycle racks for visitors to use located externally around the venue at the following locations:

• Merrion Street
• Woodhouse Lane
• Merrion Way
• Wade Lane
• Outside Merrion House

West Yorkshire Police - Project Servator

The Merrion Centre is actively involved with Project Servator which aims to deter, detect and disrupt criminal activity.

For further information visit: westyorkshire.police.uk/projectservator

Dog Policy

At the Merrion Centre dogs are not permitted in any of our common areas including the main mall, with the exception of assistance dogs.

We apologise for any inconvenience.


Retail & leisure opportunities available

Welcoming +11.2m internal customers in 2019, the Merrion Centre has over 1 million sq. ft of retail & leisure accommodation with parking for circa 1000 vehicles

TO VIEW DETAILS OF ALL CURRENT AVAILABLE SPACES AT THE MERRION CENTRE VISIT HERE or to discuss your requirements (including Promotional Space) please contact:

Charles Newman, Associate Director,

Esme Briggs, Graduate Asset Manager,

Tel: 0113 222 1234

Offices TO LET

Office space available

The Merrion Centre is home to nearly 250,000 sq.ft of office accommodation including Wade House &Town Centre House.

TO VIEW DETAILS OF ALL CURRENT AVAILABLE SPACES AT THE MERRION CENTRE VISIT HERE or to discuss your current office space requirements please contact:

Helen Green, Property Director helen.green@tcs-plc.co.uk

Esme Briggs, Graduate Asset Manager, esme.briggs@tcs-plc.co.uk

Tel: 0113 222 1234


Job vacancies at the Merrion Centre

Full Time Sales Advisors

Posted – 02 Aug 2021

Arrow Fresh through our kiosk at the Merrion Centre will be selling an array of delectable sweet treats, as well as other artisan products all sourced from local suppliers. Due to their rapid expansion they have a number of opportunities available for retail sales staff to join the Arrow Fresh family.

Ideal candidates must ideally have previous customer service experience and be bursting with energy and positivity. It is also critical that you are reliable and have excellent communication skills as well as a passion for food.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing day to day set up of the shop
  • Driving sales growth & ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Delivering outstanding customer service
  • Hygiene & food safety compliance
  • Cashing up & reconciliation of the tills, maintaining the float ensuring there is adequate change for the trading period ahead
  • Greet & deal with customer’s requests with a smile
  • Serve customers & take payments using the cash register & card machine
  • General housekeeping & maintaining the cleanliness of the areas

Interested? Please apply by emailing your CV and Resume to hello@arrowfresh.co.uk

Part Time Stylist

Posted – 17 Jun 2021

Supercuts are looking for a part time stylist at their busy Merrion Centre salon.

Flexible days/hours are available – for further details please call the salon on 0113 245 3544 or apply within.

(Supercuts are asking for a minumim of 3 years experience for this position)

Get in touch

Get in touch

The Merrion Centre
Leeds, LS2 8NG

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