Centre Information

Your handy guide to all things Merrion Centre

Opening Times

We’re open today

Our regular opening times are 6:30am to 9:30pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 6pm on Sundays.

Opening times for specific outlets may vary. We recommend checking 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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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 Leeds 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.

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 cash machines in two locations.

Inside the shopping centre, there are three cash machines right next to Home Bargains (opposite Daydreamers Florists). Outside the centre, there is also an ATM by Sainsbury’s on Woodhouse Lane.

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.

Amazon Lockers

Your deliveries and returns couldn’t be easier with our Amazon Lockers.

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

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


Retail & leisure opportunities available

Welcoming over 11.2m internal customers in 2018, the Merrion Centre has over 1 million square feet of retail and leisure accommodation, not to mention parking provision for around 1000 vehicles


For Promotional Space enquiries, please contact:

Rachel Hayhurst
Regional Client Services Manager
Tel: 07833 226653

Mall Solutions Europe.
Tel: 0161 711 0008
Web: mallsolutionseurope.eu

Offices TO LET

Office space available

The Merrion Centre is also home to nearly 250,000 sq ft (23,225 sq m) of office accommodation including (amongst others) Wade House and Town Centre House.

To discuss your current office space requirements please contact hattie.ramsden@tcs-plc.co.uk


Job vacancies at the Merrion Centre

Bar & Restaurant Supervisor

Posted – 24 Jun 2019

Arnold’s are looking to recruit a Bar & Restaurant Supervisor, who will thrive on supporting the successful delivery of a great customer experience at Arnolds Bar & Kitchen, and who will take pride in inspiring your team along the journey.

As Bar & Restaurant Supervisor, you will ensure that both standards and specifications are met, ensuring service delivery will be an occasion for all guests. Supervisory experience is essential for this particular role, preferably within a 4/5 star standard hotel, or a busy stand alone branded restaurant.

You must have a ‘great personality’ along with strong leadership and motivational skills, we offer growth/development along with great opportunities at the Ibis Styles and Arnolds Restaurant & Bar.

Bar & Restaurant Manager

Posted – 24 Jun 2019

Arnold’s are looking to recruit a Bar & Restaurant Manager, who will thrive on the successful running the new casual dining concept of Arnolds Bar & Kitchen, ensuring our guests have a memorable experience and will take pride in leading, developing and inspiring your team.

As Bar and Restaurant Manager, you will need at least 3 years proven senior level management experience within a high quality branded Restaurant, you must be able to demonstrate excellent people skills, train, develop and inspire your team, whilst maximizing every opportunity to increase sales, resulting in an efficient and smooth service that creates an ambiance second to none.

You will be in charge of your own profit centre, so a keen business outlook is key. Wage and Gross Profit control will be a day to day challenge.

Reservations Manager

Posted – 24 Jun 2019

The ibis Styles Leeds City Centre Arena Hotel have an opportunity to recruit an experienced (min 2 years) Reservations Manager, who has worked in a similar sized property, and will thrive on driving both business and brand.

As Reservations Manager, you will be driven and customer focused. You will take on an active role within reservations and revenue management, working with the hotels leadership team, setting strategies alongside the General Manager, Area Manager and Interstate Hotels and Resorts corporate team to drive strategy and market out performance. You will have a strong focus on rooms sales with the aim to exceed planned revenue targets and gain a competitive advantage.

The ideal candidate will have a positive approach, excellent organisational skills, and a passion for excellent customer service with an emphasis on exceeding standards and guest expectations.

Sales Advisor

Posted – 24 Jun 2019

eurochange are looking for a Sales Advisor to join the Merrion Centre team. With the rapid expansion of the business and continuing career opportunities available, there could not be a more exciting time to join eurochange ltd than now!

You will be providing eurochange customers with exceptional service and expert knowledge to suit their needs, promoting eurochange products to meet and exceed your personal targets and other key performance indicators, along with providing a positive contribution to the store’s profitability.

If you have a genuine passion for customer service and are motivated to meet sales targets apply by visiting www.eurochange.co.uk

Get in touch

Get in touch

The Merrion Centre
Leeds, LS2 8NG

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