Meadowhall reminds shoppers of the rules - enforced by 59 security staff and five police - do you know them all?

Meadowhall has reminded shoppers of its code of conduct - which is backed up by 200 cameras, 59 security staff and five of its own police.
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The centre is famously trouble-free, but keeping the peace is a huge job – and it starts with the rules. They include no hoods, swearing, shouting, or loitering in groups. Also banned on the malls are boozing, smoking or vaping. And busking, leafleting or conducting surveys are out too. Enforcing all this requires 200 cameras, four CCTV personnel and 59 security staff. They are backed up by five dedicated police officers who have a holding facility in the red car park and cost the centre £330,000-a-year. Meadowhall has 290 retailers, 50 restaurants and millions of visitors a year.

Boss Darren Pearce said: “The safety of our visitors, colleagues and retail partners is our number one priority and a responsibility that we don’t take lightly. We want to make sure everyone always feels comfortable and enjoys the time they spend with us. We’ve had a strong partnership with South Yorkshire Police for over 25 years now, and we’re proud to have been recognised across the industry for the work of our security teams. Whether visitors are shopping, dining or spending a day out with friends and family, we ask everyone to work in partnership with our teams and follow a few simple steps that help make Meadowhall a welcoming space for everyone to enjoy.”

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The mega-mall also bans cycling, roller blading, skating, heelies, hover boards, segways, and micro scooters, with the exception of mobility scooters, and running, climbing or sitting on any escalator, balustrade, barrier, planting, fence or railing.

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