Parry's Corner

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Parry's Corner
பாரிமுனை
Neighborhood
Parry's Corner
Parry's Corner
Parry's Corner is located in Chennai
Parry's Corner
Parry's Corner
Coordinates: 13°05′20″N 80°17′25″E / 13.08882°N 80.29038°E / 13.08882; 80.29038Coordinates: 13°05′20″N 80°17′25″E / 13.08882°N 80.29038°E / 13.08882; 80.29038
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai
Metro Chennai
Government
 • Body CMDA
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600001
Planning agency CMDA

Parry's Corner is a neighborhood of Chennai, India. Often referred to as Parry's, it is situated near the Chennai Port, at the intersection of North Beach Road and NSC Bose Road. It is named after Thomas Parry, a Welsh merchant who set up the EID Parry Company in 1787, the corporate headquarters of which stand on the corner.[1] The place is an important center for commercial banking and trading, and also a major hub for the intracity bus service. It is one of the most congested areas in the city. The area has many popular schools like St. Mary's Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, St. Columban's Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School.

The Parry head office at Parry's Corner

References[edit]

  1. ^ Madhavan, T. (12 May 2012). "NSC Bose Road: Thoroughfare of George Town". The Hindu (Chennai: The Hindu). Retrieved 14 Jan 2013.