The Sarit Centre is located just off Waiyaki Way, it is Kenya's first and busiest shopping mall. Opened in 1983, it is located in the affluent suburb of Westlands of Nairobi. Its "City Within A City" concept of providing everything under one roof has since irrevocably changed retailing patterns and spurred shopping mall development throughout East Africa. The centre has a 300 seat cinema, a 1,500 sq ft (140 m2). food court and a 3,000 sq ft (280 m2). expo centre, capable of hosting over 50 stands. Effectively, The Sarit Centre is an inter-active shopping mall offering one-stop access to a complete range of supermarkets, stores, service outlets, entertainment, and professional and medical facilities unrivalled elsewhere in Kenya.