Lavington Square Shopping Centre

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Lavington Square Shopping Centre
CentroLavingtonEntrence.jpg
Upper level parking lot entrance
Location Lavington, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 36°02′54″S 146°56′07″E / 36.04841°S 146.93515°E / -36.04841; 146.93515Coordinates: 36°02′54″S 146°56′07″E / 36.04841°S 146.93515°E / -36.04841; 146.93515
Address Griffith Road, Lavington NSW 2641
Developer Vicinity Centres
Management Vicinity Centres
Owner Vicinity Centres(100%)
No. of stores and services 57
No. of anchor tenants 3
Total retail floor area 20,488 m²
No. of floors 2 (including second story parking)
Parking 1,036
Website www.lavingtonsquare.com.au/

Lavington Square Shopping Centre opened in 1979 in the Albury suburb of Lavington, New South Wales, Australia. Since opening the shopping centre has undergone several upgrades and name changes the most major upgrades to the centre were done after Centro bought the shopping centre in 1994. The shopping centre currently has 57 specialty retailers and 3 major retailers including Woolworths, BIG W and Aldi.[1] The shopping centre also houses the lavington Australia Post branch for the post code of 2641. In 2013, the centre's revenue was $116 million.[2]

History[edit]

Photograph taken of an aerial shot of Border Shopping Town on public display at Lavington Square.

The centre opened in July 1979 under the name "Border Shoppingtown." It was built by developers RDC Properties and T&G Mutual Life Society on the site of former orchard.[3][4] It was also known as "Centro Lavington" for some time, but then returned to the "Lavington Square" name in 2013.[4]

  • 1996 saw the shopping centre gain extensions including a fresh food area.
  • In 2004-06, when known as "Centro Lavington", the shopping centre went under a major redevelopment with work beginning July 2004 and adding a 350-seat Diners Life food court, a Fresh Life precinct and 20 new specialty stores including Best & Less, Aldi, The Reject Shop and a refurbishment of BIG W. local construction group Zauner acquired the 22 million contract to build and construct the shopping centre. The centre was officially opened on 16 March 2006 at a cost of 33 million.[5]

Anchor tenants[edit]

BIG W and Aldi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Centro.com.au, Centro Lavington Overview.
  2. ^ Jones, Howard (10 March 2014). Sales boost for Border centres, Border Mail
  3. ^ Jones, Howard (21 April 2014). Neville Wran watched as Albury grew, Border Mail
  4. ^ a b McKay, Nigel (8 November 2013). Back to the future for Centro centres, Border Mail
  5. ^ Conroy, John (16 March 2006). Centro opens its $33m expansion, Border Mail