Menlyn Park

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Menlyn Park
Menlyn Park is located in Pretoria
Menlyn Park
Alternative names Menlyn
General information
Town or city Pretoria
Country  South Africa
Coordinates 25°46′59″S 28°16′31″E / 25.7831°S 28.2752°E / -25.7831; 28.2752Coordinates: 25°46′59″S 28°16′31″E / 25.7831°S 28.2752°E / -25.7831; 28.2752
Top floor UF (Upper Floor Shopping Level)
Technical details
Floor count 4 (Shopping Levels)
Floor area 177,000 m2 (1,910,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architecture firm BILD Architects
Other information
Number of stores ±500 outlets

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre is a shopping mall in Menlyn, Pretoria, South Africa, owned by development company Pareto.[1] Menlyn Park is designed around three spaces – the Food Court, the keyhole malls and focal points, and a large internal garden square surrounded by restaurants. Menlyn Park has a total lettable floor space of 177,000m², over 500 stores, 16 parking entrances, 12 parking exits and 8,250 parking bays. It is situated at the corner of Lois Avenue and Atterbury Road close to the N1 Johannesburg - Polokwane Highway.[2][3]


Menlyn Park Shopping Centre named after the suburb in which it is located, was originally built in 1979. It was transformed and expanded in 1988 by Bild Architects.[4] Menlyn Park used to be the property of Old Mutual Properties from London, England, but is currently owned by Pareto Limited, a shopping centre investment firm wholly owned by the Public Investment Corporation.[5][6] Since its inception, Menlyn Park has undergone a number of renovations. In 1998, an American design firm, Development Design Group, designed Menlyn's unique appearance. in 1998, Menlyn Park had over 300 stores and 37 restaurants as well as a rooftop Drive In Theatre and a Nu Metro cineplex.[7]

In 2000, the mall underwent another expansion, increasing the floor space to 118,253m²[8] and the store number to 300.

November 2016 saw the completion of another major expansion, which increased the floor area to approximately 177,000m² with 500 shops in total.


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  4. ^ "Bild Architects Menlyn". Bild Architects.
  5. ^ "Pareto Limited". Pareto Limited. Retrieved 2016-12-27.
  6. ^ "Pareto Limited". Pareto Limited. Retrieved 2016-12-27.
  7. ^ "Thousand Wonders Menlyn Park". Thousand Wonders.
  8. ^ "Pretoria Menlyn". Pretoria Happenings.