Pickering Town Centre

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Pickering Town Centre
Location 1355 Kingston Road
Pickering, Ontario
L1V 1B8
Opening date 1972
Management 20 Vic Management
No. of stores and services 203
No. of anchor tenants 6
Total retail floor area 904,049 sq ft
No. of floors 2
Website Official website

Pickering Town Centre (PTC) is a large regional shopping mall located in Pickering, Ontario, Canada.

History and features[edit]

Googie-style space needle at Pickering Town Centre

The mall was opened in 1972 as the Sheridan Mall, and opened with 80 stores. The PTC has more than 200 stores. The PTC underwent major renovations in 1998. It is anchored/majored by Hudson's Bay, Sears, Jean Machine, a Famous Players cinema, Farm Boy, Sport Chek, and H&M.

The PTC underwent a $17 million renovation through 2008 and 2009.[1] This included new floors, ceilings, lighting and seating areas. It has a modern look and features an additional elevator.

Incidents[edit]

2016 Flooding Incident[edit]

On the morning of November 28, 2016, the Pickering Town Centre was flooded, causing a closure of the majority of the lower level stores, as well as Santa's Castle. The cause of flooding was due to broken water main.[1][2] As of December 1, 2016, most of the affected stores have reopened.[3]

Anchors and majors[edit]

Former anchors[edit]

  • Zellers (112,802 sq ft) - formerly Kmart, closed 2012, converted to Target/Farm Boy
  • Eaton's - converted to Hudson's Bay
  • Kmart - converted to Zellers/Target/Farm Boy
  • Target - formerly Kmart/Zellers, closed 2015, converted to Farm Boy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kwong, Evelyn (28 November 2016). "Pickering Town Centre floods due to broken water main". Toronto Star. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Codi (28 November 2016). "Crews clean up after flooding at Pickering Town Centre". CP24. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "UPDATE: Pickering Town Centre re-opens stores shut down by flood". DurhamRegion.com. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.durhamregion.com/news-story/6691671-farm-boy-to-open-at-pickering-town-centre-in-the-fall/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°50′08″N 79°05′10″W / 43.83552°N 79.08620°W / 43.83552; -79.08620