South City Mall

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South City Mall
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South City Mall on its 4th Anniversary
Location 375, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata - 68
Coordinates 22°30′05″N 88°21′42″E / 22.5014°N 88.3616°E / 22.5014; 88.3616Coordinates: 22°30′05″N 88°21′42″E / 22.5014°N 88.3616°E / 22.5014; 88.3616
Opening date 16 January 2008
Developer South City projects (Kolkata). Ltd
Architect ICS Bentel Associates
No. of stores and services 167
No. of anchor tenants 6
Total retail floor area 1,000,000 sq ft (93,000 m2)
No. of floors 5
Parking 2,500 vehicles
Website South City Mall official website

South City Mall is the largest shopping mall in Kolkata, India and in the whole of West Bengal. Located on Prince Anwar Shah Road near the upper-middle class suburbs of Jodhpur Park, Lake Gardens, Dhakuria and Golf Green, it has been open since 16 January 2008.[1] It has a Gross Lease-able Area of 650,000 sq ft (60,000 m2) and parking for 2,500 vehicles.[2]

The mall was designed by retail specialist ICS Bentel Associates and city architect Dulal Mukherjee. Anchored by major stores like Pantaloons, Spencer's Retail and Shoppers Stop, there are also 134 other stores, a food court on the top floor and a INOX multiplex.

The adjoining South City Township, with four 35-storey and one 15-storey residential highrises, was built by the same developer - South City Projects.[3][4]

Features[edit]

  • South City Mall houses a six screen INOX multiplex with over 1426 seats and plush sofa recliners both in the theatre hall and outside, at the lounge cum food court inside the multiplex's premises. It is often considered the most high-end, digitally and technically advanced, and overall the best multiplex in the city in terms of quality, quantity, ambience, luxury etc.
  • It houses a food court called Food Talk, which contains kiosks of food from around the world. It also features some fine restaurents like Mainland China. Confectionary is available at Kookie Jar, The Cream and Fudge Factory, Swirl's, Candy Treat, The Cookie Man, Coffee World, Spencer's Bakery, Cafe Coffee Day

Stores[edit]

It boasts stores of LLadro, Jack & Jones, Swarovski, Guess, Tie Rack, Marks & Spencer, Lacoste, Satya Paul, The Body Shop, Infinity, The Prime, Wills Lifestyle, Hush Puppies, Adidas, Catwalk, Hidesign, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Pepe Jeans, Roncato, United Colors of Benetton, Samsonite, Allen Solly, Giovanni, Louis Philippe, Dulce Celia, Ritu Kumar, Arrow, Bose, etc to name a few.

Gallery[edit]

South City Mall Panorama

Accident[edit]

One person died and three others critically injured, in an accident involving four workers who were putting up advertising banners when the ladder on which they were standing on collapsed.The incident occurred in January 2014. [5]

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