Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre

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Victoria Gardens
Victoria gardens shopping centre abbotsford.jpg
Location Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Opening date 3 April 2003
Developer Vicinity Centres
Management Vicinity Centres
Owner Centro Wholesale (50%), Salta (50%) [1]
No. of stores and services 80
No. of anchor tenants 11
Total retail floor area 45,000 m²
No. of floors 2 of stores and 5 of car parking
Parking 2,173
Website Victoria Gardens

Victoria Gardens is a regional shopping centre located in Richmond, Victoria, Australia approximately 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Melbourne's central business district. It is located on the corner of Victoria and Burnley Streets, Richmond at the eastern end of the Richmond commercial, retail and residential precinct. The shopping centre has a Gross Lettable Area of 45,000 m2 (480,000 sq ft), 2,173 parking spaces and approximately 80 specialty retailers.

History[edit]

Victoria Gardens was officially opened on 3 April 2003. It occupies the site of the former Vickers Ruwolt engineering works which manufactured large industrial components and was the location of some iconic photography by Wolfgang Sievers. The site was an undeveloped "bomb site" for nearly 20 years prior to the construction of the centre. Victoria Gardens shopping centre is part of the greater Victoria Gardens Precinct Development a joint venture by Salta Properties and Vicinity Centres.[1]

Anchors[edit]

  • Coles supermarket.
  • Kmart discount department store.
  • IKEA furniture store.
  • Freedom furniture store.
  • Hoyts cinema.

Transport[edit]

The centre is accessible by the Route 109 Tram (Port Melbourne to Box Hill), and the route 12 tram terminates here (Victoria Gardens to St Kilda).[2]

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 37°48′46″S 145°0′40″E / 37.81278°S 145.01111°E / -37.81278; 145.01111