Westfield Chatswood

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Westfield Chatwood
Chatswood, New South Wales-Shops.jpg
Location Chatswood, New South Wales
Coordinates 33°47′49″S 151°11′01″E / 33.79700833°S 151.1835889°E / -33.79700833; 151.1835889
Opening date 30 January 1986
Management Scentre Group
Owner Scentre Group
No. of stores and services 282
No. of anchor tenants 7
Total retail floor area 80,852 m²
No. of floors 7
Parking 2,831
Website westfield.com.au/chatswood/

Westfield Chatswood is a large shopping centre in the suburb of Chatswood on Sydney's North Shore. It is owned and managed by Scentre Group. Major stores in the centre include Myer, Coles, Aldi, Target, JB Hi-Fi and Rebel Sport. The centre also includes a 6 screen Hoyts cinema complex.

Westfield Chatswood is located on Chatswood Mall, Victoria Avenue and is 1km away from Chatswood Chase. It is located next to Mandarin Centre and is opposite The Concourse.

Transport[edit]

Westfield Chatswood has its own parking station. Westfield Chatswood is a two-minute walk from Chatswood railway station. Sydney Buses and Forest Coach Lines both provide bus services to different regions of Sydney.

History[edit]

Westfield Chatswood opened on January 30, 1986 and is the second major shopping centre to be built in Chatswood with the first being Chatswood Chase in 1983. The centre featured Target, Coles and Food For Less. In 1999 it was redeveloped to incorporate a previously free standing Grace Brothers store and a Toys "R" Us was added.

In July 2014, as part of a restructure of the Westfield Group, it came under the control of the Scentre Group.[1][2]

Redevelopment[edit]

In 2015 a $110 million upgrade to Westfield Chatswood commenced, with the centre increased from 77,000sqm to 80,000sqm of gross lettable area. The redevelopment included four new international fashion stores, as well as some local fashion stores.[3] The two-level entrance on Victoria Avenue has been reconfigured into a five-level mall. The Victoria Ave entrance has included a two-level flagship Topshop Topman store as well as Hawker Lane Asian dining restaurants. The new fashion stores are a Swedish fashion H&M a two-level store on the former Toys R Us store. It also opened Uniqlo, Zara and Topshop Topman. The redevelopment was completed in November 2015 with H&M, Uniqlo, Mecca Maxima and a new relocated Rebel Sport all opened on 18 February 2016.[4]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • 24 September 2005, a 32-year-old woman fell from the sixth floor and straight onto a 42-year-old woman on the ground floor in an attempted suicide. Both women were taken to Royal North Shore Hospital and police are invstigating.[5]
  • 12 January 2016, A man fell from fifth level and died. About 3:45pm police were called to the centre following reports a man was standing on the wrong side of a railing. Police believe it was suicide.[6]

Tenants[edit]

Anchor Tenants:

International Fashion:

Cinemas:

Mini Majors

Former Tenants:

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