Westfield Bondi Junction
is a large, upmarket shopping centre located in the suburb of Bondi Junction
, New South Wales
. The centre is noted for its modern structure and retail mix.
The six-level complex contains David Jones
department stores, Coles
supermarkets, a Greater Union
cinema, as well as a flagship Harvey Norman
<div style="float:right; margin: 0 0 1em 1em; background: #dddddd; width: 15%; padding: 3pt;">Anchor Tenants
</div>Westfield Bondi Junction is built on land that was originally occupied by three separate retail establishments. The oldest of these was a Grace Bros.
store, opened in 1933 and continued to be occupied until the recent redevelopment. The land was also occupied by the Carousel Centre which had opened in the 1970s and Bondi Junction Plaza. In 1994 Westfield bought a controlling stake in Bondi Junction Plaza from AMP
and renamed it Westfield Bondi Junction Plaza. In 2000, Westfield purchased the Carousel Centre and the remaining stake in Bondi Junction Plaza.The redevelopment took six years for approval to be gained. This was because the shopping centre is located on the border of Waverley
and Woollahra Local Government Areas
. In 1997 the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning, Craig Knowles, approved the initial concept for a... Read More