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Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

#3376 Post by The Scooter Guy » Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:43 pm

Anyone know what's being transformed on Gawler Place as follows?

1. Bag Heaven
2. Frank McCabe Jewellers
3. HCF (now being gutted)
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#3377 Post by AndyWelsh » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:31 pm

Maybe new retail or takeaway options being created at the station?

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#3378 Post by Patrick_27 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:57 pm

A few little updates:

Universal store have moved a few doors down to where the Ugg Boot store used to be.

Rundle Square facade treatment has seen the addition of a 'Rundle Square' signage installed on the southern end above the Romeo's Foodland sign. Also an LED screen has been erected on the northern corner (Rundle Mall/Pulteney Street).

The former CIBO Rundle Street has now been leased, no idea what's going there, but looks as though they're retaining the original interior which suggests it's going to be some short-lived half-baked coffee shop replacement.

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#3379 Post by SRW » Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:23 am

The former Harris Scarfe will be used as an art exhibition space during the Adelaide Festival: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-03/ ... l/12941800
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#3380 Post by AndyWelsh » Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:06 pm

New digital signs:

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Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

#3381 Post by Nathan » Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:48 pm

I hope they can book a better class of advertising for the entrance of our premier retail district. At the moment it's rotating between government PSAs, and a suburban chicken and chip shop (seriously).

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#3382 Post by Pikey » Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:52 am

Nathan wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:48 pm
I hope they can book a better class of advertising for the entrance of our premier retail district. At the moment it's rotating between government PSAs, and a suburban chicken and chip shop (seriously).
It's completely driven by companies who purchase space on the asset. As it's a new item, I'm assuming JC DeCaux have only just added it to their available inventory.
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#3383 Post by utaussiefan » Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:09 pm

It might be the wrong thread to ask this but does anyone know what used to be underneath the Rundle Arcade (parc arcade). There used to be escalators down next to Adelaide Exchange Jewelers on the Stephens Place side however they were boarded up many years ago. I have had no luck finding any information about it.

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#3384 Post by gnrc_louis » Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:04 pm

utaussiefan wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:09 pm
It might be the wrong thread to ask this but does anyone know what used to be underneath the Rundle Arcade (parc arcade). There used to be escalators down next to Adelaide Exchange Jewelers on the Stephens Place side however they were boarded up many years ago. I have had no luck finding any information about it.
It has been discussed somewhere on this forum - not sure which thread, but others have said it was a cinema in the 80s.

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#3385 Post by how good is he » Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:57 pm

Reminded me of an article on Adelaide Arcade .. https://glamadelaide.com.au/could-this- ... speakeasy/
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Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

#3386 Post by Patrick_27 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:19 pm

gnrc_louis wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:04 pm
utaussiefan wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:09 pm
It might be the wrong thread to ask this but does anyone know what used to be underneath the Rundle Arcade (parc arcade). There used to be escalators down next to Adelaide Exchange Jewelers on the Stephens Place side however they were boarded up many years ago. I have had no luck finding any information about it.
It has been discussed somewhere on this forum - not sure which thread, but others have said it was a cinema in the 80s.
It was a single screen cinema that was operated by Hoyts, at first on its own, then it was Cinema 4 as part of the Regent Cinemas, the other three being at Regent Arcade. Not entirely sure when it was closed, perhaps the early/mid-90s once the new Greater Union Hinley Cinemas were complete... But it's largely been left untouched since its closure, the seats are all still there from my understanding, and I think it's also been used as a Fringe venue since its disuse as a cinema.

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Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

#3387 Post by The Scooter Guy » Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:04 pm

What happened to Embellish Flowers & Gifts on Grenfell St?
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#3388 Post by Nathan » Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:54 pm

The Scooter Guy wrote:What happened to Embellish Flowers & Gifts on Grenfell St?
Another victim of COVID?
Saw the response to your speculation on Facebook. Maybe next time do the smallest bit of research before you stick your foot in it.

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Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

#3389 Post by The Scooter Guy » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:21 pm

Nathan wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:54 pm
The Scooter Guy wrote:What happened to Embellish Flowers & Gifts on Grenfell St?
Another victim of COVID?
Saw the response to your speculation on Facebook. Maybe next time do the smallest bit of research before you stick your foot in it.
Sorry.
My brain sometimes kicks in the autopilot. :roll:
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Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

#3390 Post by SRW » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:01 pm

Nando's has closed on Hindley Street.

Sushi Hub is opening a second mall shopfront where the convenience store used to be next to Charlesworth Nuts.

Melbourne skate shop Fast Times has opened on Gawler Place (south).
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