Wollongong Mall

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City mall finally completed

WOLLONGONG City Council is inviting the community to join its official celebrations to mark the completion of the Crown Street Mall refurbishment project on Saturday. Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said Saturday will be an opportunity to come together as a community to mark the completion of one of the biggest projects the city has seen … Continue reading

Farewell to mall’s trademark ‘monkey bars’

THE remainder of the Crown Street Mall’s trademark ‘monkey bars’  will be removed this weekend, weather permitting. Following the removal of the steel arches contractors will begin work on the construction of the mall in the north end of Church Street. This work will be conducted in two shifts, the first will be during daylight … Continue reading

Check mate for mall chess board

WORK on removing the chessboard area in the Crown Street Mall is being finalised with demolition now moving to the amphitheatre. The chessboard area has been levelled and a seal of asphalt put in place so the site can be temporarily reopened until construction begins. Amphitheatre demolition will begin on Sunday March 17 with work … Continue reading

Mall’s ‘bird cage’ no more

WOLLONGONG’S infamous ‘bird cage’ is about to be dismantled. Work began on the Crown Street Mall refurbishment with the contractor moving into the chessboard area to begin demolition works during Sunday. The work includes removing the amphitheatre and steel arches, better known as the bird cage, and is expected to take about six weeks. The … Continue reading

Filming up dress charges

POLICE have charged a man after he was caught allegedly filming up the skirts of a number of women in Wollongong last year. On Monday October 15 a man was captured on CCTV using his mobile phone to allegedly film up the skirts of three women at a shopping mall on Crown Street. On Friday … Continue reading

Smoking ban considered for outdoor dining areas

A SMOKING ban will be considered in Wollongong city’s al fresco cafés and restaurants from January 1. Wollongong City councillors voted for a round of public consultation to examine the community’s thoughts on banning smoking in the city’s outdoor dining areas at the June 12 meeting. The consultation will be completed by the end of … Continue reading

Public art wanted to revitalise tired mall

CONTEMPORARY artists are being sought to develop public art to feature in the refurbished Crown Street Mall. Expressions of Interest are being called by Wollongong City Council from practising artists to develop an artwork or works. The work will be a key element in the redevelopment of the mall in Wollongong city’s heart. Acting Lord … Continue reading

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