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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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"container mall"
in 45 reviews
"shipping containers"
in 80 reviews
"restart mall"
in 30 reviews
"shopping precinct"
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"worth a visit"
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"food outlets"
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"interesting shops"
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"post earthquake"
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"city centre"
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"quake city"
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"avon river"
in 7 reviews
"ballantynes"
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"retailers"
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"adversity"
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"buskers"
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"innovation"
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"banks"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been into Cashel St. & surrounds since the earthquake. I missed the shipping container shops while they were there but they have now been replaced by new & boring buildings just like everywhere else. Now no character, high prices & no need to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this is a good shopping district. I enjoyed taking time to walk around the area and see if there were some good bargains.

Thank Ali C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw some photos of containers along this street. When I arrived, there were all gone. I was dissapointed. Still, this street is a good to walk though.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

It is lovely watching Cashel Street come back to life after the earthquake, but I really missed the shipping container mall that served as the central shopping area for many years. Even so, Cashel Street will be beautiful once fully finished. I hope there will...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

After the devastation of the 2011 earthquakes which saw several fatalities on Cashel St, the rebuild is slowly taking shape. Anchored by the beautifully restored Bridge of Remembrance at one end and Ballantynes Department Store in the middle, Cashel now features most of the high...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Stuff to see by the Avon river, Bridge of Remembrance, walking street, sidewalk vendors, street art, earthquake damages, and container resturants.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

So, I was very curious to see this container mall, and sadly we missed it by about a month. They are slowly dismantling it now that the buildings in the area are finished and ready for stores to occupy. So, there are maybe 4 places...More

1  Thank JM2007SJ
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

A unique 'street' with shops and restaurants (temporarily?) housed in containers. They have been giving funky make-overs, so what you see is almost an architectural achievement. We loved the (fast food) places too.

Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We visited Christchurch in May to check how the construction was going. Pleasantly surprised to see 'container city' still operating. Such an iconic boutique area cannot help but love it, both for what is is but also what it represents in spirit.

Thank Trish C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Love seeing the innovative way Christchurch responded to the earthquake. I honour you in the resourceful way you quickly regrouped and restored business and filling the communities’ need. Worth a look.

Thank Nonapama
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Caizay13
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Response from JulesGoodman66 | Property representative |
The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty... More
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