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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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“container mall” (40 reviews)
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see how Christchurch coped with the post-quake period and how this shopping mall would have a been a key part of the city as it rebuilt itself. There are still a few containers operating and a reasonable number still offering all types of...More

Thank FfastEddy
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We started at the empty chairs memorial for the earthquake victims and through the shopping mall to the Memorial Arch and there were plenty examples of how this city was and is affected by the quake.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Since this was recently purchased and flagged for redevelopment, many of the retailers have moved away. There are a few restaurants still here but it is my understanding that this entire area will be redeveloped in spring 2018 so if you want to see it,...More

2  Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 4 October 2017

in two years this street will be transformed. The East Frame, the new central park, tha gym the access to the new shops. It'll be a winner!

Thank DarthFD
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was, I imagine, a busy little precinct. However, now that stores have their own premises back and usable, it is very quiet. Some of the container shops were empty. Quite sad really as I'm sure it could have remained as a great tourist attraction

1  Thank jotibarker
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Cashel Street has nothing much to offer visitors, a few shops, Container Mall is nearly empty of shops. Just before you get to Bridge of Remembrance you have SPARK BIKE were you can hire bikes.

1  Thank MBB1952
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Most of the shops (containers) are gone now as the ANZ and BNZ centre have opened with a variety of shops. There are still a few food places such as Dimitris. But asides from that, not many shops as you'd be better off going down...More

1  Thank ChristchurchEats
Reviewed 22 August 2017

shopping street in central city, with war memorial at one end, and Restart mall in containers, and leading to central city and cathdral

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area, even with the obvious devastation that occurred in 2011. The shops were cute, friendly staff and a good array of items. Was so lovely and colourful, which really brought a lot of life to the area. We spent hours just walking around the...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This street has an abundance of places to visit, not least of which is the Bridge of Remembrance, Container Mall and City Mall. There are still empty lots from the earthquake, which decimated the city.

Thank James K
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12 March 2015|
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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