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Balmoral and Sandringham walks

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Balmoral shopping centre walk

Throughout the years of development, the Balmoral shopping centre has retained much of its 1920s character.

This walk features Potter's Park and the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall together with local shops, the Capitol Cinema and churches.

Where to start this walk

Start this walk on Dominion Road opposite Mt Pleasant Road.

See the starting point for this walk on Google Maps.

Car parks are available at the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall in Brixton Road.

Public toilets are available in Potters Park.

This walk will take approximately one hour.

Sandringham shopping centre walk

The centre retains its early buildings including intact groups of one and two storied 1920s - 1940s buildings.

A number of the buildings in Sandringham shopping centre have been designed by well-known architectural practices such as A Sinclair O'Connor, Massey Hyland and Phillips and R A Abbott.

The shopping centre has a number of good examples of the shop-with-dwelling type that was built in many commercial centres around this time.

Where to start this walk

See the starting point for this walk on Google Maps.

This walk will take approximately one hour.

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