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About Charlestown Square

Charlestown Square is the largest shopping and entertainment destination in Newcastle and the Hunter region. The latest redevelopment in late 2010 significantly expanded the Centre, almost doubling its size to 88,000 sqm. Charlestown Square offers customers a diverse and exciting fashion offer, entertainment and dining experiences and a variety of fresh food, homewares and general retail stores and services.

Home to the only Myer department store in the region, plus other major stores including Target, Big W, Woolworths, Coles and Reading Cinemas, Charlestown Square has over 270 specialty stores including:


With over 120 fashion stores, including more than over 35 exclusive stores you’ll only find at Charlestown Square such as Forever New, Review, Seduce, Bonds, Queenspark, Nike and Zu Shoes, you'll find everything you’re looking for and more.

And if it’s time to give your home an updated look, or find the perfect gift, or something special for someone special, there’s over 25 stores ranging from T2, Dymocks, Lush, ABC Shop, Kidstuff, Typo and House stocked with great value products, to suit every taste.

Unique to Charlestown Square

There’s more than 40 stores you’ll only find in one destination in Newcastle and the Hunter region, giving you more choice, including –

Major Stores: Myer, The Apple Store, City Beach, Fit N Fast

Women’s Fashion Stores: Ally Fashion, Bonds, Be Me, Bikini Island, Bloch, Forcast, Forever New, Myer, Mink, Naked Art Design, Queenspark, Review, Seduce, SES, Trenery, Virtu

Mixed Fashion Stores: Bonds, City Beach, Myer, Nike, 

Men’s Fashion Stores: Bonds, Jeep, Myer, RDX,The Suit Shop

Children’s Fashion Stores: Betts Kids, Blue Sky Kids Land, Jumbo Kids Fashion, Tree Child, Shoes & Sox

Shoes, Bags & Accessories Stores: Estrada Shoes, Hype DC, Pulp, Shoes & Sox, Ziera, Zu Shoes

Entertainment: Strike, Megamania, Max Brenner 

Cafe's and Restaurants: Fifi La Femme, Absolute Thai, Max Brenner, Nando's, New Shanghai, Noodle Hut, Sushi Bay

Homewares & Gift Stores: Dymocks, Lush, T2, Kidstuff

The Centre can be accessed via Pearson, Frederick, Ridley and Chapman Streets. The Centre is supported by approximately 3,500 car spaces and is serviced by a range of public transport options that make getting to the Centre easy.

The owners

Charlestown Square is owned and managed by The GPT Group. The GPT Group is today one of Australia’s largest diversified listed property groups, which through proactive management creates great customer experiences. The Group’s business is focused on high quality Australian real estate in the retail, office and industrial/business park sectors as well as funds management and selective development. The ability to own, manage and develop quality Australian real estate that lasts, that is distinctive and that becomes part of people’s lives and Australia’s history is a key focus for GPT.

GPT’s Retail Portfolio represents some of the best performing centres in Australia and includes regional, sub-regional and community shopping centres and bulky goods centres. For more information, visit

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