Charlestown Square

Charlestown Square is the largest shopping and entertainment destination in Newcastle and the Hunter Region. The GPT Group continues to invest in and evolve the Centre. In 2010, a significant development increased the Centre to approx 88,000 square metres, almost double its previous size. In mid-2016, another development project welcomed the region’s first H&M - the global fashion favourite, along with a large format Cotton On flagship store.

The remix project in 2016 also introduced several other international and exclusive brands including Mecca Maxima, M.A.C (opening mid-October) and TopShop and TopMan scheduled to open at Myer in late November.

With over 240 specialty stores, including Apple, City Beach, Rebel Sport, Strike Bowling Bar and Best & Less, Charlestown Square has something for everyone. It is also home to the only Myer department store in the region, as well as a number of other major stores, including Target, Big W, Aldi, Coles, Woolworths and Reading Cinemas. 

The Centre has over 100 fashion stores, including more than 20 exclusive retailers and with a resident Stylist available for free and paid styling sessions, Charlestown Square is the perfect place to keep up on the fashion trends. Experience Forever New, Review, The Universal Store, Bonds and Nike only available at Charlestown Square in Newcastle and The Hunter region.

Only at Charlestown Square you’ll find the South Piazza which has a great range of restaurants and cafes open 7 days and nights per week including Max Brenner, New Shanghai, Grill’d, Absolute Thai, Nando’s, Sushi Bay and Coco Cubano. Or if you are looking for some serious fun, catch a movie at Reading Cinemas, go bowling at Strike, or visit Timezone. For the ultimate luxury cinema experience visit the Gold Lounge with the combined elegance of a fully licensed lounge bar, a menu with a selection of delicious food and in-cinema service, the most luxurious reclining arm chair seats and wall-to-wall screens!
 
For your convenience, the supermarkets on the Ground Level at Charlestown Square open early every day with Coles and Woolworths open from 7am Monday to Saturday and from 8am Sundays, plus Aldi open daily form 8.30am and Dan Murphy’s is open from 9am, Lower Ground Level. Plus we’ve got all your fresh food needs covered on the Ground Floor with a great range of specialty fresh food stores open early every day including Bakers Delight, Steel Street Fish Markets, Red Lea Chickens, Michels Patisserie and Amaranthine flowers by design. Check individual stores for opening hours

If you feel it’s time to fix up or add something special for your home, you’ll be happy to find over 25 home wares stores ranging from T2, Dymocks, Kidstuff, Typo and House stocked with great value products to suit every taste.

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Charlestown Square Conditions of Entry

For your comfort and safety, conditions of entering the Centre include but are not limited to;

  • No smoking (in-Centre, car parks and within 10m of entry)
  • No animals (Guide Dogs are excepted)
  • No bikes, skateboards or scooters
  • No alcohol consumption
  • No anti-social, offensive and/or criminal behaviour
  • Entry may be refused or withdrawn to patrons not wearing a shirt / t-shirt and/or shoes
The GPT Group reserves the right to refuse or withdraw entry to the Centre. To view the Conditions of Entry please click here: Conditions of Entry


Charlestown Square Behaviour Code

Charlestown Square and its immediate surrounds is a place where the whole community can feel safe. The community has the right to be safe and the responsibility to behave appropriately. In collaboration with a number of community stakeholders including the Lake Macquarie City Council, NSW Police and a number of youth services we have developed this Behaviour Code. This code is enforced by Charlestown Square security and local Police. The code details actions and consequences for anti-social behaviour at Charlestown Square. To view the code please click here: Charlestown Square Behaviour Code
 


Unique to Charlestown Square

As the largest shopping and entertainment destination, we like to provide you with a memorable shopping experience. Charlestown Square is home to over 70 stores that are unique to Newcastle and the Hunter Region. Here is the list of stores you’ll only find here:

Major Stores: Myer, H&M, Cotton On flagship store, The Apple Store, City Beach, Fit N Fast, Strike Bowling Bar 
Women’s Fashion Stores: Ally Fashion, Baku, Bloch, Forever New, Myer, Review, Rockwear, Supre
Mixed Fashion Stores: City Beach, Myer, Nike, Bonds, Universal Store 
Hair & Beauty: Mecca Maxima, M.A.C.,Ella Bache, My Beauty Spot
Men’s Fashion Stores: Myer, RDX, The Suit Shop
Children’s Fashion Stores: Bonds
Shoes, Bags & Accessories Stores: DSW Direct Shoe Warehouse, Ever Ugg Australia,  Platypus Shoes, Ziera, Unique Accessories
Jewellery Stores: Simon Curwood Jewellers
Entertainment: Strike Bowling Bar, Megamania, Timezone
Cafés and Dining: Max Brenner, Absolute Thai, New Shanghai, Sushi Bay, Coco Cubano, Pie Face, Schnitz, Fifi La Femme Petit Boutique, Fifi La Femme Grande, Bhojan Indian, Hinata, Kebabs N Crepes, Tasty & Fresh
Homewares & Gift Stores: Dymocks, T2 Tea, The Games Shop, Zing Pop Culture
Health Services: Mojo Health, My Supplement Store       




The GPT Group’s purpose is to maximise the financial potential of Australian property with solutions that fulfill the aspirations of our investors, tenants and communities. GPT aspires to be an overall positive contributor to our communities, people and the environment. 
 
GPT achieved a ranking in the top 1% of real estate companies surveyed globally on the 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Of the past five years, GPT has been rated global sustainability leader in this index three times and has been in the top two both other years. 

For further information on the Group’s sustainability initiatives, please visit www.gpt.com.au.
 
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Opening hours
South Piazza Cafes & Restaurants (8am-12am)*
Regular trading hours
Mon - 9am - 5.30pm
Tue - 9am - 5.30pm
Wed - 9am - 5.30pm
Thu - 9am - 9pm
Fri - 9am - 5.30pm
Sat - 9am - 5pm
Sun - 10am - 5pm
Location
Charlestown Square
30 Pearson Street
Charlestown NSW 2290
Phone: 02 4944 4333