Shops continued

Moves to provide pedestrian access to shopping precincts in the centre of Perth began with the construction of London Court by Claude de Bernales in the mid 1930s.
Modelled on a Tudor building, London Court represented an attempt to create a public space which was both a thoroughfare and a shopping precinct. At the same time the first arcades were built in Perth including Piccadilly, Plaza and Gledden arcades.
Further pedestrian spaces providing retail exposure were created in the Hay Street Mall (1970) and Forrest Place (1979), while extensions to the arcade system were undertaken with City Arcade (1968) and Carillon Arcade (1982).




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