These are photographs of local strip shopping centres, taken mainly in 1990s, by the City of Berwick. This is how we all used to shop before the arrival of the large shopping centres - if you grew up in Victoria, then you would know that Chadstone was the first of these big centres, it opened in 1960 and it is apparently so big now that I wouldn't be surprised if you can see it from the moon. Locally, the Centro Shopping Centre in Cranbourne and the Endeavour Hills Shopping Centre both opened in 1979 and Fountain Gate Shopping Centre in 1980.
This is Autumn Place in Doveton, 1992.
This is Spring Square in Hallam in 1992.To see another photograph of Spring Square, click here.
Webb Street in Narre Warren, taken 1992.
Webb Street in Narre Warren. I am not sure of the exact date of this picture, but it is around the early 1990s. You can see the old Railway signal box in the background.
High Street in Berwick, 1992. To see more photographs of High Street click here.
This is an earlier shot of High Street, taken in 1975.