Lumley Street Shops in Upper Mt Gravatt Receive Exciting Upgrades

Lumley Street Shops
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The Lumley Street Shops precinct has undergone an exciting transformation, aimed at enhancing the overall ambiance and appeal of the neighbourhood retail centre in Upper Mt Gravatt.

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The recent upgrades, completed by Brisbane City Council in April 2023 as part of the Village Precinct Projects program (VPP), have injected new life into the neighbourhood shopping hub.

The most notable changes include the addition of new street trees and garden beds, offering a fresh burst of greenery to the streetscape. These natural elements not only beautify the area but also contribute to a more pleasant and welcoming environment for shoppers.

Lumley Street Shops
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In addition, a recently built walkway has been established to enhance accessibility across the entire area. This improvement guarantees smooth navigation and an enjoyable shopping experience for all visitors, including those with mobility difficulties.

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As part of the upgrade, the Lumley Street Shops area also now boasts new and stylish street furniture. These additions provide comfortable seating options for shoppers who wish to take a break, relax, or simply soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the precinct. The new furniture adds a touch of modernity to the streetscape, further enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal.

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Lumley Street Shops
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Another exciting feature of the revitalisation project is the introduction of nature-themed paintings for visitors to discover and enjoy. These artistic creations add a splash of colour and creativity to the surroundings, inviting passersby to appreciate and engage with the local art scene.

Established in 1959, the Lumley Street Shops precinct has long been a popular destination for both residents and visitors. The precinct offers free parking, making it convenient for shoppers to explore the area. 

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Surrounded by mature Hapulian Trees, the shops provide a serene atmosphere, allowing visitors to enjoy a range of amenities, including barista-made coffees, cold beers, fresh food, and delectable desserts.

Within the precinct, there are 13 vibrantly operated businesses, catering to a variety of needs and preferences. From a chiropractic clinic and massage therapies to a tattoo parlour and beauty salon, there is something for everyone in the neighbouring streets of Upper Mount Gravatt.

Published 29-May-2023