Westfield Innaloo is a major
shopping centre in the northern suburbs of Perth, located approximately 8 km north-west of the
CBD at the corner of
Scarborough Beach Road and
Ellen Stirling Boulevard (formerly Oswald Street) in Innaloo.
This location is now part of Stirling City
is approximately 1 km, or 3 minutes by bus, from Stirling Train
shopping centre, originally known as Innaloo Shoppers
Village, was developed in 1967 to service Innaloo and
newly-developed Woodlands. It was the second shopping centre built north
of the Swan River and opened with about 30 stores plus a Boans (later
Aherns) department store and Woolworths supermarket.
store, and a Coles Supermarkets
(Then known as Coles
New World), were added to the centre in 1980.
The centre was acquired by Coles Myer
1983. Nine years later, the centre's name was changed to Innaloo
City Centre and a 375-seat food court and Kmart
In 1996, Westfield Group
the centre and changed its name to Westfield Innaloo. In 2004-05,
the centre grew in size by over 25% as more than 30 specialty
stores were added and the Coles supermarket was relocated.
Currently Westfield Innaloo has over 120 specialty stores.
A new entrance was also built which compares interestingly with the
previously erected signage nearby.
Westfield Innaloo's expansion, there are plans to improve the
signage which are being considered by Stirling City
Innaloo is served by several bus routes from Stirling railway
station, including routes 412 and 413 as well as the 98/99
1992, Innaloo Bus Station on Oswald Street was the terminus for
most routes which now terminate at Stirling.
When the Stirling Railway station was
built, the 419 bus was instituted as a regular shuttle service
between Stirling and Innaloo. This route has now effectively been
replaced by the CircleRoute
the construction of the Stirling railway station as part of the
Northern Suburbs Transit
System, a possible deviation of the rail alignment was
considered to directly service the suburb of Innaloo and its shopping district, of which Westfield
Innaloo is a part.
However, this idea was rejected by both
the project and the public at large due to the significant cost,
lack of identifiable benefits, and environmental impact
Restaurants and food
Image:Westfield Innaloo sign.jpg|The sign of Westfield
Innaloo.Image:Westfield Innaloo entrance.jpg|The entrance of
Westfield Innaloo.Image:Westfield Innaloo interior.jpg|Part of
Innaloo shopping centre.Image:Westfield Innaloo foodcourt.jpg|The
food court in Innaloo shopping centre.
- Town Planning Scheme No. 38 - Landscape
Guidelines, City of Stirling, 2002, p.3 (accessed 28 July
- Stirling Celebrates with Westfield Innaloo,
Stirling Community (council publication), 23 August 2005,
- Strong Tenant Demand Despite Record New Supply In
Perth Industrial Expected In 2005 - Australia, Williams J.,
Kennedy G., Randall K. (Jones Lang LaSalle), 2005 (accessed 27 July
- 'Westfield has announced it is proceeding with a $50m', The
West Australian, 2004, p54
- Minutes of Planning and Development Committee,
City of Stirling, 11 July 2006, pp 88-91 (accessed 27 July
- Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of Council, City of
Stirling, 18 July 2006, pp 94-95 (accessed 27 July 2006)
- Pg. 4, Accessed at J S Battye Library, Perth