Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Sydney Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Glenrose Village Shopping Centre

by Brydie (follow)
Chief Editor, Sydney Mums Group www.brydiewright.com www.facebook.com/DaddyandtheWorldsLongestPoo
Family Friendly (794)      Shopping (22)      Northern Beaches (12)     
Great Suburban Shops in The Heart of Belrose.

Last time we talked shopping centres, I admitted my aversion to big concrete jungles that have everything a consumer could possibly dream of... except a parking space. Can you identify?

Do you kind of get the feeling in this great big metropolis, that the endless rat race is fostering a renewed sense of local community? People are looking for great shopping, leisure, sporting and cultural services on their doorstep. Small, accessible and quality, without the hassle of trudging your way through the traffic on your family's precious days off.



Glenrose exterior_ALDI
Ah, the spaciousness of suburban shopping...


Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
The Sydney Crochet Club meets weekly to learn crochet, meet other Sydney mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
If you hear me, I'd love your comments. Do you have a suburban shopping or cultural centre that does it for you? Have you ditched the big shopping centre half an hour away, for your local community village?

I'd love to compile an article that represents your views from across Sydney but to kick off the trend I started with my report on Warriewood Square, I'm going to let you in on the secret of the new Glenrose Village precinct. It's a long-awaited, services rejuvenation for the Belrose community, with a local library refurb and a shopping centre re-development on the doorstep of the popular Glenn Street Theatre.



Glenrose exterior_ALDI
Plenty of parking


Ease of Parking

The first thing that hits you about Glenrose Village is its open approach, with wide traffic lanes for entry to the free outdoor parking and under cover lots. I've yet to park under cover because I can always get a space. Visit in peak hour or rain though, and you'll be pleased for the extra room 'below', with easy trolley access to the shops above. And did I mention parking is free?



Glenrose exterior_ALDI
Glenrose Village's Eat Street


The Brewvale Sessions - Pies, Beers, and Spirits event gives you an insider look at the secret world of pies, boutique brewers and distillers, all within Brookvale's industrial heartland. The first event is this Saturday!
Do you need an updated family photo?
Great Eateries

Before Glenrose Village was re-developed, I'd hazard a guess that Glenn Street Theatre was mostly a place for locals and community theatre die-hards. There wasn't anywhere in this quiet suburb to get a good meal after dark and within walking distance to the theatre. Since the refurb, Glenn Street Theatre is literally buzzing and drawing crowds beyond Belrose. I can't help thinking it has a lot to do with the trendy eateries across the road, with options for evening dining, catering to families. There's The New Civic Diner, Stella Blu Kitchen and Pizzeria, Momokko, Ajmer's Indian Restaurant, Thai Kitchens and my personal favourite for daytime snacks or lunch, the Vietnamese fusion bakery, Taste Baguette. And this is just outside the shopping centre. There are more treats inside for fast food and coffee while you shop.



Glenrose exterior_ALDI
Taste Baguette has the most delicious bakery range


Shopping Essentials

Like Warriewood, Glenrose is not the largest array of shops you'll ever find but it's growing and for now, there are many of the essential things you'll need for your family. Amongst an assortment of specialty shops, there is a Woolworths, a smart new ALDI, Bakers Delight, newsagency, variety store, toy shop, seafood vendor, butcher, dry cleaner, florist and hair dressing salons. For a local village, this is a broad selection of conveniences and on many occasions, might just save that odyssey through the Warringah roadworks to get to 'The Mall'.



Glenrose int Woolworths
Inside, the centre is well laid out


The centre is well laid out with a welcoming feel and you can't get lost. It's a comfortable meeting place amongst the leafy environs of Belrose and best of all, only a hop, skip and a jump from local sporting and cultural amenities.

Sound good to you?

#Shopping
#Family Friendly
#Northern Beaches



Featured
Reece at Setup Sync & Learn specialises in all Apple devices for setup, troubleshooting, and teaching technology in everyday language. Suitable for beginners up to advanced users, Reece will come to you (by appointment only) for one-on-one or small group tailored training in the comfort of your own home or office.
Throughout October, visit your favourite Vinnies Shop for good quality, pre-loved fashion buys and then on Friday 26th October, wear and share your fabulous Vinnies looks on social media using #DressedbyVinnies.
26 Oct
Is someone in your life graduating soon? Whether their achievement is preschool, primary school high school, TAFE or university, celebrate their big day with pride!
During this 3-hour class with Look Academy, you will learn everything you need to know about great personal makeup and how to apply it to yourself.
Do you need an updated family photo?
28 Oct - 8 Dec
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
The Sydney Crochet Club meets weekly to learn crochet, meet other Sydney mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
The Brewvale Sessions - Pies, Beers, and Spirits event gives you an insider look at the secret world of pies, boutique brewers and distillers, all within Brookvale's industrial heartland. The first event is this Saturday!
6 Oct - 27 Oct
Awesome Value Sydney Events
Join the conversation on the Sydney Mums Facebook Group


Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 5
More Articles by Brydie
view all articles by Brydie
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 65901
The Brewvale Sessions - Pies, Beers, and Spirits event gives you an insider look at the secret world of pies, boutique brewers and distillers, all within Brookvale's industrial heartland. The first event is this Saturday!
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Do you need an updated family photo?
The Sydney Crochet Club meets weekly to learn crochet, meet other Sydney mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
[ Submit a Comment ]
Calendar
Categories
January (52)
March (55)
April (51)
May (94)
June (95)
July (96)
August (88)
September (104)
October (106)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version