Friday, 22 January 2016 Upper Hutt bucks the trend UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 January 2016 — While retail precincts around the Wellington region lament stagnating retail occupancy rates, Upper Hutt is bucking the trend as the only area outside of Wellington’s city centre to see a steady increase. Residents of Upper Hutt and visitors […]
Monterey Cinema’s had it’s official opening the same day as the latest Star Wars film was released. Staff dressed up as their favourite character and guests were invited to celebrate in the new American-styled diner When the Ascot Cinema temporarily reopened in Upper Hutt two years ago, it didn’t take long for the operation to […]
New release films return to the Upper Hutt CBD on the reopening of Monterey Cinemas with the latest James Bond movie.
The Mayor, Wayne Guppy, enjoyed shopping at the newly opened Lincraft store. Over 100 customers were lined up before the opening and feedback was very positive.
Big Australiancraft retailer Lincraft is about to move into Upper Hutt’s The Mall as a cornerstone tenant. Workers are about to create a new 1000 square metre store, which will take up a large portion of the downstairs area near Farmers and T&T. The site is currently open space and some structural changes will be […]
Upper Hutt cinema to re-open as MONTEREY CINEMAS! After the disappointment to Upper Hutt residents of the closing of their cinema in late 2013, a new experienced cinema operator will be re-opening the Ascot in Upper Hutt. Monterey Cinemas will open on 17th December with a wide range of highly anticipated Hollywood blockbusters, along with […]
For the first time since 2012, Upper Hutt movie lovers will be able to watch blockbuster releases locally this summer. The old Ascot cinema complex will reopen on December 17 with a new operator and a new name: Monterey Cinemas. Co-owners Kelly Rogers and David Ross (an Auckland accountant and no relation to the infamous […]
About 10 years ago, I appeared as an expert witness opposing the proposition to build a large mall on land at Silverstream as I had been a senior engineer in the planning, design and construction of three shopping mall in the UK. At the time I explained the UK experience of two towns: One that […]
The “surprise” public detailing of the development of the Logan St retail area opposite The Mall has been welcomed by Upper Hutt mayor Wayne Guppy. “It will revitalise us. It will change the face of the CBD,” he said. “The end is in sight and it will be great to get this started as soon as we possibly can.” […]