Have Your Say

Empty shops along Crown Street signal it's time for a change

Glen Humphries
By Glen Humphries
Updated October 29 2021 - 3:44am, first published October 28 2021 - 6:48am
Retail: Crown Street retailers Phillip Yalson and Jay Johnson have differing views on the health of the retail strip. Crowds at a new store opening (bottom left) in Wollongong Central proved there was some interest in bricks and mortar stores. Pictures: Anna Warr

The "for lease" signs in empty shops along Crown Street send a message to some that it's time for a different approach along the CBD's main road.

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Glen Humphries

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover transport and infra Infrastructure for the Mercury, as well as writing for the TV guide. If he's not writing, he's reading.

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