KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre opened its doors on the 5th of June 2014 and is at the heart of economic activity in Umlazi. Umlazi is the largest township in KwaZulu Natal and the 2nd largest in South Africa, most of its residents fall within the 4 – 7 LSM. The township has experienced tremendous development over the years and boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure such as KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre. Dubbed as “The Heart of Umlazi”, KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre is situated along the historic Mangosuthu Highway which is the township’s busiest road, connecting all 26 sections of Umlazi. KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre is within walking distance from King Zwelithini Stadium and Mangosuthu University of Technology.
KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre is an ideal shopping destination frequently visited by over 1 000 000 shoppers a month. The shopping centre is conveniently accessible to pedestrians and motorists. It has 700 secure parking spaces, a dedicated taxi rank and has a direct channel to KwaMnyandu train station – KwaZulu Natal’s 2nd busiest train station. KwaMnyandu Shopping Centre is also an integral part of the ongoing “Go! Durban” Integrated Rapid Transport Network development. The shopping centre has become a key advertising space in Umlazi due to its foot traffic and geographic location offering street facing billboards that are highly visible to both commuters and pedestrians making it ideal for advertising campaigns. Closer to the point of purchase and strategically placed near the main entrance and exit points, the shopping centre also offers media options like: