60 Elizabeth St, are two large retail shops, each flat in from the street, Cleggs
(fabrics) and Big Men clothing store.
Swanston St (between Flinders St and La Trobe St), is a pedestrian thoroughfare,
closed to traffic between 7am to 7pm, and fringed with many small shops,
particularly between Flinders and Bourke Sts. Swanston St Walk is a very
accessible promenade leading directly from Flinders St Station. It is popular
with pedestrians, street artists and buskers. There are wide footpaths and few
steps into shops but many have a small lip to negotiate.
295 Swanston St, Technical Bookshop (9663 3951), an access ramp is available
for assistance (kept under counter). Shop assistance is available.
244 Swanston St, Mind games, (9663 4603), specialist hobby games store, flat
169 Swanston St, Travellers Aid Society, entry via lift from a small foyer to level 2,
where there is a cafe, an accessible toilet, and Travellers Aid Disability Access
Service (TADAS). Medicare is located on Level 1, an accessible toilet is
provided on this level.
The block between Bourke and Collins Sts consists of many shops and a few cafes
including, Swanston Walk Cafe Bar (licensed and on street cafe), flat but
narrow entry, Lush Soap Shop, Westco Jeans (flat entry but fitting rooms have
very limited space), Golden Tower licensed cafe, Swagman Souvenirs, The
Body Shop (graded wide entry), Capitol Cinema & arcade. Access to the
Cinema is via a flight of stairs. The arcade leads to Howey Place to Little Collins
St and rear of The Sportsgirl Centre.
On the corner of Collins St is the Manchester Unity Building containing many
jewellers and apartments on its upper levels. A laneway leads through to Howey
Place and the rear entry to The Sportsgirl Centre. Hungry Jacks, is on the
227 Russell St, Amazing Gifts for Lovers, adult gift shop, one step.
225 Russell St, Sam Bear Outdoor Camping and Equipment, flat entry, staff will