Malls Offering Essential Services During #LockdownSA

Plenty of stores have closed their doors due to the lockdown, in order to assist in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the public still need to stock up on supplies, groceries and medication during the lockdown. Here are a few malls in Pretoria that will remain open to offer essential services. 

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Menlyn Mall

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre will continue to operate and is committed to providing a safe, clean and hygienic environment for its customers and retailers under the current circumstances of the COVID-19 virus. The centre has implemented proactive precautionary safety measures in the prevention of exposure to the virus on your next visit. Essential stores that will be open during lockdown:

Supermarkets: 

  • Checkers Hyper (Entrance 7)
  • Game (Entrance 1)
  • Pick ‘n Pay (Entrance 9)
  • Food Lover’s Market (Entrance 8)
  • Woolworths (Entrance 1)

Pharmacies: 

  • Clicks (Entrance 14)
  • Dis-Chem (Entrance 12);
  • On Demand Doctors (Entrance 12).

Banks:

  • Standard Bank (Entrance 5)
  • FNB (Entrance 5)

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Sundays and Public Holidays: 09:00 – 16:00

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Brooklyn Mall

Brooklyn Square will be closed during the national lockdown, but Brooklyn Mall will have essential service stores open. The mall can be accessed via entrance 1 and 2 from Veale Street.

Opening hours: 

  • Weekdays: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Weekends and Public Holidays: 09:00 – 17:00

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Hatfield Plaza Shopping Centre

As an added level of security, some of Hatfield Plaza‘s entrances will be closed. Their open entrances can be found via Hilda Street and Park Street. The Hatfield Plaza will have the following stores open and trading during the lockdown period:

Supermarkets:

  • Pick ‘n Pay: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 17:00 | Saturday: 08:00 – 15:00 | Sunday: 09:00 – 13:00

Pharmacies:

  • Clicks: Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 17:00 | Saturday: 09:00 – 16:00 | Sunday: 09:00 – 14:00

Banks:

  • African Bank
  • Standard Bank

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Lynnridge Mall

Only essential stores will remain open during the lockdown period at Lynnridge Mall. The following stores will remain open to offer the public essential services to get their groceries, supplies and medication:

Supermarkets: 

  • Pick ‘n Pay

Pharmacies: 

  • Clicks
  • Van Heerden Pharmacy
  • Health Oasis

Banks: 

  • Capitec Bank

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The Grove Mall

The majority of The Grove Mall will temporarily close for the national lockdown. All shops offering essential needs, such as supermarkets, pharmacies and other essential items, will remain open. There will be complimentary parking for the duration of the lockdown period. However, you must validate your parking card prior to exiting. Here are the current tenants trading and trading hours:

Supermarkets:

  • Pick ‘n Pay: Weekday 09:00 – 18:00 | Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00 | Sunday: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Woolworths: Weekday: 09:00 – 18:00 | Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00 | Sunday: 09:00 – 16:00

Pharmacies: 

  • Clicks: Weekday: 09:00 – 18:00 | Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00 | Sunday: 09:00 – 17:00

Banks: 

  • ABSA: Weekday: 08:30 – 15:30 | Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00
  • FNB: Weekday: 09:00 – 17:30 | Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00
  • Standard Bank: Weekday: 09:00 – 17:00 | Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00
  • African Bank: Weekday: 09:00 – 15:00 | Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00

Shoppers will only be able to access the centre through the following doors:

  • Entrance 1: Pick ‘n Pay, ABSA, African Bank
  • Entrance 2: Woolworths
  • Entrance 4: Fournos Bakery, Pick ‘n Pay
  • Entrance 6: FNB, Standard Bank, Nedbank

yellow bananas on a shelves at a store in the mall