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Town Area Area Guide


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The Town area includes the bustling streets of the City, with a healthy mixture of well-known multinational brands and smaller, local specialist stores and coffee shops. Gibraltar’s main squares, Casemates Square and The Piazza throb with peoples trying the bars, restaurants and shops. NatWest Bank and Gibraltar International Bank offer their services. The Governor’s Residence and the seat of H M Government of Gibraltar, No. 6 Convent Place, are at the south end of Main Street.

Areas / Developments in Town Area

  • Bell Lane

    Bell Lane is a short street in the middle of town. Running from bustling Main Street, just opposite the Post Office, up to Cornwall's Centre and Cornwall's Parade, it has several useful shops and is a stroll from the bus terminus.

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  • Cannon Lane

    Cannon Lane runs from Main Street to Library Street. It passes behind the RC Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned and Gibraltar Heights on the East and O'Callaghan Elliot's Hotel on the West.

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  • Casemates Square

    At the very entrance to Main Street, Casemates Square is a busy hub of Gibraltar life and is jam-packed with shops, restaurants and bars. Street performers entertain passers-by and military parades and concerts attract large crowds several times a year. The bus terminus and the public market are just a few metres away.

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  • City Mill Lane

    City Mill Lane winds from up from Main Street, opposite the Piazza, to Governor's Street. A wide range of local shops and businesses includes a health food store, pharmacy, travel agency, opticians and other.

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  • Close Main Street

    This location covers any properties situated off Main Street, but not included in the other areas we describe.

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  • College Lane

    College Lane is narrow and leads from Main Street, a few metres south of the Piazza, to Line Wall Road, . Some twelve businesses, including a popular bakery, operate in the busy lane.

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  • Cornwall's Parade

    Cornwall's Parade is at the junction of Engineer Lane, Bell Lane, Cornwall's Lane and Governor's Street. The popular Cornwall's Centre is only metres from Main Street and the Post Office.

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  • Cornwall's Centre

    Cornwall's Centre is, obviously enough, on Cornwall's Parade and is bordered by Bell Lane and Cornwall's Lane. With a very popular bar/restaurant, a copy centre and shops, the Centre is close to Main Street.

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  • Cornwall's Lane

    Winding from Main Street, by the Piazza, to Cornwall's Parade, Cornwall's Lane offers a selection of shops and popular restaurants/take-aways.

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  • Flat Bastion Road

    Set in the Upper Town, but only a short walk to Main Street, narrow Flat Bastion Road leads from Castle Road near the Sacred Heart Church, through part of the old town past to the more recently built Gardiner's Road

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  • Gardiner's Road

    Connecting Europa Road, by the Rock Hotel, with Flat Bastion Road, Gardiner's Road is exclusively residential and a short stroll to town and the tranquil Alameda Gardens

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  • Gardiner's View

    Just outside the city walls in Gardiner's Road, yet only a short stroll into town, Gardiner's View overlooks the Alameda Gardens and offers enviable sea views and unsurpassed sunsets over the Bay.

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  • Gibraltar Heights

    Gibraltar Heights is in the centre of town on busy Main Street, a few metres south of the cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. With the Marks and Spencer store on the ground floor, and other shops, bars and restaurants nearby, Gibraltar Heights is close to NatWest bank and the bus stop on Line Wall Roads.

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  • Governor's Street

    One of Gibraltar's interesting, mainly residential back streets, Governor's Street runs from Cornwall's Parade to the Garrison Library and has a number of small, local businesses that offer a range of products from toys to fitted kitchens

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  • Lynch's Lane

    Lynch's Lane is at the bottom of Main Street, a few metres from Casemates Square. Narrow and quaint, the lane leads from Main Street, up to the steps towards the old town. The bus terminus and the public market are nearby.

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  • Main Street

    Main Street is the pulsating artery of Gibraltar. Stretching from Casemates Square to Southport Gate, With internationally known stores, local specialist shops and bars and restaurants, Main Street is unique and constantly changing.

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  • Midtown

    Presenting truly beautiful 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments as well as a number of breathtaking penthouses; Midtown has been arranged to accommodate all aspects of modern life, but crafted with careful consideration to the traditional values of a home, in an excellent, central location.

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  • Ocean Heights

    With Queensway to the west and the town to the east, Ocean Heights is opposite Westside Girls Comprehensive and very close to the lively Casemates Square, the Public Market and the bus terminus.

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  • Town Area

    Town Area covers properties that do not fall into the other locations we describe in this section.

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  • Trafalgar House

    Situated at a little south of Southport Gates and close to the Alameda Gardens and Cable Car, Trafalgar House is a large residential block, offering views over the Bay and the Rock. Main Street is merely a couple of minutes away, as is the Gibraltar International Bank

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  • Pitman's Court

    Pitman's Court is set just off Main Street by the Piazza

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  • King's Street

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  • George's Lane

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  • Benzimras Alley

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  • Continental Suites

    Continental Suites is a contemporary development of studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in the heart of the town centre. Located on the site of the old Continental Hotel, at the juxtaposition where Engineers Lane meets Main Street and Turnbull Lane, these 22 apartments are conveniently situated close to Casemates Square, with only a 5 minute walk to Ocean Village Marina and a 10 minute walk to the airport and the border with Spain.

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  • Governor's Parade

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  • The Residence

    The Residence comprises 54 executive studio and 5 two bedroom apartments – thoughtfully designed and perfectly placed for living and working in Gibraltar. Situated in a historic area of town, this elegant building will set a new bench-mark for town centre living, with all apartments designed to incorporate the latest technology and energy saving measures. The development of this landmark property is perfectly suited to those seeking a smart and sophisticated base in the town and for astute investors wanting to add a genuine asset to their portfolio. The majority of apartments will also benefit from attractive balconies, together with dual control A/C and fully fitted kitchens, whilst communal amenities will include a roof-top plunge pool and terrace providing panoramic views of the Bay of Gibraltar. Construction has commenced and completion is due in 2021.

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