Murray Street is one of four main east-west roads within the Perth CBD. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. A central business district ( CBD) is the commercial and often geographic heart of a city
The street, the central portion of which has become a pedestrian mall, was named after Sir George Murray, Secretary of State for War and the Colonies from 1828 to 1830. Car-free zones (also known as auto-free zones and pedestrian zones) are areas of a city or town in which automobile traffic is prohibited The Secretary of State for War and the Colonies was a British cabinet level position responsible for the army and the British colonies (other than India The year 1828 ( MDCCCXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap For the game see 1830 (board game. Year 1830 ( MDCCCXXX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display
It is the one main road in Perth that has an eastern ending at a church - the Roman Catholic St Mary's Cathedral, the other major churches in the CBD are at the side of the city streets. St Mary's Cathedral is the main Roman Catholic cathedral located in Victoria Square Perth Western Australia.
The mall was created later than the Hay Street mall, and its central section had no hotels whereas Wellington, Hay and St Georges Terrace have. Hay Street is a major road through the CBD of Perth, Western Australia. St Georges Terrace is the main Street in the city of Perth Western Australia.
The number of historic arcades linking with the Hay Street mall is significant compared to other parts of the CBD.
The western and eastern ends of the street have had significant changes in land use compared to the central section.
The strip has many popular shops lining the street. The Mall has a very popular food court & seafood restaurant overlooking the street, and other shops for other specialities are also included in the mall.
Other independent stores line the street, including brands like Sussan.
The Murray street mall is directly connected to the Perth Underground railway station by an entry at the west end of the mall, and via Forrest Place to the original Perth railway station and the Museum of Western Australia. Perth Station including Perth Underground is the largest railway station in Perth Western Australia, and functions as an interchange between the Transperth Forrest Place is a pedestrianised square located within the CBD of Perth Western Australia. Perth Station including Perth Underground is the largest railway station in Perth Western Australia, and functions as an interchange between the Transperth Parking garages are also located nearby.