For Every Occasion & Home

The UmhlangaOctober 15, 2023

Recognisable by its iconic crescent-shaped structure, The Crescent Shopping Centre is a household name in the East Coast community. Whether you need home decor supplies, or a family day out, you can find what you’re looking for within the open-aired corridors of The Crescent.


Celebrating 20 years last October, this shopping centre is located in the Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, which is host to most of the major blue chip corporate businesses as well as the aspirant, business consumer preferring to reside in the quick-developing, mixed-use environment. The Crescent’s optimal location and offering comfortably caters to this market.


This centre has a high convenience factor, with spacious, free parking and more than 60 interesting and essential stores. Shopping for your key supplies and groceries is a breeze with easy access to the centre’s anchors, including Pick ‘n Pay, Food Lover’s Market, Clicks, and Baby City. On top of this, over the years, The Crescent has become known as the shopping centre in Umhlanga to visit for furnishing or upgrading your home, from kitting out your entire living room and kitchen to adding the perfect decorative elements.


With spring rolling in and many wanting to refresh their interiors, shopping at The Crescent is a homeowner’s delight with a variety of home and decor stores featuring the best of local and imported homeware. Customers are spoiled for choice with affordable, exclusive, well-known and luxury furniture, linen, kitchenware, appliances and more. You can also DIY it with Builder’s Express, who have all the tools and materials you need to give your home that breath of fresh air! Each brand emphasises high-quality, stylish designs and outstanding service, in line with their vision to offer a perfect complement to your trend-setting spaces. 


Finding the perfect bed is a breeze at The Crescent! With The Bed Store, Tempur and Dial-a-Bed, you’ll be able to sleep in comfort. Of course, you will need the accessories to kit out the bed, and Volpes will have you covered with an extensive range of bed linen and decorative blankets and scatter cushions.


Decorating your home according to your preferences and needs takes planning, careful curation, and the ideal stores to help you bring your vision to life. Coricraft offers the best in furniture and decor from the living room to the home office, making styling your rooms with a fresh spring twist effortless. With Sevens Furniture, Furniture Vibe, Essops Home, Leather Gallery and more, the choices and combinations are endless.


All this shopping leaving you hungry? The great thing about The Crescent’s wide offering is that they are also home to some fantastic food spots. You have Mugg & Bean On The Move, Wimpy, Nando’s and more to choose from when it comes to satisfying those hunger cravings.


The centre is easily accessible and highly visible off the main N2 highway coming from both northern and central KwaZulu-Natal. It can also be accessed directly off the M41 that feeds from Umhlanga Ridge, La Lucia, Glen Ashley and Durban North and has an express route off Lighthouse Road coming from Umhlanga Rocks, Umdloti and Westbrook.


Your spring home refresh and everyday shopping are all available in one centre. The Crescent Shopping Centre is convenience at its best!


Words: Cristina Govender