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June 20, 2021

New ‘Eat Street’ planned

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eat-st2The old Byron Backpackers building on the corner of Fletcher St and Lawson St is due for completion in November this year.

According to Kath Vaubell from Byron Bay Property Sales, the ‘8 Fletcher St’ precinct will contain five retail shops and two restaurants and ‘create a vibrant “Eat Street” along Fletcher, linking up with Bay Lane’.

There are a number of restaurants and a bar (The Bolt Hole) already in the immediate area, and the retail shops have also been designed to accommodate conversion to either restaurants, cafes or takeaways, having connections to kitchen exhausts and grease traps.


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