Frances Nation's two stores are located at 28 Worcester Boulevard, Ōtautahi Christchurch. Frances Nation Grocer is on the ground floor, and Frances Nation Home is upstairs. Part of the recently restored Christchurch Arts Centre, our shops are located inside the Old Boys High Building next to Market Square, where the weekly Sunday craft Mākete is usually held.
We are connected to the main cycle routes into the city, and there is plenty of bike parking available. When driving the best place to park is on Worcester Boulevard or Market Square where you will find 30 minute and 10 minute free parking. For longer stays head to Gloucester Street where there is $2 per hour parking beneath Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.
About The Arts Centre
Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, The Arts Centre is an important heritage site of Gothic Revival buildings built in the late 1800s and now home to galleries, museums, cinemas, boutique retailers, artisan eateries, bars and more.
We are a stone’s throw away from Christchurch Art Gallery, COCA Art Gallery, Canterbury Museum, Botanic Gardens, Teece Museum, Physics Room Gallery, Central Gallery and Nadine Milne Gallery, so come spend some time in this special part of the city.