Many people know New Westminster as the oldest city in Western Canada, but these days, it’s also known for its burgeoning growth. This is particularly true in Uptown New West—a central neighbourhood that balances a thriving city life with the look and feel of a small, historic town.
Residents, business owners and community groups alike come together to preserve the heritage of Uptown New West while also building an urban centre that feels comfortable for locals and visitors alike. The pedestrian-oriented area around the “6th and 6th” crossroads is the perfect place to start exploring this unique heritage neighbourhood.
Of course, a trip to Uptown New West wouldn’t be complete without checking out the myriad of shops and services that line its streets. The diverse mix of local, independent businesses is the backbone of this unique historical area—you might visit just for one shop, but you’ll keep coming back once you realize how much there is to see and explore.
But with all the different restaurants, shops and services in the area, it can be difficult to find a place to start exploring. That’s why The New West Record and the Uptown New West Business have partnered to give you guidance in this heritage neighbourhood in this Uptown New West Spotlight.
Vibrant, contemporary and historically-rich, Uptown New West is waiting. Start discovering this unique neighbourhood with Uptown New West Spotlight.