The St Albans community consists of many cultures. Past waves of European migration are more recently being replaced by Asian and African migrants. Historically, it has been European migrants which have predominated but recently there have been migrants from Asia and all over the world. There has been particular growth recently of the Vietnamese community, which is the fastest growing and visible in St Albans in the street life, built form and the economic function of the centre. Vietnamese restaurants, grocers and specialty goods stores dominate Alfrieda Street and give it an ‘Asian feel’. In other parts of the centre there are several other shops from many other nationalities.

St Albans has an extremely high occupancy rate. The activity centre draws from a wide catchment area and is considered to have a good mix of shops, an emerging retail food culture.

Doing Business in St Albans leaves open the possibilities for your business to flourish. The St Albans Business Group Association is the umbrella organisation representing both the interests of the traders within the precinct and those people who venture to St Albans to encounter what is a unique and enjoyable experience. We can help you.

As part of the diverse range of people and cultures living together in St Albans, Main Road West is home to shops selling goods catering the tastes and preferences of people from Balkan and European traditions. The East Esplanade also ffers a mix of fresh food and specialty cultural stores.

St. Albans Town Centre is a local, main street shopping precinct located in the centre of the Brimbank Local Government Area. It is a pivotal community hub that is valued as a centre that people like to visit, shop and socialise in due to the colourful and dynamic multiplicity of cultures present. The St Albans Town Centre supports retail, commercial, recreational and community facilities.

St Albans is a suburb in the western suburbs of Melbourne located 15Km north-west of the CBD. It is part of the City of Brimbank Local Government Area and has a population of approximately 33, 511.

The activity centre is St Albans' main commercial and shopping precinct and is located on Main Road East, Main Road West, Alfrieda Street and East Esplanade. The St Albans Railway Station is located here and is on the Sydenham Line. Collocated here is the bus interchange which connects St Albans to Brimbank Central Shopping Centre, Watergardens, Highpoint Shopping Centre, Caroline Springs and Delahey.