Thorndon Quay is an area synonymous with homeware and furniture with a number of properties accommodating national and international retailers including Bo Concept, Corso de Fiori, Apartmento, Fifth Avenue, Lewis’s, Freedom Furniture, Lighting Direct to name just a few. 
The immediate neighbours also accommodate leading architects and interior designers. The area as expected also hosts the usual cafes and patisseries. 
Thorndon Quay is a major arterial corridor from the Wellington Railway Station gateway to the CBD at the southern end and extending to the Hutt Road towards the north providing access to both Wellington City and the surrounding suburbs.