Spencer Plaza is a shopping mall located on Anna Salai in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, and is one of the modern landmarks of the city. Originally built during the period of the British Raj and reconstructed in 1985 on the site of the original Spencer’s departmental store, it is the oldest shopping mall in India and one of the biggest shopping malls in South Asia when it was built.

Spencer Plaza was built in 1863-1864, established by Charles Durant and J. W. Spencer in Anna Salai, then known as Mount Road, in the Madras Presidency.

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