Lavelle Road is the area that connects Mahatma Gandhi Square and Richmond Circle
in Bengaluru. It is the stretch from Queens Road
to M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. The name of this neighbourhood was taken after Michael Lavelle, an Irish soldier who had made a fortune at the Fields. Located in the heart of the city, this is a much coveted location that serves both as central residential and business district. It lies close to the Brigade
and MG Road
, the two most important shopping, commercial and entertainment hubs of the city. Adjacent residential localities include Austin Town
, Xavier Layout
, Langford Gardens
, Richmond Town
, KP quarters, Ashok Nagar
and Shantala Nagar.
Being centrally located, Lavelle Road offers connectivity to most parts of Bengaluru with the BMTC buses plying through this area itself.
In terms of residential investments, Lavelle Road is already saturated with high prices of both commercial and residential property. The adjacent neighbourhoods and localities offer well-planned homes for sale with a few upcoming projects for prospective buyers. Nearby areas, where homes are available for sale, include Vasanth Nagar
, Sudhama Nagar
, Ashok Nagar
, Richmond Town
and Frazer Town
Lavelle Road has some landmarks and destinations located nearby. The Mayo Hall for instance, a 19th century building is located here. It also houses the Kempegowda Museum. One can find popular hotels, restaurants, shopping centres, malls and much more in this area. Prominent business and commercial establishments can be found in this locality making it less of a residential place and more of a business district. Being an old neighbourhood, Lavelle Road houses some very old buildings as well.