Skip Links


Sir Donald Gordon, Liberty International's President for Life.Sir Donald Gordon, Capital Shopping Centres Group’s’ President for Life.

More than 30 years of Capital Shopping Centres Group

Capital Shopping Centres Group began life in the UK in 1980 as the fledgling international arm of Liberty Life Association of Africa Limited, the South African financial services company founded by Donald Gordon in 1958, but important parts of its business have been inherited from its previous subsidiary company, Capital & Counties, which was incorporated in the UK in 1933.

Now an independent FTSE 100 property company, listed in London and Johannesburg, the company’s progress each year from 1980 is recorded by a brief synopsis, decade by decade, on the following pages.