The Gold Coast Waterway Authority has announced that work will commence on the Moondarewa Spit foreshore improvements and the Seaway Promenade project at the end of August 2020 and expected to be finalised in December, in time for the Christmas holiday period.
Hazell Bros Queensland, a Burleigh Heads firm won the tender for the construction to create the projects outlined in the Spit Masterplan that will create more public spaces at the top of The Spit, where people can enjoy the Gold Coast’s waterways and foreshore. It is expected that certain new sunrise viewing spots at the end of the Seaway Promenade and the Moondarewa Spit sunset will become must-see destinations.
Hal Morris, CEO of the Gold Coast Waterway Authority outlined that the delivery the projects is in partnership with the Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation (DSDTI).
“The final designs have been developed with the community’s input into the Spit Master Plan in mind”. “We’re committed to delivering the sorts of destinations and experiences that people told us they wanted to see at the top of The Spit”.
“These projects link our beautiful waterways with the foreshore and will put help put The Spit on the map as a must-see destination”,’ Mr Morris said.
Seaway Promenade design elements
– Iconic destination at the end of the Seawall where visitors can sit and take in the amazing 360-degree views from the Broadwater to Surfers Paradise
– A wide, safe, and accessible promenade running to the end of the south rock wall
– An arrival feature at the intersection of Federation Walk and the Promenade with seating, shade and drinking fountains
– Emergency access stairs which will allow safe access to and from the Seaway
– Seating and viewing areas along the sea wall and
– Landscape improvements including shade trees, gardens, and open turf areas for picnicking.
Moondarewa Spit foreshore parkland improvements
– A seating area at the end of Moondarewa where visitors can enjoy views across the Broadwater
– A new architecturally designed public amenities block
– A 3m wide path running to the end of Moondarewa Spit which will be shaded with native tree species
– Architecturally designed shelters, picnic tables, drinking fountains and beach showers and
– Foreshore planting and restoration works.
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– Media Release: Spit Master Plan Projects Injecting $5 Million into Local Economy
– Media Image: Master Plan Implementation
– Image: Gold Coast Waterway Authority
– Interactive Image: Google Aerial and Streetview
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