Forrest Place Fountain
Forrest Place Fountain

Northerly were engaged by The City of Perth to undertake the redevelopment works to Forrest Place, in the heart of Perth City. Works were split into 4 main stages, the first of which included the demolition and replacement of paving outside the GPO.

Stage 2 involved the demolition and replacement of concrete slabs to the majority of the Murray Street Mall adjacent to Forrest Chase. Stage 3 consisted of major earthworks and landscaping to the area. Precast concrete and timber seating were installed to create a new alfresco and seating area.

The final stage saw the construction of an interactive water sculpture designed by renowned German artist Jeppe Hein. construction  workers  flew  in  from  Germany  to  construct the fountain which is now the main attraction to the City square.

Project Overview

Client: City of Perth

Contract Duration: 8 months

Project Status: Completed 2014