The project comprises the restoration of the historic Newport Mechanics Institute Hall and construction of a new two-storey multi-use community facility. The development includes a youth services centre, library, music studio, maternal and child health centre, and various shared community spaces. Gross floor area 3,735 m2.
The development is located within the historic Newport Civic and Commercial Precinct and includes refurbishment of the historic Newport Mechanics Institute Hall which was constructed in 1933-1935. The single storey heritage building will undergo major restoration works comprising:
Hobson’s Bay City Council
Successful management of construction activities within a busy public precinct.
Faithful design execution of the new building with high build quality to external and internal finishes.
Quality restoration of the heritage building.