Stage 2 Works Commence 26 February 2019

Stage 2 of the Lobby Transformation works are commencing from Tuesday 26 February. 

Summary of the works include:

26-28 February
  • Installation of hoarding panels across lobby columns will be installed progressively over the next 3 nights.
2-3 March
  • Construction of the temporary tunnel to the north entrance off Elizabeth Street will commence (ref to 2. in the plan below). The tunnel will allow for scaffolding to be constructed for remediation works to commence to the spaceframe above, and demolition of the previous Food Inc premises.
Please note:  There will be no access into the building off Elizabeth Street during the weeknight works and over the weekend. Please use the Menzies Alley entrance if you need to access the building. Signage will be in place to direct any customers or visitors.

Stage 2 Early Works Commence 2 February 2019

From Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 February early works will occur for stage 2 with access affected.

Summary of works include:
  • Installation of the gantry and hoarding facing Elizabeth Street, including a tunnel leading to the north revolving door, and hoarding along Little Lonsdale Street
  • Access to the lobby over the weekend is only available via the rear entry from Menzies Alley
  • Once the gantry is installed there will be no parking spaces available on the footpath for motorcycles.
Weeknights commencing Monday 4 February:
  • Installation of the scaffolding in Menzies Alley outside the previous Food Inc. premises
  • Works to Menzies Alley will occur outside business hours and will not affect access into the building
  • Once these installations are complete, normal business and after hours entry to the lobby will resume to what is currently in place, via the Elizabeth Street north entrance, and to the rear of the building off Menzies Alley.
Further updates on Stage 2 of the project will occur in the coming weeks.

Stage 1 Works Commenced 17 December 2018

Stage 1 changes to the lobby include:
  • The concierge desk has been relocated and a temporary desk will be installed
  • Additional hoarding constructed in the lobby
  • The Built site office and sheds are located on Lower Ground adjacent to bike cage (access to bike cage and Refresh area does not change) 
  • Food Inc. ceased trading on 24 December 2018.