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by EBG
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4226
Views: 545612

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

I work in the construction industry and as far as I am aware no one has been appointed to carry out any official or even unofficial testing of the King William St Bridge. The only reports seem to come from some uniformed journalists who assume, that because it is 60 years since trams crossed this br...
by EBG
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: [U/C] 56 Greenhill Road, Wayville | 27m | 8 Levels | Mixed Use
Replies: 32
Views: 14394

[U/C] Re: 56 Greenhill Road, Wayville | 27m | 8 Levels | Mixed Use

Update 14/7/2019, making good progress on ground floor. click on picture fro bibber.
by EBG
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Bowden TOD
Replies: 477
Views: 151393

Re: News & Developments: Bowden TOD

The 6 story building at the eastern end (closest to the parklands) on the 354 site. pic 14/7/2019.
by EBG
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Her Majesty’s Theatre Expansion
Replies: 92
Views: 32742

[U/C] Re: Her Majesty’s Theatre Expansion

Some new steel work at the roof level (towards the rear). Also work started on West side extension in Grote St. Picture 14/7/2019.
by EBG
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel
Replies: 455
Views: 138319

[U/C] Re: 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel

14/7/2019 Now up to level 4 at rear. Note crane is now becoming visible on the horizon after gaining height 2 weeks ago.
by EBG
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: Crane Counter: CBD 13 | Metro 4| Total 17
Replies: 1481
Views: 333744

Re: Crane Counter: CBD 13 | Metro 4| Total 17

Too wet & windy to complete the Wakefield St crane this weekend. click on picture for bigger.
by EBG
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [SWP] 124 Waymouth Street | 53m | 17 Levels | Student Accom
Replies: 66
Views: 13920

[SWP] Re: 124 Waymouth Street | 53m | 17 Levels | Student Accom

A picture of the piling (close to front of site).13/7/2019. (click on picture for bigger).
by EBG
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 102-120 Wakefield Street | 65m | 14lvls | Office
Replies: 254
Views: 68596

[U/C] Re: 102-120 Wakefield Street | 65m | 14lvls | Office

Another picture from this morning.(13/7/2019). Click on picture for bigger.
by EBG
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] 27-31 Angas Street | 103m | 30 Levels | Kodo Apartments
Replies: 822
Views: 202209

[COM] Re: 27-31 Angas Street | 103m | 30 Levels | Kodo Apartments

I noticed that the west wall of the new GPO building is not bare concrete but has some form of cladding, hard to get a good picture.
by EBG
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [SWP] 124 Waymouth Street | 53m | 17 Levels | Student Accom
Replies: 66
Views: 13920

[SWP] Re: 124 Waymouth Street | 53m | 17 Levels | Student Accom

I wish to make a correction to my last entry above. They have not started to dig the basement. What they did was systematically dig large holes all over the site to remove any footings from the previous building then fill them in and compact the site so that the Piling rig and other equipment could ...
by EBG
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Low/Mid-Rise CBD Development
Replies: 1581
Views: 406047

Re: News & Discussion: Low/Mid-Rise CBD Development

I agree that the SAC building in Angus St looks very cheap and tacky. I saw it being painted by one of their own buildings and maintenance staff. I hope they don't use to paint pictures of cutesy kids as a school advertisement.
by EBG
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Renaissance Arcade | 132m | 40 Levels | Realm Apartments
Replies: 1048
Views: 246584

[U/C] Re: Renaissance Arcade | 132m | 40 Levels | Realm Apartments

Check out the cladding on the car park levels of the apartment building on the corner of Spencer St and Little Bourke St Melbourne. at :
https://www.google.com/maps/@-37.816016 ... 312!8i6656
by EBG
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] 27-31 Angas Street | 103m | 30 Levels | Kodo Apartments
Replies: 822
Views: 202209

[COM] Re: 27-31 Angas Street | 103m | 30 Levels | Kodo Apartments

This building in Spencer St Melbourne has fake windows on the southern side where the lift core is