Swinburne University – Wakefield Street
Project Name Client Superintendent Value Time Frame
Swinburne University – Wakefield Street Swinburne University Wilde & Woollard $1.5 Million February 2013 - August 2013
Project Name
Swinburne University – Wakefield Street
Client Swinburne University
Superintendent Wilde & Woollard
Value $1.5 Million
Time Frame February 2013 - August 2013

The redevelopment of Wakefield street Hawthorn runs through the heart of the University’s Hawthorn campus. The new works aimed to re-envision Wakefield street as a central hub for students and the community alike. Key elements include; soft landscaping, services infrastructure, irrigation, lighting systems to feature planters, landscape furniture and a mix of pavement finishes works (exposed aggregate concrete, bluestone tiling and asphalt).

The project encountered many complexities including contaminated soil, soft spots and lowering of authority services, nevertheless completion prior to the university’s open day was achieved with a great result for Swinburne University.