The Circular Quay Upgrade Project has officially appointed a consortium for the planning and design works. The Circular Quay Consortium (CQC) comprises Lendlease Construction, Capela Capital, and BESIX Watpax. CQC will also work alongside the First Nations advisors, the New South Wales Government as well as key stakeholders.
With immense historical significance, the Circular Quay area is also known as Warrane. It is one of Australia’s most visited destinations with millions of public and active transport trips, to and from the area.
The project scope of works includes an upgrade to the train station as well as new ferry wharves. Furthermore, the project will also include development works for transport interchanges.
Remarks on the Circular Quay Upgrade project
Australia’s Managing Director at Lendlease gave more insight into the project. David Paterson said that the Circular Quay is to be considered a symbolic gateway to Sydney’s world-famous Harbour and the city. Moreover, the project consolidates the company’s revitalization of the Circular Quay precinct.
The CQC Project Director also spoke about the Circular Quay Upgrade Project. Terrance Carroll described the upgrade development works as a ‘once in every generation opportunity. The Project Director revealed it will create the waterfront experience for the world that Sydney deserves. Furthermore, the project’s partners are equally as excited about delivering the project’s vision for Warrane.
Mark Baker, the CEO of BESIX Watpax confirmed Terrance Carroll’s comments by further stating their pride and commitment to the project’s delivery. Serving as the nexus of the iconic Sydney Ferry Network, the upgrading works will play a significant role in the infrastructure of the Australian transport network. Additionally, the project will leverage and showcase a global experience in the engineering and delivery of complex infrastructure.