Pyrmont Park

Client: City of Sydney

Project Value: $20 Million

Conversion of the vacant, former water police site at Pyrmont to an architecturally designed park.  Works included road, park and marine components.

A unique playground with numerous original play items and the use of heritage sandstone, extensive ecologically friendly stormwater harvesting system, creation of an opening/inlet into the park surrounded by architectural precast concrete, services, numerous trees planted, turf and roadworks combined for a completely new, innovative and prestigious park on the Pyrmont Foreshore.


  • Site remediation
  • Demolition of existing concrete slabs – crushed and reused onsite, wharf, seawall and marine pile demolition, including works within the tidal zone
  • Jet grout ground stabilization, behind existing seawall to be retained.
  • Stormwater Harvesting System, including water filtration system through bioswales, 300,000L tank for park irrigation, 30,000L tank for water feature in children’s playground.
  • Reconstruction of Pirrama road, footpath and associated services.
  • Extensive marine piling including the installation of a Water Taxi Pontoon.
  • New inlet/Bay opening, including the supply and installation of precast elements in the tidal zone.
  • Public Stairs installed along the existing cliff face connecting Herbet St to Pirrama Rd.
  • New electrical reticulation including a new substation, High Voltage cable relocation, solar panels to power the park lights.
  • New playground incorporating multiple unique play features such as play ropes, water feature play area, bike track, and sandstone fort.
  • 3 large shade pavilions, including BBQ areas. Tree and understorey planting. Timber decking and boardwalk. Numerous furniture and high grade architectural finishes.