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Defining designs | Project WA
Development application has been approved for
this community, civic, retail and commercial
mixed-use zone, which aims to revitalise the
traditional town centre, while creating a vibrant,
active and safe place for visitors and citizens alike.
It includes the redevelopment or refurbishment of
a number of properties including the former Myer
building, Queensgate Centre, Queensgate car park
and Spicer site. Kings Square precinct is planned to
encompass a library, civic chamber, administrative
offices for the City of Fremantle, urban room, cafe
and specialty retail, together with public space.
TIMELINE Development application approved
2 POINT STREET
Activation of Fremantle’s east end includes provision
of quality inner-city living and world-standard
accommodation at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.
Construction has commenced on the seven-storey
mixed-use building, which will include 173 hotel
rooms, 77 residential units, and multiple restaurants
and shops. The development has secured DoubleTree
by Hilton as the central hotel tenant, which will
transform the eastern edge of the CBD and activate
the public realm adjacent to key sites, including the
Wool Stores and the historic Boy’s School building.
Artist impression of Kings Square,
courtesy City of Fremantle.
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