Melbourne City Council contracted Delta Group to design and complete civil landscaping works for the redevelopment of the heritage listed Fitzroy Gardens.

The scope of works for the new Cooks’ Cottage Visitor Centre landscape included:

  • Demolition and removal of existing roadway and pavements, including concrete kerbs and recycling of construction waste materials.
  • Site preparation, including detailed earthworks and contour works.
  • Structural and civil construction works, including the supply and installation of underground concrete balance tank, crane operation, edgeworks, pavement sub-bases, concrete footings, pouring and formwork, fabrication of steel wall and design of rill water course.
  • Hard and soft landscaping, including geosynthetic clay liner, asphalt base works, granite pavements and trees, plants and mulch.
  • Supply and installation of outdoor furniture and fixtures, including electrical.

In March 2017 the Fitzroy Gardens redevelopment was recognised among the world’s best public spaces with an International Green Flag award. Only six parks in Australia received the prestigious award which is based on horticultural standards, cleanliness, sustainability, community engagement and ambience.