Council has endorsed the Central Geelong
Public Realm Framework to ensure consistency in materials and furniture
used in public spaces.
The framework updates a previous design guide outlining materials and furniture
to be used in public areas and ensuring a consistent and distinctive identity
for Central Geelong. The manual also considers accessibility for people of all
ages and abilities.
- reducing the variations in paving designs and furniture types
- considering smart technology and introducing recommendations from a 2017
accessibility report commissioned by the Revitalising Central Geelong
of the framework can already be seen in a number of central Geelong
revitalisation projects including the Malop
Street Green Spine, Little Malop Street west and the bespoke stainless steel furniture design seen in the
Little Malop Street cycling bridge.
The design manual is available to assist Council departments with implementation of the