Featuring unique anti-throw screens and timber-focused elements, Stoddart expertly delivered a bespoke suite of outdoor furniture for the Mernda Rail Extension project in Melbourne.
The contract was secured with principal contractor John Holland and was worth about $1.73 million in total. This encompassed the supply and installation of a mix of standard and bespoke freestanding and plinth mounted seating, bins, bollards, bike racks, balustrading, anti-throw screens and signage across Hawkstowe Station, Middle Gorge Station, Mernda Station and the Lakes Boulevard Rail Overpass.
Of particular note is the combination of anti-throw screens and balustrading on the Lakes Boulevard Overpass and the bespoke timber-focused seating across the three new train stations. At the Lakes Boulevard Overpass, steel stanchions – custom-fabricated to suit the various elevation changes – receive large PerfArt panels with vandal resistant fixings and site-specific handrailing.
Stoddart Infrastructure liaised with the architects for the bespoke seating to refine a range of seating, utilising large timber sections mounted to rolled and galvanised steel framing.
Stoddart is proud to have supplied a total of 332 furniture items in nine different designs, as well as 970m2 of anti-throw screens and 470 linear metres of handrailing and balustrading across the Mernda Rail Extension project.
This feat highlights Stoddart's ability to supply large volumes of products while maintaining a high quality of fabrication and finish. Similarly, it is evidence of the innovative solutions and client focus employed through the end-to-end service, which Stoddart prides itself on.
Stoddart’s products include transport shelters, walkways, bicycle infrastructure and perforated metalwork, throughout Australia and New Zealand. Visit the Stoddart Infrastructure website or call 1300 557 654 for more information.