Mirvac Retail’s Tramsheds Harold Park has won an Award for Excellence at the prestigious Urban Development Institute of Australia Awards (UDIA). Sydney’s oldest new food destination, Tramsheds Harold Park, was awarded first place in the category of Excellence in Retail Development.
The exciting win come less then a year after the precincts grand opening, which introduced some of Sydney’s most innovative food providores along with a range of everyday amenities including a large supermarket, hairdressers, gym and a medical centre to the surrounding communities.
Following years of neglect, the once derelict Tramway Depot has quickly become Mirvac Retails most authentic and highly considered restoration project to date; seeing the development team work with conservation experts and the Inner West Community to ensure each element of the build complimented the sites unique history as well as community needs.
Locals and visitors can now experience history re-imagined at the unprecedented food destination whilst enjoying an open plan design complete with either restored, repaired or reinterpreted materials, Sydney’s last tram Tram R1 1995, iconic underground stair cases and a host of unique dining experiences.
Susan MacDonald, Head of Retail at Mirvac commented, “This has been such a privilege for Mirvac to be given the opportunity to restore a heritage listed building in Sydney’s inner-west suburbs and transform the precinct into a brand-new food and dining destination.
“This project took many years to develop with one key factor in mind, to create a new lease of life for an iconic building to be enjoyed by Sydneysiders and visitors, enhancing its historical charm and character.
“For Tramsheds to be recognised for Excellence for its Retail space by the UDIA Awards is an outstanding accomplishment for Mirvac Group.”