Margaret River HEART

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is redeveloping its 35-year-old former cultural centre building, creating a new entertainment and arts precinct to accommodate the growing needs of residents and visitors to the region.

This multi-purpose, highly flexible entertainment and business events complex will be known as Margaret River HEART which stands for Hub of Entertainment, Arts and Regional Tourism.

Keep an eye on this Your Say project page for regular updates on the progress of the redevelopment.

For more information please contact Annie Riordan on ariordan@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Project Architect: Bollig Design Group

Project Builder: BGC Construction Pty Ltd

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is redeveloping its 35-year-old former cultural centre building, creating a new entertainment and arts precinct to accommodate the growing needs of residents and visitors to the region.

This multi-purpose, highly flexible entertainment and business events complex will be known as Margaret River HEART which stands for Hub of Entertainment, Arts and Regional Tourism.

Keep an eye on this Your Say project page for regular updates on the progress of the redevelopment.

For more information please contact Annie Riordan on ariordan@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Project Architect: Bollig Design Group

Project Builder: BGC Construction Pty Ltd

  • Margaret River HEART Expressions of Interest for Public Art Project

    27 days ago

    The Shire is seeking a quality original public artwork to be commissioned for this project which will complement the natural and built environment of the Margaret River HEART and/or the wider Margaret River region.

    Artwork designs are to be transparent digital works that will become ceramic etchings within the glazing of the new Margaret River HEART main entrance. The work may be singular or multiple designs to fit within the panel arrangement.

    Art work themes:

    · Celebrate the art and cultural history and features of Margaret River

    · Reflect on and celebrate the natural environment

    · Recognise the importance of...

    The Shire is seeking a quality original public artwork to be commissioned for this project which will complement the natural and built environment of the Margaret River HEART and/or the wider Margaret River region.

    Artwork designs are to be transparent digital works that will become ceramic etchings within the glazing of the new Margaret River HEART main entrance. The work may be singular or multiple designs to fit within the panel arrangement.

    Art work themes:

    · Celebrate the art and cultural history and features of Margaret River

    · Reflect on and celebrate the natural environment

    · Recognise the importance of interaction and connection within the community

    · Compliment the architectural features of the Margaret River HEART.

    · Consider the artwork will be transparent to emit light.


    Download the submission requirements here or email amrshire@amrshire.wa.gov.au to request a hard copy by post.

    Expressions must be received by the Shire before 4pm, Friday 3rd August 2018. Please email your expressions to amrshire@amrshire.wa.gov.au or post to PO Box 61, Margaret River 6285. No fees will be paid for expressions.

  • Cultural Centre Redevelopment Time Lapse : 6/6/18 - 4/7/18

    about 1 month ago


  • Cultural Centre Redevelopment Time Lapse : 1/5/18 - 6/6/18

    2 months ago


  • Local content briefing

    3 months ago
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    A local content briefing was held Wednesday, 9 May with BGC Construction providing information about the project and subcontracting opportunities.


    A local content briefing was held Wednesday, 9 May with BGC Construction providing information about the project and subcontracting opportunities.


  • Bird's eye view

    3 months ago
    Drone works to commence

    The beginning of the transformation


    The beginning of the transformation


  • Temporary relocation of Kids Club and asbestos removal

    3 months ago
    Kids club relocation asbestos



  • Partial Administration Centre Carpark Closure

    3 months ago
    Carpark

    Exciting news, the Cultural Centre Redevelopment project has started!

    BGC Construction, the successful tenderer are on site and have erected site fencing. There will be impacts to the car parking to the rear of the Administration Centre for the duration of the project which is approximately 58 weeks.

    The map below shows the site and the location of the fencing. When entering the carpark adjacent to the rear of the Administration Centre there will be the ability to exit via the rear of the footy clubrooms (bollards have been removed) in a one way direction. When parking adjacent to the...

    Exciting news, the Cultural Centre Redevelopment project has started!

    BGC Construction, the successful tenderer are on site and have erected site fencing. There will be impacts to the car parking to the rear of the Administration Centre for the duration of the project which is approximately 58 weeks.

    The map below shows the site and the location of the fencing. When entering the carpark adjacent to the rear of the Administration Centre there will be the ability to exit via the rear of the footy clubrooms (bollards have been removed) in a one way direction. When parking adjacent to the footbridge next to the Administration Centre there will be two way traffic to the limited number of carparks available in this area.



  • Works due to start 30 April

    3 months ago

    Construction works for Margaret River HEART project imminent

    Fencing will go up around the Margaret River Cultural Centre on Monday 30 April 2018 to prepare for the commencement of redevelopment works in early May.

    BCG Construction was selected as the preferred tender for the project with the company to complete the upgrade in two stages.

    Shire of Augusta Margaret River Corporate and Community Services Director Annie Riordan said the multipurpose function spaces and commercial kitchen would be completed by January 2019, followed by the main theatre and foyer area in June 2019.

    “I’m very happy to see the project start...

    Construction works for Margaret River HEART project imminent

    Fencing will go up around the Margaret River Cultural Centre on Monday 30 April 2018 to prepare for the commencement of redevelopment works in early May.

    BCG Construction was selected as the preferred tender for the project with the company to complete the upgrade in two stages.

    Shire of Augusta Margaret River Corporate and Community Services Director Annie Riordan said the multipurpose function spaces and commercial kitchen would be completed by January 2019, followed by the main theatre and foyer area in June 2019.

    “I’m very happy to see the project start to materialise on the ground,” she said.

    “There’s been an enormous amount of planning and legwork to get to this stage.

    “I can imagine the community would be also be excited to see some construction activity get underway at the site.”

    The new centre, dubbed the Margaret River Hub of Entertainment Arts and Regional Tourism (HEART), will create a multi-purpose, highly flexible entertainment and business events complex which both meets the needs of the current population and caters for projected population and visitor growth.

  • Cultural Centre Fly-through

    3 months ago

    Take a virtual tour of the soon to be constructed new facilities


    Take a virtual tour of the soon to be constructed new facilities


  • First Floor Plan

    3 months ago
    First floor plan