Margaret River Main Street Makeover

Starting in February 2020, Margaret River’s Main Street will be transformed! The Main Street Makeover includes a range of improvements designed to create an even more enjoyable place for you to shop, eat, drink and celebrate.

You can find project updates, frequently asked questions and other up to date information on this page.

Please note this information is correct at the time of publishing. Late amendments to traffic management arrangements may be required in the case of changing site conditions. This is to facilitate ongoing project works and ensure the safety of road users and pedestrians. Please adhere to onsite

Starting in February 2020, Margaret River’s Main Street will be transformed! The Main Street Makeover includes a range of improvements designed to create an even more enjoyable place for you to shop, eat, drink and celebrate.

You can find project updates, frequently asked questions and other up to date information on this page.

Please note this information is correct at the time of publishing. Late amendments to traffic management arrangements may be required in the case of changing site conditions. This is to facilitate ongoing project works and ensure the safety of road users and pedestrians. Please adhere to onsite traffic arrangements at all times. Updated communications will be reissued as soon as practical.


  • Purpose

    These grants are to help attract visitors to the Margaret River Main Street and encourage people to linger longer during the construction phase, with the major aim of supporting traders on the street during this challenging time.  The pool of six grants provides up to $1,000 per grant, depending upon the idea you have in mind.

    Examples of 'activation' of the Main Street include: 

    • mini-events, live music, silent disco, fun activities, roaming dinners
    • a rewards card program, map of the street, late night shopping events
    • coordinated window displays, light projections, artwork or commercial fairy lights to highlight the alleyways linking

    Purpose

    These grants are to help attract visitors to the Margaret River Main Street and encourage people to linger longer during the construction phase, with the major aim of supporting traders on the street during this challenging time.  The pool of six grants provides up to $1,000 per grant, depending upon the idea you have in mind.

    Examples of 'activation' of the Main Street include: 

    • mini-events, live music, silent disco, fun activities, roaming dinners
    • a rewards card program, map of the street, late night shopping events
    • coordinated window displays, light projections, artwork or commercial fairy lights to highlight the alleyways linking Ned Higgins to the Main Street, etc. 
    If you have an idea to help liven up the Main Street during the works and need some financial backing then apply for a grant here.


    Who can apply?
    Businesses on the Margaret River Main Street, and organisations or individuals with an ABN who can demonstrate support from Main Street traders for their idea.


    For assistance or advice over the phone, via email or to schedule a meeting please contact:

    Saul Cresswell, Sustainable Economy Officer
    Phone: (08) 9780 5250
    Email: scresswell@amrshire.wa.gov.au
    Apply Now