Hutchinson Builders


$30 million

Gladstone, Queensland

The project included 400m of precast suspended boardwalk, shade structures, interactive water play park, wet dock and amenities.


East Shores provides a world-class recreational precinct for Gladstone residents and visitors of all ages to meet, relax, exercise and enjoy the foreshore area.

East Shores Maritime Precinct

Gladstone, Queensland

The project comprised of the construction of the Gladstone Coal Exporters Marine Precinct Stage 1A major foreshore development to include:

  • 800m realignment of Flinders Parade to accommodate heavy load vehicles and relocation/installation of all services built to TMR specifications.
  • A cantilevered boardwalk over water comprised of driven piles, precast headstocks and infill slabs.
  • Approximately 400m of armour rock sea wall.
  • Wet dock for the HMAS Gladstone.
  • Public utility plant including electrical reticulation, lighting and a new transformer.
  • A family water play park including a water park pump house located in a subterranean structure.
  • A public facilities building.
  • Car parking.
  • A walkway up Auckland Hill.