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Recent Posts

Updates between 12th of June and 16th of June

Updates between 5th of June and 10th of June

Cranes shooting rainbows over Brisbane

Time lapses for the whole month of March all in one go

Updates between 29th of May and 2nd of June

Catching up on time lapse videos for February 2017

Updates between 22nd of May and 26th of May, plus a bonus ground level photo

Time lapse of the site between 3rd of February and 10th of February 2017

Fog blankets the site

Updates between 8th of May and 19th of May

Hotel tower soars above Quay Central building

Updates between 1st of May and 5th of May

Updates between 24th of April and 28th of April

Time lapse of the site between 27th of January and 3rd of February 2017

A slow week around Easter

New renders of the W Hotel and 300 George Site

Updates between 10th of April and 14th of April

Foggy Brisbane morning

Updates between 3rd of April and 7th of April

Updates between 27th of March and 31st of March


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19-Jun-2017
Updates between 12th of June and 16th of June
It was a wet week but work still went on. Here's an update from Bernard, including an updated shot of the wavy glass facade for the W Hotel.
16-Jun-2017
Updates between 5th of June and 10th of June
Here's quite a big update from Bernard for the past week. There are also a couple of bonus photos showing the update on the curved glass of the W hotel building and a photo from me showing the workers from up above looking along North Quay.
11-Jun-2017
Time lapses for the whole month of March all in one go
Here's something that doesn't happen very often, I have time lapses from Bernard for the entire month of March, all in one go. Enjoy!
06-Jun-2017
Updates between 29th of May and 2nd of June
Here's an update from Bernard for the past week, enjoy!
02-Jun-2017
Catching up on time lapse videos for February 2017
A whole bunch of time lapse videos came through from Bernard. These are for all of February. March ones are coming soon!
29-May-2017
Updates between 22nd of May and 26th of May, plus a bonus ground level photo
Here are a couple of updates from Bernard for the past week.
24-May-2017
Time lapse of the site between 3rd of February and 10th of February 2017
Catching up on some time lapses, this one from Bernard is of the site between the 3rd and 10th of February.
21-May-2017
Updates between 8th of May and 19th of May
This is a combined update from Bernard for the past two weeks, since there was little activity the week earlier.
14-May-2017
Hotel tower soars above Quay Central building
The W Hotel tower has reached the point where it's above the Quay Central building now. You can see the concrete pump boom being used to build it up too.
09-May-2017
Updates between 1st of May and 5th of May
Only a short update from Bernard for the past week due to public holidays. Enjoy!
05-May-2017
Updates between 24th of April and 28th of April
Here's an update from Bernard for the past week, with a bonus ground level photo of the hotel core curtain wall.
01-May-2017
Time lapse of the site between 27th of January and 3rd of February 2017
There hasn't been a time lapse for quite some time so here's one from a while ago - 27th January to 3rd of February.
25-Apr-2017
A slow week around Easter
There was just one update from Bernard last week. Doesn't look like much work is going on around the Easter break. Hope all the workers went egg hunting!
18-Apr-2017
Updates between 10th of April and 14th of April
A short but sweet update from Bernard for the past week.
09-Apr-2017
Updates between 3rd of April and 7th of April
A short but excellent update from Bernard for the past week, enjoy!
04-Apr-2017
Updates between 27th of March and 31st of March
It was a bit of a wet week last week, but Bernard still sent in a detailed update, check it out below.
27-Mar-2017
Updates between 20th of March and 24th of March
Another great update from Bernard. The building outline is very clear now.
20-Mar-2017
Updates between 13th of March and 17th of March
Another update from Bernard for the past week...
11-Mar-2017
Updates between 6th of March and 10th of March
Just a short update from Bernard for this week.
05-Mar-2017
Updates between 27th of February and 3rd of March
Here are updates from Bernard for the past week.
23-Feb-2017
Time lapse of the site between 20th of January and 27th of January 2017
Here's a time lapse from Bernard, it covers between 20th and 27th of January - This one has the crane removal on Sat 21st, from about 30 seconds in.
20-Feb-2017
Updates between 13th of February and 17th of February
Updates for the past week from Bernard below.
12-Feb-2017
First two time lapse videos for 2017
Since there was no progress on site during the later parts of December 2016 and beginning of January, there won't be any time lapse videos for that period. Below are the first two time lapses from Bernard for 2017 however, enjoy!
11-Feb-2017
Updates between 6th of February and 10th of February
Another detailed updated from Bernard. Enjoy!
04-Feb-2017
Updates between 30th of January and 3rd of February
Another update from Bernard for the past week. Enjoy!
30-Jan-2017
Updates between 23rd of January and 27th of January
More updates from Bernard for the past week, enjoy!
25-Jan-2017
Two time lapse videos for December
These are two time lapse videos from Bernard for the first part of December.
14-Jan-2017
Updates between 9th of January and 13th of January
It's full steam ahead again at the construction site. Here's an update on the week's activity from Bernard.
12-Jan-2017
An updated look at the site from the south bank of the river
Here's a look at the construction site as seen from the south bank of the river, from the walkway near QAG and GOMA.
06-Jan-2017
Two time lapse videos of the site, 18 - 25 November 2016 and 25 November - 2 December 2016
Here are a couple of updates from the past few months sent in by Bernard.
04-Jan-2017
Two time lapse videos of the site, 4-11 November 2016 and 11-18 November 2016
Here are a couple of updates from the past few months sent in by Bernard.
02-Jan-2017
Time lapse footage of the 1 William Street construction over the past two years
I've put together all of the footage of the 1 William Street construction from my Riverside Expressway Cam. It's not quite 300 George Street, but you can see the cranes from that construction in these videos too. The footage captures shots taken between June 2014 to December 2016. There are two videos, a day time one and a night time one.
25-Dec-2016
Updates between 12th of December and 16th of December
Here's the final real update of activity before the Christmas break period set in. Enjoy your Holiday Season!
24-Dec-2016
Updates between 5th of December and 9th of December
Here's quite a large update from Bernard for the week of the 5th of December. Getting close to catching up with all the updates now, should be up to speed by the end of next week.
22-Dec-2016
Updates between 28th of November and 2nd of December
Still playing catch up with all the updates. These are from Bernard for the 28th of November to the 2nd of December.
21-Dec-2016
A time lapse bonanza - September 23 to November 4
Here's a collection of six time lapse videos from Bernard covering the period between September 23rd and November 4th. There hasn't been a time lapse update in a while so here they all are in one go. Enjoy!
20-Dec-2016
Updates between 21st of November and 25th of November
This was a short update from Bernard. Will be posting a number of update videos tomorrow.
15-Dec-2016
Updates between 11th of November and 19th of November
I've been away on holidays for about a month so only now starting to catch up on all the updates that have come in. Below are updates between the 11th and the 19th of November from Bernard. Enjoy!
10-Nov-2016
Updates between 7th of November and 10th of November
Here's an update from Bernard for the current week. It's a bit earlier than usual but I will be going away on an extended vacation as of tonight. I'll try to keep the blog updated when I can, but I am not sure how much Internet access I will have while travelling.
06-Nov-2016
Updates between 31st of October and 4th of November
Some updates from the past week...
04-Nov-2016
Time lapse of the site between 16th of September and 23rd of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 16th of September and 23rd of September.
31-Oct-2016
Updates between 24th of October and 28th of October
Here are the updates from Bernard for the past week...
25-Oct-2016
Ground level update - the residential tower lift core is rising
I happened to be walking past the site today on the North Quay side and noticed that the residential tower lift core is well above the ground level. The site is going up quickly!
22-Oct-2016
Updates between 17th of October and 21st of October
Here are some updates from the past week.
16-Oct-2016
What are those bright criss-crossing items strewn across the formwork?
One of the the readers, Glen, asked the following question -
15-Oct-2016
Updates between 10th of October and 14th of October
Just one update from Bernard for the past week...
10-Oct-2016
No updates from last week
There aren't any updates from last week so here's a photo of what the site looks like at night when looking at it from across the river. This week's updates will be posted at the end of the week as usual.
02-Oct-2016
Updates between 26th of September and 30th of September
Short update for last week. The southern crane has been swapped out since the last update, apart from that work goes on as usual.
26-Sep-2016
Updates between 19th of September and 23rd of September
Here are updates for the past week. Looks like there were a couple of days of no work due to weather.
24-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 9th of September and 16th of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 9th of September and 16th of September.
19-Sep-2016
Updates between 12th of September and 16th of September
Here's an update from last week's construction activities. Lots of grids and lots of pouring of concrete! The site is rising up quite quickly.
15-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 2nd of September and 9th of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 2nd of September and 9th of September.
14-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 26th of August and 2nd of September 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 26th of August and 2nd of September.
11-Sep-2016
Updates between 5th of September and 9th of September
Here's an update for the past week. There was a little mix up with some of the photos so not all of them are shown for each of the days, but the general progress is there. The 'no work' day photo looks really cool with all the cranes pointing straight up!
08-Sep-2016
Time lapse of the site between 19th of August and 26th of August 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 19th of August and 26th of August.
04-Sep-2016
Updates between 29th of August and 2nd of September
Here's the update for the past week. It comes to you from a higher elevation than the previous updates. Enjoy!
29-Aug-2016
Updates between 22nd of August and 26th of August
Few interesting updates from last week. Looks like the work on the res tower is finally starting to start to catch up. As usual lately there was work going on on Saturday with a lane of North Quay blocked off to traffic.
25-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 12th of August and 19th of August 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 12th of August and 19th of August.
21-Aug-2016
Updates between 15th of August and 19th of August
Here's an update from last week, quite a bit of work done. The commercial tower is almost at the street level now. The hotel tower is well above street level at this point and the residential tower is still quite deep in the pit.
15-Aug-2016
Updates between 8th of August and 12th of August
Quite a short update for last week from Bernard. Check out the details below.
13-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 29th of July and 5th of August 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 29th of July and 5th of August.
08-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 22nd of July and 29th of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 22nd of July and 29th of July.
06-Aug-2016
Updates between 1st of August and 5th of August
Looks like there was no work at the site on Thursday this week. Apart from that it's full steam ahead all the other days. I'm looking over to the site now (Saturday) and can see there's activity going on too with one lane of North Quay blocked off to traffic and a concrete pumping boom set up.
03-Aug-2016
Time lapse of the site between 15th of July and 22nd of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 15th of July and 22nd of July.
01-Aug-2016
Updates between 25th of July and 29th of July
Quite a big update for the past week from Bernard. Check out how high the NW crane reaches now in the pictures for the 28th of July. It's still not over the height of the 'Quay Central' building but is not far off!
24-Jul-2016
Updates between 18th July and 22nd of July
Here are some of the updated from Bernard for the past week. It was quite foggy in Brisbane during the week with two days having very heavy fog, one of the photos shows this. Check out my previous post earlier on the week that shows how heavy the fog was.
18-Jul-2016
Updates between 11th July and 15th of July
Quite a few updates from last week. Check out the details below from Bernard.
14-Jul-2016
A special 10 month long time lapse video of the construction
Here's a special time lapse video from Bernard showing the site over a long period - October 2015 to July 2016. It's equivalent of a frame every 20 minutes and limited to daytime only. Very cool!
14-Jul-2016
Time lapse of the site between 1st of July and 8th of July 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 1st of July and 8th of July.
09-Jul-2016
Updates between 4th July and 8th of July
Another big update from Bernard this week. Check out the details below. As I write this I can see that a concrete pumping arm has been deployed on the North Quay side with a lane blocked off to traffic again. Looks like work is continuing most weekends now.
02-Jul-2016
Updates between 27th June and 1st of July
Lots of updates this week, probably the largest weekly update so far. Check out the details from Bernard below.
28-Jun-2016
Concrete pumping on the weekend
I took a couple of these photos last weekend. One of the lanes on the North Quay side was blocked off to traffic with concrete trucks arriving and a concrete pumping boom set up.
27-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 17th and 24th of June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 17th and 24th of June.
26-Jun-2016
Updates between 20th June and 24th of June
Here are some updates from Bernard for the past week.
22-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 10th and 17th of June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 10th and 17th of June.
19-Jun-2016
Updates between 13th June and 17th of June
All four of the major sub-sites are rolling full steam ahead. Check out the more detailed updates from Bernard below.
17-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 3rd and 10th of June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 3rd and 10th of June.
13-Jun-2016
Updates between 6th June and 10th of June
Not as much progress this week probably due to the break in over the last weekend, however the broken equipment seems to have been replaced now. See more detailed updates from Bernard below.
12-Jun-2016
Time lapse of the site between 27th May and 3rd June 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 27th May and 3rd of June.
05-Jun-2016
Updates between 30th May and 3rd of June
Lots of activity at the site this week leading up to a rainy weekend. Check out the more detailed updates from Bernard below.
03-Jun-2016
Look at the construction from the ground - lots of columns on the W Hotel site
I went by the site yesterday to get a look from the ground level. Here are some photos I snapped. The W Hotel site has lots of support columns rising up now. The other side of the construction isn't even up to the street level so not much to see there.
31-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 19th and 27th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 19th and 27th of May. This one is longer than usual, coming in at around 8 mins of footage.
30-May-2016
Updates between 23rd and 27th of May
Good progress for last week at the site. Check out the more detailed updates from Bernard below.
27-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 13th and 19th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 13th and 19th of May. It's a little later than usual, but better late than never! Enjoy!
23-May-2016
Updates between 16th and 20th of May
Not as many updates as last week, but it looks like the crews keep working every single weekend for the time being. Check out the detailed daily updates below from Bernard.
23-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 6th and 13th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 6th and 13th of May. Enjoy!
20-May-2016
Google Maps updates it's satellite imagery again within two months of previous update
I've written earlier (2 months ago) that Google Maps reflects the site construction, well it looks like Google has updated it's satellite images again. You can see now that Google Maps shows an updated view of the construction site vs what it was earlier.
16-May-2016
Cement trucks working over the weekend
I noticed this weekend that the cement trucks were making deliveries. At least on Saturday work was continuing. Hopefully this doesn't mean they're running behind and having to catch up on weekends.
13-May-2016
Updates between 9th and 13th of May
Quite a few updates for the past week, it's hard to keep up! Check out the detailed daily updates below from Bernard.
10-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 29th April and 6th May 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 29th April and 6th of May. Enjoy!
10-May-2016
Climbing formwork explanation video
Here's an interesting video that explains how a climbing formwork is put together and moved up with each new floor being created. The video is a little dated and I'm sure the technologies has improved since but it gives a nice overview of what's involved
08-May-2016
Updates between 2nd and 5th of May
It's been a short week but there was lots of progress made. Check out the more detailed updates from Bernard below.
07-May-2016
Time lapse of the site between 22nd and 29th April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 22nd and 29th of April. Enjoy!
04-May-2016
W Hotel lift core is well above the Riverside Expressway overpass
I walked past the site yesterday to take this photo showing how far the W Hotel lift core has risen above the Riverside Expressway overpass. That's pretty impressive.
02-May-2016
Updates between 25th April and 29th of April
Here are some updates from last week from Bernard. Lots of work at the site! I am still amazed how quickly the lift cores are going up!
29-Apr-2016
Time lapse of the site between 15th and 22nd April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 15th and 22nd of April. It's awesome watching the Hotel lift core literally grow upwards during some of the days.
27-Apr-2016
Cement trucks were making last minute deliveries before ANZAC Day
ANZAC Day was a day off onsite with most of the roads around the construction closed to traffic, but there were cement trucks making deliveries the day before.
24-Apr-2016
Updates between 18th April and 22th of April
All three building lift cores are coming up quite quickly now and it looks like the hotel underground floors have finally reached up to the ground level. Below are more detailed updates from Bernard throughout the week...
19-Apr-2016
Cogent Scaffolding wins the contract for 300 George Street
Cogent Scaffolding has announced last week that they've won the contract for scaffolding works at 300 George Street. Cogent has quite an impressive list of past and current projects under their belt so I am sure they will do a fantastic job!
18-Apr-2016
Time lapse of the site between 8th and 15th April 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 8th and 15th of April.
16-Apr-2016
Updates between 11th April and 15th of April
The commercial tower lift core is well under way now and the hotel tower underground sections are almost complete with it nearly reaching street level this week. Below are more detailed updates sent in by Bernard.
08-Apr-2016
Updates between 4th April and 8th of April
Work is back on at the site after a whole week off around Easter. Check out the more detailed updates below from Bernard. It's amazing how quickly all the concrete is going up.
30-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 18th and 24th March 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 18th and 24th of March. These were the main activities during that period...
29-Mar-2016
Google Maps reflects the site construction now
I've been checking Google Maps for 300 George Street every month or so to see when it will update to reflect that it's under construction and it's finally happened. Now the site image looks like a construction site from several weeks ago.
28-Mar-2016
Updates between 20th March and 26th of March
Bit of a quieter week last week but still making some steady progress. Check out more detailed updates from Bernard below.
24-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 4th and 18th March 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 4th and 18th of March. This one is a two week combined time lapse.
19-Mar-2016
Updates between 13th March and 19th of March
Here are a couple of updates from Bernard over the past week. Looks like it's business as usual at the site, making steady progress and the hotel lift core is getting higher and higher.
14-Mar-2016
Some impressive progress over the past week
There's been some impressive amount of progress made over the past week. Below is a more detailed update from Bernard and a photo to go with it.
10-Mar-2016
Hotel lift core has popped up over the fence line
I went past the site on the weekend to take a few photos showing the Hotel W lift core progress. It's well above the fence line now, in fact it's even higher than the overpass entry.
07-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 26th February and 4th March 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 26th February and 4th of March. There were some minor technical issues so some of the night time footage is a little flickery.
07-Mar-2016
Updates between 29th February and 5th of March
There was quite steady progress at the site over the past week. The lift cores getting higher and higher every day and more formwork and pouring of concrete. Check out the more detailed updates from Bernard below.
05-Mar-2016
Time lapse of the site between 19th and 26th February 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 19th and 26th of Feburary. This video has footage of the fourth crane being assembled. Its easy to miss but if you look at around the 0:33 mark you will see it, it's fully assembled by the 0:45 mark.
29-Feb-2016
The fourth crane has been assembled on site
Some great developments last week. The fourth crane is now assembled and a service elevator has been put up next to the hotel lift core. The progress has really accelerated. Check out more detailed updates from Bernard below...
24-Feb-2016
Time lapse of the site between 12th and 19th February 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 12th and 19th of Feburary. Night time footage is a lot clearer now due to a new camera.
19-Feb-2016
Seeing lots of vertical structures going up in the pit
Here's a nice update from Bernard from the beginning of the week. The amount of structures that have gone up inside the pit is huge compared to what was in there last week!
15-Feb-2016
Time lapse of the site between 5th and 12th February 2016
Here's another time lapse video from Bernard showing the site between the 5th and 12th of Feburary. I noticed that there are quite bright lights on during the night now, guess that's to allow work to continue over night.
12-Feb-2016
Hotel lift core a level higher and excavators are nowhere in sight
The hotel lift core is growing taller and taller. It will soon be poking out the top of the pit. The other lift cores will surely follow suit.
08-Feb-2016
Time lapse of the site between February 4 and 5 2016
Here's another time lapse from Bernard showing the pour for the Basement 6 slab in the North-West corner, and the pour of the residential tower foundation.
07-Feb-2016
Peek inside the site and more concrete is pumping
Here are a couple of updates from Geoff and Bernard and myself. First Geoff was kind enough to send in some photos from inside the site, have a look it's good to get a perspective from the inside.
04-Feb-2016
There's vertical movement on the hotel lift core and lots of concrete being poured
Lots of updates this week. Also starting this week I am going to be trying to consolidate updates more rather than posting daily statuses. Thanks to Bernard for the updates and all the photos!
04-Feb-2016
A time lapse video between 20th and 24th January 2016
Here's a nice time lapse video from Bernard showing the developments at the site between the 20th and the 24th of January.
01-Feb-2016
On the ground look at the construction
I went for a little peek around the Adelaide St and North Quay sides of the construction site over the weekend to see what I could get a look at. These are the pictures I took from the ground level. There are bobcats a plenty around the site!
30-Jan-2016
A flood of updates this week, including DA changes to the site
There has been a flood of updates towards the end of the week with photos and information sent in by long time readers Geoff, Bernard and Steve. One of the things I missed earlier this month is that there is a Slight Update for 300 George Street & W Hotel DA. On the most part it looks like the number of larger units was decreased in favour of two bedroom apartments. Additional roofing has been added and car parking spaces have been increased.
29-Jan-2016
Work is back on after the Australia Day long weekend
I've got this update from Bernard, looks like the progress is nice and steady at the site. Good to see workers back in action after a 4 day long weekend!
24-Jan-2016
Concrete, concrete everywhere
Just as predicted lots of concrete was poured in since the last update. The site is really starting to transform now from an excavation to a full blown construction.
22-Jan-2016
Residential tower lift core concrete slab being poured in
The concrete slab around the residential tower has finally started to be poured in place. At a distance it doesn't look like a huge area, but zooming in you can see how deep some of the parts actually are and that will all require filling in.
20-Jan-2016
More concrete, more crane sections, more progress
Thanks again to Bernard for sending this update in. The vantage point in this photo is really quite amazing and the progress is very visible from day to day now.
17-Jan-2016
More concrete being poured in
I've got another update from Bernard a couple of days ago but didn't have time to put it up until now. You can definitely see the progress in this new photo that he's sent in. There are new floor slabs that have been poured in place and more.
14-Jan-2016
Another amazing aerial shot of the site and an update on the construction
Here's another photo from Bernard, it's an update on the previous aerial shot he's sent in. Rather than me paraphrasing what he said, here's a nice summary directly from him...
13-Jan-2016
Close up of the W Hotel tower lift core scaffold
I've had Bernard, one of the readers, send in a picture this morning. It's a close-up of the lift core scaffold for the hotel building at 300 George Street. It looks just about ready to put on some height.
15-Dec-2015
More of the lift shafts are starting to pop up
I've received quite a detailed update from Bernard, a reader who has contributed in the past. Lots of work is going ahead at the site. It's great to see the site from this vantage point, really puts it into perspective. Many thanks for this contribution!
05-Dec-2015
Update from the site: looks like a lift shaft has been started
I've had one of the readers, Geoff, send a couple of photos of the site. It looks like one of the lift shafts has been started now. The side walls all appear to be reinforced too and completed too. There is a bit more excavation going on in same parts as well.
13-Nov-2015
A top down view of the second crane at the site
One of the readers, Simon, has sent this really cool photo in that shows another view of the second crane from the top looking down.
09-Nov-2015
Second crane up on the George Street side of the site
A part of George Street was blocked of on Sunday while workers assembled the second crane. Here are some pictures I took while walking past.
06-Nov-2015
Night time works with a mobile crane, North Quay blocked off
Not sure what was going on exactly last night, but there was a mobile crane blocking off North Quay. I was hoping it would be assembling a new crane onsite, but sadly that was not the case. For a long time the mobile crane just stood there with lights off all around, it was gone by 3am.
20-Oct-2015
North Quay was blocked this weekend while a crane was put together
North Quay was blocked over the weekend while the construction crew put together the first crane at the construction site.
02-Oct-2015
January to September time lapse of 1 William Street Construction
This isn't exactly the 300 George Street construction, but since the 1 William Street site is in my line of site and I have all the footage from Expressway Cam this is a little treat. Below is a time lapse of of the construction between January and September 2015.
31-Aug-2015
A quick snap from the air
Took this one the other week while on approach to land back in Brisbane.
18-Aug-2015
Brookfield Multiplex - new contractor on site
They may have been there a few weeks already, but I've only just noticed not long ago. Brookfield Multiplex are now onsite at 300 George Street.
04-May-2015
Cement trucks arriving to fill the North Quay closed footpath
It's getting harder and harder to get photos from the ground, but I was fortunate enough to snap this one from above of cement trucks arriving to bring cement to fill the North Quay footpath that's been closed off to public. It appears that the whole of North Quay side is cemented in now and used as part of the site now.
20-Apr-2015
Footpaths are now closed around the site
While out for an evening walk and trying to walk past the site I noticed that the footpaths around the site are all closed to public now. The only way to get past is on George street. The North Quay and Adelaide St footpaths are completely inaccessible by foot.
15-Mar-2015
More concrete and barbed wire fencing
More and more concrete is being poured in around the edges of the dig site. The side next to the overpass is getting a concrete wall now.
07-Feb-2015
Drilling and additional blue fencing erected
There's more drilling going on at the site, metal beams are also being driven into the ground. In addition, the site has a new blue fence that can't be seen through around some of the sides.
02-Feb-2015
Metal beams being lifted with cranes
I had Elise send these photos in. It looks like some metal beams are being lifted with cranes, I presume these are going into the ground as a part of the foundation.
01-Dec-2014
A concreted driveway has been built on the North Quay side
As the excavation is going on, there is some construction happening too. There has been a concreted driveway put in over the weekend on the North Quay side of the site. The leftmost lane was closed during this time.
18-Nov-2014
Excavation and drilling equipment onsite and in use
The last part of the building is quickly coming down now, meanwhile the excavation and drilling equipment has been moved onsite and is being used. Hopefully soon we will be looking at a big hole instead of piles of dirt.
09-Nov-2014
Mainland Civil Engineering contractors move in
Most of the demolition has been completed and the civil engineering contractors, Mainland, seem to have moved in on site. Some drilling equipment has arrived too. Amazing that there were parts of a building here just weeks ago.
13-Nov-2013
Fencing is up
I went to have a look at the site today to see what's happening, at the moment it looks like the fencing has been up for a while and apart from that I am not seeing too much activity. So here are some photos of what I saw.