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po­ten­tial. “It (Mends Street) is a bit stale, but I am look­ing for­ward to the area grow­ing.”

South Perth Mayor Sue Do­herty said the first pri­or­ity in rolling out this plan was the Mends Street Pi­azza and Prom­e­nade, with the re­vi­tal­i­sa­tion of the iden­ti­fied node.

“Along with the con­struc­tion of a prom­e­nade along the river walls, the re­vi­tal­i­sa­tion of this area is long over­due. It is an im­por­tant com­po­nent in pre­par­ing the fore­shore for the El­iz­a­beth Quay de­vel­op­ment and the ferry and pedes­trian traf­fic fol­low­ing its com­ple­tion,” she said. ■ Pedes­trian friendly pi­azza and prom­e­nade. ■ Light­ing ■ Jetty im­prove­ments ■ In­te­grated trans­port ■ In­creased ac­ti­va­tion along the Mends Street re­tail cen­tre and fore­shore prom­e­nade ■ Cre­ation of an iden­tity and gate­way ■ In­ter­pre­ta­tion of cul­ture/her­itage/his­tory

Pic­ture: David Baylis

Peo­ple with a plan: Tul­lio Crisa (Crus­sos Hair De­sign), Sue Do­herty (South Perth Mayor), Jane Cross­ley (Board­walk Gifts on Mends), Cliff Frew­ing (City of South Perth chief ex­ec­u­tive) and Peter Agostino (Ge­lare Ice Cream Cafe).

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