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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
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).