Main Street Boulevard project - Kangaroo Point

Brisbane City Council is pleased to advise that work will start in January 2020 on a new landscaped garden at the junction of Main Street and Shafston Avenue at Kangaroo Point, as part of the next stage of the Main Street Boulevard enhancement project.

The Main Street Boulevard project is a street enhancement project taking place along Main Street, from Vulture Street to the Bradfield Highway at the Story Bridge.

The project is enhancing the streetscape by planting water-wise, shade -producing street trees and new gardens.

Project summary

This table includes a project summary for the Main Street Boulevard project at Kangaroo Point
Address Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Ward The Gabba
Project outcome Creation of a boulevard along iconic Main Street
Latest news Stage 5 construction will start in late January 2020

Feature garden

Work on the new landscaped garden will start in January 2020. 

A large feature banyan fig will be the feature point of the garden. The top side of the garden along Shafston Avenue inbound will feature five of Brisbane's iconic hoop pines.

The new feature garden on the traffic island will include:

  • planting 15 new trees, including the large feature banyan fig
  • installing new garden beds and plants
  • architectural landscaping.

In order to create the new landscape design, two small existing trees will be removed as part of the project. All work will be carried out in accordance with the relevant environmental guidelines. Council will make every effort to minimise environmental impacts during construction.

More information

If you would like to find out more information about this project, you can:

  • phone the project team on 1800 884 681 during business hours
  • phone Council on  07 3403 8888 outside of business hours
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    City Projects Office
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
Last updated:20 January 2020