Prahran Square – Parking solutions for Melbourne’s new social hub
by: NJM Group Marketing on
Australian Bollards is very proud to be included in the newly constructed Prahran Square. Previously known as Cato Car Park, now a 10,000 square metre revolutionised outdoor social hub. This open-air park is an innovative public space, providing residents with an environmentally friendly place to engage and interact.
Australian Bollards has provided security solutions throughout the new car park, as Australia’s leading provider in public safety. The car park features many products from the Australian Bollards range including; My Space Bollards, Disabled Car Park Bollards and Electronic Display Systems (EDS), all of which are very popular within our car park crash railing systems.
We are often installing our products in car parks throughout Australia, especially; Handrails, wheel stops, trolley corrals, Electric Vehicle Charging stations, Electronic Display Systems and most importantly, bollards.
Brought to you by the City of Stonnington, the $60 million re-development car park was designed by Lyons and Aspect Studios, and constructed by master builders Kane Constructions. It has two entries to underground parking with over 500 available spaces.
This multifunctional urban park features an array of areas including; nine distinct spaces suiting diverse community needs, free public WIFI, a central square with a water fountain, furniture and terraced seating. This new community space has areas dedicated for events such as; festivals, performances, outdoor cinemas, retail and hospitality spots. Prahran Square will become an iconic landmark keeping a minimal carbon footprint while being socially aware and culturally in tuned.
It offers environmentally friendly solutions with the Electronic Vehicle charging systems, designed to charge your car while it parks. Australian Bollards offer EV-43S Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EV) that have an interactive LED screen, and user friendly customisations to suit your vehicle.
We have an array of bollards installed in the car park serving as double protection for pedestrians and vehicles. Our customised AB-WT165 bollards are designated for disabled parking spaces featured in Australian Bollard’s signature safety yellow, ensuring safety and protection for all drivers.
Our removable AB-TLB90-S My Space Bollards are in action throughout the car park for pedestrian protection. Complementing the illuminated handrails in the stairwell access to the car park, shoppers have an ease of mind when accessing their car. My Space bollards are light weight, stainless steel, removable, key lockable bollards, with an easy twist lock system that comes with two bases. They can also be used as a car park solution that protects your personal parking space, ideal for businesses.
Australian Bollards has supplied our EDS-43 Dynamic Variable Rate Boards (DVRB) for all entries of the Prahran Square car park and also in Prahran Market, displaying the parking rates. The EDS-43 is a Variable Message System (VMS) and Parking Guidance & Information System (PGI) that can also be used to provide real-time information on vacant spaces and direct drivers to them.
For the over 25 years, our company has installed high quality handrails, for both commercial and residential customers. We also offer a range of tube sizes for both custom built handrails for stainless steel balustrade that accommodate to your specific project. We also offer stainless steel trolley corrals. Our AB-TRC-L02 two-sided U-shaped surface mounted trolley corral can be custom made to your specific requirements. The trolley corral is the perfect choice for any underground car park or luggage trolleys at Airport Terminals.
For more information on Prahran Square visit the City of Stonnington website, if you’re looking for more information on our range of products at Australian Bollards don’t hesitate to call on +613 9459 3488 or visit our website.