Projects & works


The Capital Works Program has been developed to meet anticipated community infrastructure needs and the future development of the Town to align with the strategic plan, driven by population growth, requirements of the community and asset management.  These works include footpath replacement, traffic management treatments and road re-sheeting works among other minor capital works.

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Upcoming capital works
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Major projects

Freshwater Bay Museum upgrade 

The Town's Freshwater Bay Museum was closed in January 2017 in preparation for an upgrade. The closure facilitated a major review of the Town's collection and planning for the new facility.

Consultation of neighbouring residents and stakeholder groups has led to the development of a concept plan for the museum site.

The project involves upgrading the existing office, museum building and carpark as well as replacing the storage building and renovating the public toilets facility.
The museum was built in 1862 and was the state’s first municipal museum when the Town opened the building in 1975. Two of the buildings were deemed either tired or not fit for purpose, and after extensive community consultation, Council resolved to upgrade the facilities to best meet the future needs of the community.

Project funding allocated in the Town’s budget includes $500,000 for the museum renovations, $200,000 for public toilet facility upgrades, and $130,000 for an upgrade of the carpark. In addition the Town secured a $760,000 Lotterywest grant to include a new community facility to support public programs and activities as part of this $1.26 million project. 

The next step of the project will be to finalise the detailed design for the new building prior to moving to construction tender

Click here for further information 
Click here to view the concept plan for the site

Claremont Train Station upgrade 

The Public Transport Authority identified Claremont Train Station as the best location for trains to turn back towards Perth to support the Forrestfield-Airport Link.  The proposed project also includes a broader upgrade of the station's facilities.
As part of the Claremont Station project, a variety of construction activities will soon begin between Showgrounds and Swanbourne stations, including out-of-hours work. Work will commence on Monday 8 June with out-of-hours work scheduled from Friday 12 June to Monday 15 June between 7pm and 7am. A variety of machinery will be used across the site during the works. If you feel there is excessive noise during the out-of-hours work, please contact the site supervisor on 0427 112 691 or 0409 630 114.

The Fremantle line will be closed following the last evening services from Perth to Fremantle stations at 7.30pm and 7.55pm on Friday 12 June and will reopen for the first services on the morning of Monday 15 June 2020. Replacement buses will be available.  

Click here for more information about the Claremont Station project. 
Inquiries regarding this work can be directed to the Claremont Station Project on 9326 3666, email or visit

More information

For an overview of these major projects, please click here.

Upcoming capital works

Residents living within the proximity of these upcoming works will have received correspondence from the Town providing project details.  If you have any queries regarding these works, please contact us.

Footpath Reconstruction - Wood Street

The programmed footpath reconstruction project on Wood Street, section between Servetus Street and Derby Street (South side) is scheduled to commence on Monday, 26 October 2020. The goal is to be completed these major works before Friday, 30 October 2020 (weather permitting).

Footpath Reconstruction - Goldsmith Road

The programmed footpath reconstruction project to be undertaken on the north side of Goldsmith Road, between Parker Road and Stone Road, is scheduled to commence on Monday 2 November, 2020. The goal is to complete these major works beofre Friday 6 November 2020 (weather permitting)

Footpath Reconstruction - Riley Road

The programmed footpath reconstruction project to be undertaken on the north side, sections between Bay Road & Parker Road and Loton Road & Stone Road, is scheduled to commence on Monday, 9 November 2020. The goal is to complete these major works before Friday, 13 November 2020.

Claremont Crescent - Long term road closure 

As part of the State Government’s Metronet Claremont station project, the Public Transport Authority has a long-term single lane road closure of Claremont Crescent, west of Stirling Road, for westbound traffic. The lane closure will accommodate critical works along the train line and ensure the safety of pedestrians, cyclist, motorists and personnel performing the work. The closure will also act as a temporary principle shared path (PSP) as the main PSP will be closed between Graylands Road and Australind Street for the duration of the works. These closures will be in place for up to eight months to March 2021. 


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