Fact Sheet: Queens Wharf – Construction

Press Release – New Zealand Government

What construction has been happening on Queens Wharf? Construction has focused on redevelopment works to strengthen and repair the wharf’s sub-structure, upgrading the wharf’s surface, installing new services, repairing Shed 10 and installing …Fact Sheet

Queens Wharf – Construction


What construction has been happening on Queens Wharf?
Construction has focused on redevelopment works to strengthen and repair the wharf’s sub-structure, upgrading the wharf’s surface, installing new services, repairing Shed 10 and installing The Cloud on the western edge.


What is the Cloud built from?
The Cloud is a temporary, re-locatable, tensioned membrane structure built using a combination of glass, steel and PVC.


Who has been carrying out this work?
Waterfront Auckland is managing the Queens Wharf redevelopment and has contracted three companies to carry out the on site work: Fletcher Construction (The Cloud), Kalmar Construction (Shed 10 and the wharf surface) and Construction Techniques (under-wharf repairs).


When will the construction stage of Queens Wharf be completed?
Construction is on schedule to finish progressively between now and the end of August. Installation of The Cloud will be finished on July 14 and interior fit out will then take place. The upgrade of Shed 10, surface repairs and installation of services will be complete by the end of July. As these sections are completed the site will progressively be handed over to the event team that will undertake event specific fit out activity.


How much is the Queens Wharf development costing?
• The Cloud: $9.8 million
• Shed 10: $3.6 million
• Under wharf repairs: $4.6 million
• Surface upgrades, lights, services, furniture, landscaping: $9.8 million.


Who is paying for the redevelopment?
Central Government is meeting the costs of The Cloud. Waterfront Auckland is paying for wharf repairs, landscaping, surface preparedness and services provision.

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