Margaret River Main Street Makeover
Margaret River’s main street has undergone a transformation, following the completion of the Margaret River Perimeter Road.
Margaret River is world renowned as a tourist destination. The town’s main street has undergone a makeover that will assist in further elevating Margaret River’s reputation as a tourist destination, while improving safety and amenity for locals.
In February 2019, the Margaret River Perimeter Road was completed with the intention of reducing heavy vehicle movements along Bussell Highway through the Margaret River town centre. The completion of the new road meant that efforts to activate the town’s main street could begin.
In February 2020, the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River commenced works on the project, which we have supported with funding.
The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River-managed Margaret River Main Street Makeover includes a range of improvements designed to create an even more enjoyable place to shop, eat, drink and celebrate. Key features include a festival precinct, safer intersections, outdoor seating, lighting, a cycle lane and bike racks, paving, and stormwater upgrades.
Final funding for the project was provided as part of the State Government’s WA Recovery Plan to create local jobs and support economic bounce-back from the COVID-19 pandemic.
A street party was held on Friday January 29 2021 to officially celebrate the completion of the project.