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Melbourne Wholesale Markets, Epping

A strategic reference design for buildings and hardstand circulation, produced following extensive consultation with both the market community and the government.

  • Client Brief

    This project, one of the largest infrastructure projects undertaken in Victoria, relocates Melbourne’s wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower markets to a new site in Epping, in Melbourne’s north. This development delivers a modern, innovative and efficient distribution facility surrounded by extensive complementary infrastructure that aids the transportation, handling and marketing of fresh produce.

    Design Response

    The Melbourne Market Relocation Project is about ensuring the ongoing viability and relevance of the Wholesale Market as an essential link in the distribution channel for fresh produce in Australia by developing a new, efficient and integrated trading environment.

    Our role in the project was to work extensively with both the market community and the government in preparing this strategic reference design for both the buildings and the highly complex hardstand circulation. This design was used as the primary briefing tool for the design and construct tender.

  • Design Specifications

    Services Provided

    • Consultation
    • Preparation of Reference Design
    • Design and Documentation of Tennancies and Site Infrastructure


    Workshop Architecture


    Project Team: Tony Styant-Browne, James Staughton, Ming Lie, Peter Knight, Julie Menzel
    Visualisation: Luminova


    Melbourne Market Authority

    Date completed

    August 2015


    Epping, Victoria

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