Flemington’s construction partner Multiplex has reached a major milestone this week with the ‘topping out’ of the brand new $128 million state-of-the-art Club Stand.
Designed by Bates Smart Architects, the iconic five-level Club Stand will set a new benchmark for racecourse facilities.
The last of the steel structure has been installed on the roof garden and work on the interiors and external seating decks continues apace to ensure the five-level building will be ready for VRC Members and their guests to enjoy this Melbourne Cup Bonuses.
“We are delighted to reach this significant milestone. This new stand will be unlike anything racing patrons have seen before,” Multiplex Regional Managing Director Victoria Graham Cottam said.
A signature feature of the project includes the ‘petal’ projections which form the perimeter of the Stand at each floor. They were constructed using 90 precast panels each weighing up to 30 tonnes. Read More…