Lee Wharf, Newcastle



Lee Wharf is a vibrant mix of residential, commercial, retail, restaurants and public open spaces situated on Newcastle Harbour. RCC delivered all 3 stages of the project across 2 multi-storey buildings and 1 single storey building over a common basement carpark which provided off-street parking for 175 vehicles.

  • Stage 1 – Completed in July 2006 and consisted of 123 residential waterfront apartments ranging in building heights of four to nine levels over two basement carparks, cafes, restaurants, a floating pontoon, retail stores and a 4,800m2 landscaped public domain.
  • Stage 2 – 7 storeys containing 76 residential units to be run as a Chiefly Hotel with 500m2 of retail space.
  • Stage 3 – Three buildings consisting of 70 apartments and 12 commercial suites. One of the buildings includes 11 ground floor retail/restaurant spaces, a single-story glass pavilion and the restoration of the former Lee Wharf C railway storage shed which houses a boutique hotel and restaurant.

Client: Lee Wharf Developments Pty Ltd
Architect: Crone Partners
Delivery Form: Detail, Design & Construct
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Value: $110m
Completion date: July 2009