Martin Place is a pedestrian mall in the central business district of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Martin Place has been described as the “civic heart” of Sydney. As home to the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie Bank, Westpac and other corporations, it is also a centre of business and finance. The Sydney GPO and Seven Network‘s Sydney news centre are also located on Martin Place.
Caledonia had the opportunity to erect a scaffold around the full building for restoration works to the iconic clock face. The external printed shade cloth provided an ‘easy on the eye’ aesthetic to the façade of the scaffolding. Despite the obvious logistical complexities surrounding access and interfacing with the public, the project was completed within the timeframe allocated.