Helensville Riverside Walkway

This project links the Kaipara Riverside Walkway with the shopping strip on Commercial Road in the centre of Helensville. The site visually and physically links the main street and the river and is currently used for car parking.

The aim of the design was to prioritise vehicular and pedestrian flow through the site and create a more pedestrian friendly environment with better access to the river. The project involved community consultation, particularly liaising with the local business community and Helensville Riverside Heritage Group.

The design establishes the following elements to restructure site use:

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