Eberle Street, Liverpool
- Client: Amey Liverpool
- Start Date: April 2016
- Finish Date: October 2016
Case Study Overview
The Wizard of Oz inspired improvement on Eberle Street has been influenced by the rich heritage and diverse range of entertainment venues in the area such as the Artist Club, Passion, GBar and Garlands.
A consistent level surface, with new high-quality granite paving has replaced the tired asphalt and kerbing and now boasts unique hexagons which show iconic images from the well-known film including the yellow brick road and the Emerald City in the mythical Land of Oz.
Two bespoke designed Eberle Street signs along with bespoke LED lighting across the street complements the hexagonal shape and structure of the paving below.
Scope Of Works
- Demolition works and site clearance
- Bituminous sub base
- Installation of kerbs, channels and edgings
- Installation of Granite Paving Stones
- Bound paving construction involving proprietary jointing and bedding materials
- Drainage works including new manholes, carrier drains and gullies
- Ducting, trenching and cable installation
- Street lighting works including bespoke LED architectural lighting
- New Walls and associated cladding
Key Collaborative Aspects
Collaboration with Amey, Liverpool City Council, BCA Landscape, Smiling Wolf. Due to its location and proximity to Liverpool LGBT district, there was close liaison throughout the works with Artist Club, Passion, GBar and Garlands, to ensure that access throughout was maintained and that the safety of the public was to the highest standard.