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Middle Brighton Pier project

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The existing 1938 section of pier to breakwater connection


Middle Brighton Pier is a popular pier providing unique views over Port Phillip Bay and is a base for a range of recreation, including yachting, fishing and swimming.  The Pier is also located along the Bay Trail, one of Melbourne’s most well-used walking and cycling trails.

The Middle Brighton Pier project

Regular monitoring has identified that a middle section of the Pier, built in 1938, requires replacement.  It is in poor condition which impacts on maintenance of the breakwater, the pedestrian path and boats moored in the harbour.  

The draft concept plan

Informed by community feedback, a draft concept plan has been developed for replacement of the 1938 section.  The concept plan aims to replace the deteriorated section of pier and breakwater to reduce wave pressure and improve access to the outer section of the breakwater for both pedestrians and maintenance works

Between Tuesday 28 March and Friday 21 April 2017, we are seeking feedback on key areas of the draft plan.  

You can review the draft concept plan, and provide feedback on key areas of the draft plan through an online survey.

Middle Brighton Pier draft concept plan (PDF, 803kb)

The draft concept plan outlines the proposed features of the section replacement, including two design options in regard to the wall on the marina side.

Middle Brighton Pier Survey

Questions and answers 

Draft concept plan Q&As  (PDF, 285kb)

For further enquiries, please contact the project team at: MiddleBrightonPier@parks.vic.gov.au

Additional project documents 

Project area

1938section 
 The existing 1938 section of pier to breakwater connection 

1938section2 
The existing 1938 section of pier 

beyond-the-section 
The existing breakwater beyond the 1938 section  

Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater project area circled in red
Middle Brighton Pier and Breakwater project area circled in red