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Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA

Victoria Square was recently redeveloped and is the location for a diverse range of cultural events and activities in the heart of Adelaide. The upgrade involved providing a large lawn event space with plug and play infrastructure for mobile activities, a pedestrian promenade, installation of lighting for safety and a new water feature

Project Design Brief

Designers required safe, efficient and durable drainage systems across the entire Victoria Square site. The trench drains needed to be strong for heavy duty service vehicles and safe for pedestrians in wet weather. The appearance of the trench drainage also needed to compliment the grey granite paving.

ACO's Solution


  • Sloped channels with 0.5% built-in fall allows for efficient drainage on flat pavements
  • Stainless 5 Star Heelsaferegistration mark Anti-Slip grates ensures pedestrian safety. The grates offer a level of slip resistance to AS 4586 alleviating the designer’s safety concerns. The slot sizes also met Adelaide City Council’s requirement to cater for stiletto high heels
  • Stainless 5 Star Heelsaferegistration mark Anti-Slip grates can be customised to meet various traffic requirements
Victoria Square

Other ACO products used:

  • Other trench drains, cable pits and iron access covers
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