734RepliesTwo derailments occurred yesterday outside Glengowrie depot, making it three since the upgrade in the same place. The first occurred around the Glenelg side of the triangle as the tram may have sped around the track that has not been upgraded. The second occurred at the crossover on the City side of the traingle. Thousands stranded as two trams come off rails By SAM RICHES 19sep05 TWO separate tram derailments within metres - and minutes - of each other left thousands stranded after...Last reply by claybro in Infrastructure/Transport Development 4 hours ago
672RepliesAdelaide nation's traffic basket case STEELE TALLON, RENATO CASTELLO March 25, 2007 11:15am Article from: Font size: + - Send this article: Print Email ADELAIDE has recorded the worst increase in peak-hour traffic congestion of any Australian capital city over the past decade. Research by national transport analyst Austroads found delays caused by Adelaide's morning traffic crush had increased by 30 per cent since 1997/98. Perth recorded the second-worst increase in delays (18.5 per cent),...Last reply by Nathan in Infrastructure/Transport Development 5 hours ago
1323RepliesFrom the Advertiser: OVERPASSES COULD SLASH $133m FROM ROAD COSTS By CAMERON ENGLAND and KARA PHILLIPS 05jun06 EXCLUSIVE BUILDING overpasses rather than tunnels on South Rd could shave $133 million off the bill on the blowout-plagued projects, the state's peak resources body said yesterday. The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy said engineers in its membership believed the State Government had chosen the most expensive solution to traffic congestion on the city's major...Last reply by EBG in Infrastructure/Transport Development 6 hours ago
444RepliesCurrent render http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v246/michaelchristhomas/img-4081004-0001.jpg Old render of the 115 King William development http://www.sensational-adelaide.com/images/pascot/115_kws.jpgLast reply by Ben in CBD Development 7 hours ago
1801RepliesWas just wondering if anyone knows where to obtain information on current student accomodation developments. Or specifically, information on occupancy levels of current developments and current demand for student accomodation in Adelaide.Last reply by Will in CBD Development 8 hours ago
Walkerville DTEI Redevelopment
Written by Howie Friday, 16 April 2010 16:23
AdelaideNow have an update on the Walkerville DTEI redevelopment today.
THE former Transport SA building at Walkerville is set to be reborn as a $60 million residential and hotel complex.
Melbourne-based Asian Pacific Building Corporation wants to convert the building into 436 rooms, including 336 apartments, 100 hotel suites and 32 serviced offices.
With an indigenous art-theme, there would also be a gymnasium, café and restaurants, galleries, swimming pool and tennis court.
APBC chief executive officer Will Deague said the project would signal a potential future extension of the CBD area.
"We saw the site advertised and as we have done a very similar project in Melbourne, and specialise in the refurbishment of this style of building, we then investigated the location and came to the realisation that it is one of the premier suburbs in Adelaide and couldn't miss out on the opportunity."
The apartments will cost buyers from $299,000 to $1 million plus and will be available in November 2012.
The building was purchased from the State Government for about $12 million.
Source: The Advertiser
For more discussion on this development, check out our forum thread here.
Construction Update Crowne Plaza Hotel - Hindmarsh Square
Written by Howie Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:34
Update from our mate James Hines today.
New Aerial shot
Top floor ballroom nearly complete
Top floor bar and prefunction area
For more discussion on this development check out the forum thread here.
New Feature Sensational-Adelaide Forums on Iphone #Tapatalk
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:57 Written by Howie Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:53
One of the drawbacks of our forum is that up until now it's been difficult to navigate through a mobile phone such as the IPhone. So it's been made a high priority that we sort this issue out.
We'd like to introduce to you a third party application on the IPhone called Tapatalk. It's a slimline forum browser, and we've just finished with the registration of Sensational-Adelaide onto the Tapatalk platform.
To install this app, you need to search for "tapatalk" on your IPhone's App Store. Then browse for Sensational Adelaide. Tapatalk Free has limited functionality (such as you can't see fullscreen images, reply to threads etc, but there is a paid version where this functionality is available. Note we don't make a cent from Tapatalk, we're just taking advantage of their platform.
Here's what it looks like once installed.
We'll be making quite a few more changes in the coming months, so stay tuned.
For more discussion check out our forum thread here.
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