Summary

Introduction
Laman-St-Newcastle-NSW
Purpose of project

Other

Water management - Streetscape renewal and enhancement - Amenity - Shade

Installation type

Other

Permeable paving - Load bearing cells

Tree planting date

July 2013

Tree species

Ficus macrocarpa var hillii and Jacaranda mimosifolia (Hills Fig and Jacaranda)
Botanical name (Common name)

Number of Trees Planted
Tree Stock Size at Planting

Other

Number of Trees Surviving

100%

Survival Assessment Date

3/9/2018

Features

Other WSUD type

Owner of Site

Newcastle City Council

Contact Details

Contact Name

Ben Gooden

Contact Phone

1300 066 949

Contact Email

Location Details

Location Address

Laman Street Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia

Adjacent to the thoroughfare, evenly spaced.

Council/LGA

Newcastle City Council

Technical Detail

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Case Study Description
Design &/or as constructed detail
Depth of Engineered Space
Volume of Engineered Space

1,922m2

Drainage Type

Native sand subgrade

Drainage Type Resource/Image/Document
Surface Treatment
Growing Media Detail

Used sand dune based native soil mixed with composted chip from the previous generation of fig trees on this site (the more famous ones!) at a rate of 30%.

Surrounding Site Soil Detail

Sand

Surrounding site soil detail Resource/Image/Document
Watering Regime
Maintenance Detail

Non-Technical Detail

Challenges Overcome

Justifying the need for tree trench space

Stakeholder Feedback

Positive

Stakeholder Support for future projects of this kind

Possibly

Funding Source

1

Project Cost

1

Partners/Sponsors Information