Kingston Arts Precinct Strategy

The Consultants and Services

artsACT engaged Susan Conroy, Cultural Planner, to develop the Kingston Arts Precinct Strategy. The project team, led by Ms Conroy, comprised:

  • Cultural planning – Ms Conroy, Ms Susan Davis, Ms Suzanne Kyte
  • Heritage and conservation advice, access and mobility considerations, architectural advice – Mr Eric Martin, Eric Martin and Associates
  • Landscape design advice – Mr David Moyle, Redbox Design Group
  • Land use planning, land management advice – Ms Claire Middleton, ACT Planners 
  • The aim of this consultancy was to develop a high-level consolidated and comprehensive Kingston Arts Precinct Strategy, to inform the future development of the Kingston Foreshore. The Cultural Planner worked closely with artsACT, as well as other ACT Government agencies, to develop the Kingston Arts Precinct Strategy.

The Cultural Planner and project team were required to:

  • Analyse existing reports commissioned by the ACT Government and external consultants regarding the Kingston Foreshore and associated buildings
  • Develop and finalise the agreed methodology for seeking stakeholder views, in collaboration with artsACT
  • Consult with key stakeholders including, but not limited to, relevant ACT Government agencies, local visual arts organisations, and Managers of the Old Bus Depot Markets
  • Submit both the draft and final Kingston Arts Precinct Strategy documents to artsACT by the agreed due dates. This document should include a high-level consolidated and comprehensive vision for the Kingston Arts Precinct, as well as identifying opportunities and constraints