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As part of METRONET’s vision to create liveable communities connected by world-class public transport, Hames Sharley was commissioned to design the multi-storey car park for the future High Wycombe Station precinct in Perth, WA.

The $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link project, jointly funded by the Australian and Western Australian governments, will deliver a new rail service to the eastern suburbs of Perth – with three new stations at Redcliffe, Airport Central and High Wycombe.

The three-level car park at High Wycombe will include 1200 car bays and 52 motorcycle bays.

The car park facade design mainly consists of a perforated folded form which takes cues from the High Wycombe Station folded roof form to create a holistic approach.

The car park will also have a sense of openness along the ground plane to create clear sightlines in helping guide patrons to the train station.

The car park layout is designed to work with maximum efficiency and provide clear, easy to navigate and logical situation for patrons with clear demarcation of short term and long terms bays with no blind aisles, clear pedestrian walking zones.

Works on the car park are progressing well with the building works expected to be finished by mid-March 2021.

The Forrestfield-Airport Link is estimated to generate 20,000 passenger trips every day by 2022 - increasing to 29,000 daily by 2032.