Archive for: Freemans Bay

New Plaza On Its Way

New Plaza On Its Way

Work has begun on completing the Plaza in front of the Rob Roy Tavern, which got shifted as part of the Victoria Park Tunnel Project work. The new Plaza, with a...

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Rob Roy Shift Resuming

Rob Roy Shift Resuming

Day 2 and can they finish her this time? After work was stopped moving the historic Rob Roy tavern last night, workers are arriving back at the site this morning...

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Videos: Rob Roy Tavern Move

Videos: Rob Roy Tavern Move

Here are videos of Freemans Bay’s heritage hotel, the old Birdcage or Rob Roy tavern, in its very slow journey to a temporary site to allow necessary work...

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Rob Roy Move Date Set

Rob Roy Move Date Set

The date has been set for moving Freemans Bay’s 124-year-old Rob Roy Hotel (Birdcage) 40 metres so that it’s out of the way of construction of the Victoria...

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How Rob Roy Tavern Will Be Moved

How Rob Roy Tavern Will Be Moved

Moving the Freemans Bay Rob Roy (Birdcage) tavern 40 metres up Franklin Road to make way for the construction of the Victoria Tunnel’s southern portal is about...

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Historic Culvert Removal Starts At Victoria Park  Photos

Historic Culvert Removal Starts At Victoria Park - Photos

As part of the Victoria Park tunnel project, workers today began removing the historic brick-lined  Freemans Bay Culvert, built around 1900 to channel a stream...

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