Gage Roads to revitalise Victoria Quay ‘useless zone’ with new brewery

The heritage-listed items shed can be remodeled right into a venue that may open seven days every week.

Gage Roads Brewing chief working officer Aaron Heary stated his dream was lastly turning into a actuality, and the micro brewery inside would “basically be an innovation centre”.

There can be a restaurant specialising in WA produce and aiming for a family-friendly ambiance with a play space for youngsters.

Punters may watch boats come and undergo the heads whereas having fun with a beer and pizza.

Mr Heary stated he was “tremendous captivated with this space” and the corporate had a robust connection to Fremantle and its surrounding waters, with Gage Roads named for the stretch of water between the port metropolis and Rottnest Island the place cargo ships anchored whereas they waited to dock.

Gage Roads additionally has a historical past on the waterfront locale, having run pop-up occasions on the neighbouring B Shed over summer time months lately.

Questioned on whether or not the pandemic had made the venture a tougher dedication, Mr Heary stated he had confidence WA would bounce again, and the tough time would move.

The brewery would take about 12 months to assemble and he hoped to open the 2021-22 summer time.

Gage Roads will fund the refurbishment after being awarded a 40-year lease on the positioning, with work to start out in October.

The jarrah-framed and weatherboard A Shed was inbuilt 1925, and changed an earlier items shed on the positioning inbuilt 1905. It has most just lately been utilized by the WA Maritime Museum for storage.