simple site templates

Shorncliffe Railway Station

Shorncliffe, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Shorncliffe railway station is the terminus station of the Shorncliffe line in Brisbane. This line serves the Brisbane suburb of Shorncliffe.

Shorncliffe Railway Station Elevation

As part of the landscape works it was important to maintain and enhance the existing amenity, integrating any new landscape works with the surrounding context. 

The site consists of several significant mature trees that have provided amenity and shade to the surrounds of the station for many years. 

Due to the nature of the facility, it was also important to consider crime prevention through environmental design principles such allowing others outside the station to view into the site and see what is happening (casual surveillance) and also to avoid any ‘hidden’ places within the landscape.

Other landscape upgrades include additional shade trees for carpark areas, lower storey planting to enhance pedestrian areas and pavement upgrades to access walkways.

Shorncliffe Railway Station Landscape Architecture

Landscape to Enhance Infrastructure

Provision of a landscape to enhance the amenity of the proposed new station works including
integration with the surrounding landscape context.


Appropriate in Scale and Composition

Consider human scale and how the landscape relates to people. This is achieved through careful consideration of landscape elements including any landscape built form and size of trees at maturity. 


Safety in Design

Ensure safety measures to vehicular areas by ensuring clear sightlines for vehicles and pedestrians. Apply C.P.T.E.D. (crime prevention through environmental design) principles in the design of public areas.


Built Form

Soften built form through strategic selection and positioning of screen trees and shrubs. Enhance some views to built form while blocking others. Consider maturity of trees in relation to structures and future impacts likely to occur.   


Landscape Character

Consideration of the surrounding context is important when considering character. Landscape character can be reinforced through selection of finishes and species.


P.O. Box 1242
16 Creek Road
Mount Gravatt, QLD, 4122
Queensland, Australia


Email: Brisbane Office:
Phone: +61 7 3161 6420
Toowoomba Office:
Phone: +61 7 4698 7006