Evolving Port

Port Melbourne and Fishermans Bend change. Houses are changed or demolished and new forms of housing take their place. Port Houses records some of these changes.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

202 - 214 Normanby Rd, Southbank

April 2020

Oakwood is a 40 storey building, comprising 392 serviced apartments.

"The conceptual design for this 40-storey hotel has been shaped by the history of the local area, which has been predominantly industrial. The design took inspiration from the idea of interlocking mechanical parts and the sleek finish of contemporary machinery" according to the architects' website.


202 - 204 Normanby Rd, April 2020
Architects: CHT perhaps superseded by Rothelowman (source: Skyscraper city)

Builders: Hamilton Marino

Planning permit history

Application received: 29 06 2015

Permit issued: 14 07 2017

Amendment to permit20 03 2019

Yarra Hotel Group Oakwood Premier Melbourne – Normanby Road Southbank



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