Shelly Beach Public Amenities

Northern Beaches Council
Architectural & Landscape

A building that complements the iconic beauty of Shelly Beach, the design revitalises an important point of gathering along the promenade within an aquatic reserve of national significance.


Transformation of an existing dilapidated public facility to increase the amenity while complementing the iconic beauty of Shelly Beach.

The site is located at the end of the Northern Beaches coastal walk and within Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve. The amenities building is designed to serve many different user groups, such as divers, ocean swimmers, beach goers, surfers, cafe patrons, dog walkers, and joggers. It is also designed to serve as a place for gathering and marker signalling its public purpose to passersby.