Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery

Adams Consulting Engineers was appointed to provide Civil Engineering design services for the remarkable new Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery situated along Great Ocean Road.

With a strong emphasis on effective stormwater management, our team utilized advanced 12d modelling to meticulously design internal access roads, 220 visitor car spaces, bus drop-off areas, staff parking, and heavy vehicle loading zones.

The inclusion of strategically designed landscaped mounds facilitated accurate on-site execution by the civil contractor.

Adams took charge of developing a robust stormwater management plan, utilizing MUSIC to ensure compliance with Best Practice Treatment targets and the integration of Water Sensitive Urban Design elements.

Our expertise successfully garnered council approval for the Stormwater Management Plan, and this approach seamlessly informed the detailed design of the site’s civil works.

The project also involved significant bulk earthworks design, which encompassed the creation of a stormwater dam for capture and irrigation reuse, along with a 2450m3 wastewater winter storage dam to meet EPA requirements.





  • Large site with minimal falls, requiring careful attention to establish overland flow paths for major storm events
  • Balancing bulk earthworks cut and fill operations, including the construction of a 2450m3 wastewater winter storage dam to meet EPA requirements
  • Poor natural ground conditions, necessitating extensive sub-grade improvement to prevent pavement deterioration

Our Services

Civil engineering design
Stormwater management
Water sensitive urban design
Bulk earthworks detailed design

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