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Putting CSELR in George Street Sydney

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Re: Putting CSELR in George Street Sydney

Postby tonyp » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:40 pm

boronia wrote:I noticed there are some building supported wires along Hay St, behind the Capitol. But I wonder what the legal implications would be to attaching to buildings? And george St is much wider than Hay St. Wouldn't it be neater to have centre poles with cantilever brackets?

The building-supported anchor points were done in the 1990s and each one required a legal easement on the property title. There are plenty of examples overseas (and probably even in Melbourne) of decent-looking pole supports and smartpoles, but there seems to be some unwritten rule in NSW that everything has to look as ugly and over-engineered as possible.
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