Historic Port Adelaide
Port Adelaide’s rich history is one of a bustling harbour and gateway for thousands of migrants keen to settle in the promising new colony of South Australia. Today the Port boasts one of the state’s best concentrations of colonial buildings, including the distinctive lighthouse, a landmark for many years, within views reaching to the coast and Mount Lofty Ranges.
Dock One started life as a busy waterfront where the constant arrival of ships created a hive of activity as wool, coal, and grain were loaded onto vessels. Many settlers will have passed through Dock One to start their new life. The street names within the development are all being named after the ports of call along the trade and passenger shipping route of the Orient Line.
A sense of identity
The Dock One visual identity echoes a maritime theme and is inspired by the shapes within the International Code of Signals. First published in 1857 by the British Board of Trade, the Code is used on shipping flags to communicate important messages between boat and shore.