$1.35M Drivethrough Coffee Shop Approved
The Morning Bulletin - March 9 2021
Cocobrew Express, Rockhampton’s first architecturally designed drivethough coffee shop, has been approved to be built on a main highway corner site.
The $1.35m development will be located on the corner of George and Albert streets, across from Browne Park.
It is a project of well-known Rockhampton developer John Kele of Kele Property Group.
The leasees of Cocobrew, which KPG developed in 2019, will operate the site.
The site, 40-44 Albert Street, currently has three dilapidated houses which will be removed for the development.
The project has included Rockhampton businesses with design from Design + Architecture, town planning from Gideon Town Planning and it will be built by Hutchinson Builders.
The business will operate from 5am to 3pm, seven days a week.
The development will have a gross floor area of 49sq m and will have order and pick-up windows, a general preparation area, and storage and amenities.
There is no physical dining proposed.
There would be entry and exit from George Street, entry from George Lane and exit onto Albert Street.
The development will also have two advertising signs.
The development application was submitted in November to Rockhampton Regional Council and it was approved with conditions at a council meeting this week.Back to Media