• Coopers Brewery’s $50 million brand home development will see a new world-class visitor centre, microbrewery and whisky distillery unveiled at the home of the brewery in Regency Park. Image: Studio Nine Architects
    Coopers Brewery’s $50 million brand home development will see a new world-class visitor centre, microbrewery and whisky distillery unveiled at the home of the brewery in Regency Park. Image: Studio Nine Architects
  • Coopers Brewery’s $50 million brand home development will see a new world-class visitor centre, microbrewery and whisky distillery unveiled at the home of the brewery in Regency Park. Image: Studio Nine Architects
    Coopers Brewery’s $50 million brand home development will see a new world-class visitor centre, microbrewery and whisky distillery unveiled at the home of the brewery in Regency Park. Image: Studio Nine Architects
  • The curved design of the development was inspired by the Coopers’ rounded label branding. Image: Studio Nine Architects
    The curved design of the development was inspired by the Coopers’ rounded label branding. Image: Studio Nine Architects
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Coopers Brewery’s $50 million brand new home development project has begun construction, marking the start of the phase that will see a new visitor centre, microbrewery and whisky distillery unveiled at the home of the brewery in Regency Park.

Following a competitive tender process, Coopers appointed Australian construction company Built to deliver the new development. The project brings the total investment at Regency Park to nearly $400 million since 1999.

The development will include:

  • Restaurant and bar;
  • outdoor plaza dining;
  • dedicated tasting room;
  • interactive history display;
  • microbrewery;
  • whisky distillery; and
  • underground stillage for whisky maturation. 

Coopers Brewery managing director Tim Cooper said there was an overwhelmingly positive public response to the development since plans were announced in April last year.

“This is an exciting expansion for Coopers, and represents a significant investment for the company, with an emphasis on maximising Australian input throughout the process.

“We hope to create a welcoming experience for local, national and international visitors, while positioning our brewery for the future,” said Cooper.

Cooper said the feedback received from Coopers fans had been gratifying and a vote of confidence in the investment.

“We look forward to working with Built and all our project partners to deliver a highly unique and immersive facility,” said Cooper.

Australian-owned and operated since 1998, Built is a national diversified general contractor, and one of Australia’s largest private construction groups.

Built general manager, South Australia, Chris Bate said Built was proud to be the delivery partner for this iconic project in Adelaide for Coopers.

The curved design of the development was inspired by the iconic Coopers’ roundel label. Image: Studio Nine Architects
The curved design of the development was inspired by the Coopers’ rounded label branding. Image: Studio Nine Architects

“This project will help bolster job creation providing in excess of 500 onsite local South Australian jobs, and our highly experienced local team are looking forward to delivering a high-quality result that both the Coopers team and the people of South Australia can be proud of for many years to come,” Bate said

Studio Nine Architects’ unique curved design of the two-storey development has been inspired by the iconic Coopers’ roundel label. The curved structure encompasses a sloping amphitheatre that will showcase the brewery grounds and maltings.

Meanwhile, another capital works project is currently underway at the brewery with a 5500 square metre expansion of the site’s warehousing facilities beginning to take shape. This $15 million project, led by Australian family-owned construction company Ahrens, will boost beer storage capacity at the brewery by almost 50 per cent.

Construction of the brand home development is expected to be completed by May 2024.

Coopers Brewery is ranked #71 in Australia’s Top 100 Food & Drink Companies 2022 report.

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