The area adjacent St Leonards train station is undergoing a transition from commercial to mixed use and high rise development. This increase in density has put a strain on the aging public domain infrastructure which is in need of rejuvenation.
In response NSC appointed a design team develop a public domain upgrade plan to guide the progressive upgrade of St Leonards. The upgrade plan marries the principals of the recently adopted Public Domain Style and Design Manual with current and past planning studies for the area, including:
- St Leonards/Crows Nest Planning Study Precincts 2 and 3 (including public consultation)
- St Leonards/Crows Nest Planning Study Precinct 1
- St Leonards Place Making & Design Study
- North Sydney Integrated Cycling Strategy
- NSC Street Survey
A key outcome from this and other Council reports is the need for a revitalised Mitchell Street Plaza.
The refresh will include new materials and finishes that will provide a "gateway statement" and develop a precinct character to help define St Leonards as a changing area and separate it from the adjacent villages and Pacific Highway road corridor.
Atchison Street (between Christie Street and Mitchell Street) - in Construction
Council has awarded the works on Atchison Street (between Christie Street and Mitchell Street) to refresh the streetscape. These works will include materials and finishes from the Public Domain Style and Design Manual including new footpath paving.
This project will commence 30 Oct 2019 and be complete by mid-Dec 2019. These works will include a combination of daytime and nighttime works. For more information, please contact the Project Manager, Chris Stevens on 9936 8100, email email@example.com
The contractor for these works is Ezypave Pty Ltd, and have on 23 October issued a notice of works letter to surrounding residents and businesses.
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