Brett Whiteley Place

Due Completion:

2017 Updates

Regal Innovations Pty Ltd on behalf on North Sydney Council (NSC) are undertaking construction works at Brett Whiteley Place.

Phase One is complete.

Phase Two is current: Elizabeth Plaza update (2MB)

 

Project Phases

Phase One of construction involves the upgrade of Brett Whiteley Place. This phase is compete.

The works included new high-quality granite footpath paving, new and improved seating arrangements, refurbishment of the existing woodward fountains, upgrade of the drainage, installation of street furniture, new bus stops on Miller St, planting new trees, new and improved lighting, improved pedestrian circulation and the creation of an events space. To coincide with the ongoing rejuvenation of Brett Whiteley Place, the footpaths and bus shelters (cnr Miller St) were also upgraded. Twelve advanced Japanese Elms will be planted in specially designed “structural tree pits” to contain the trees root systems while allowing the trees to grow and thrive through to maturity.

Phase Two of the construction will then commence in Elizabeth Plaza. This phase includes the upgrade of the existing footpath to granite paving, new and improved seating arrangements, installation of street furniture, upgraded drainage, planting of new trees and catenary lighting. These works are expected to take 4 months to complete.

Elizabeth Plaza Public Domain Upgrade – Project Update

The completion of the upgrade of Brett Whitely Place has enabled the Elizabeth Plaza works to progress well and the project remains in track. The following lists the project stages:

  • Utility Service Identification.
  • Liaison with Service Providers to determine unknown services.
  • Investigation of existing stormwater drainage.   
  • Ground Investigations.   
  • Removal of existing paving and electrical services.   
  • Removal of existing street furniture.   
  • Paving of existing main stairs.   
  • Waterproofing and Paving of Upper Area of Elizabeth Plaza.   
  • Installation of lighting.   
  • Refurbishment of balustrade.
  • Paving the Upper Area of Elizabeth Plaza.

Phase three of the project will commence in Denison St upon an independent development at 100 Mount Street. The existing pavement comprises of a concrete base with concrete pavers. The existing pavers will be replaced with high quality granite set pavers together with landscape and street furniture improvements.

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Notification

Residents and businesses will be regularly notified of any impacts these major works may have - and sign up here to be notified by e-news.

Council will endeavour to carry out works on this Project during weekdays but due to heavy traffic in the area, it may be necessary to undertake some of the work on weekends. Work times will be from 7am-5pm on weekdays and 7am-1pm on Saturdays. There will be limited night-time work up to 10pm.

Council will be working closely with the contractor to minimise disruption to local businesses and the community as much as possible. The Contractor will have a dedicated community liaison officer on site at all times to deal with any concerns. 

Please note times are subject to change due to weather and other factors or delays. Council will inform you of any changes where possible.

 

Background

The upgrade of Brett Whiteley Place, Elizabeth Plaza and the Miller St bus stop zone commenced in August 2016.

The plans were on public exhibition for public comment between 15 January and 12 February 2015 and have since been approved by Council.

The design was prepared in accordance with the materials detailed in Council’s Public Domain Style Manual.

 

More Information

If you have any questions or comments in relation to these works or you have any special requirements that we will need to allow for, please do not hesitate to contact Council Project Manager Shahid Rehman on 9936 8277 or send an email to council@northsydney.nsw.gov.au and we will try to address your concerns as much as possible.

Follow-up notification letters will be issued to all businesses and tenants. Regular updates will also be made available on this website.

For all general inquiries, please contact Council on 99368100.

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