ARNCLIFFE TOWN CENTRE

Street Improvements

The work will focus on Firth Street between Wollongong and Forest Roads, and will include a portion of Queen and Belmore Streets.

What are the improvements?

New feature paving consisting of high quality granite pavers in the business precinct;

Kerb re-alignments in certain areas to provide a safer environment for the community;

A feature pedestrian outdoor seating area on Firth Street between Queen Street and Belmore Street;

Planted road islands to increase green canopy coverage, provide shade and reduce the heat island effect;

New street furniture, landscaping and street trees throughout;

A new pedestrian crossing at the end of Queen Street with compliant lighting;

Upgrade of the existing pedestrian crossings with compliant lighting;

Renewed line marking and marking of parking bays; and

Improvement of the 2 small parks in Firth and Belmore Streets.

Duration: Approximately seven months (weather permitting)

Commencement: 24 August 2020

Working Hours: Mon-Fri: 7:30 to 17:00 and Sat: 8:00 to 15:00

NO WORKS WILL TAKE PLACE OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIOD FROM 23 DECEMBER 2020 TO 10 JANUARY 2021.

Works are to commence on the Allen Street pocket park end and on the railway side on the Forest Street side. Access to residences, business and driveways will be maintained. Minor closures will be required and will be coordinated closer to the dates. Traffic control will be available on site for the duration of works to assist pedestrians, cyclists, and car users. Please follow the directions of traffic controllers at all times.

Some construction activities can involve noise and vibration. Some of the main sources of noise during construction include excavators and trucks. Sydney Civil is committed to minimising the impact of our works on the surrounding community.

Artistic impressions and concept plan have been repared by Bayside Council. For any design queries please contact Bayside Council.

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November/December 2020

Progress works for November: Complete kerb and footpath works adjacent to bus stop and taxi rank. Complete footpath works on the West side of Arncliffe Road (between Wollongong Rd and Done Street). Finalise landscaping works on the Wollongong Road side (pocket park). Complete kerb works on the West side of Firth Street between Belmore Street to Done Street. Complete all works on the Eastern side of Firth Street (only works remaining are outside train station).

October 2020

Progress works for October: Complete form and pour concrete kerb for parking bays at the Forest Road end. Form and pour concrete footpath on both ends. Complete construction of parking bays on the Forest Road end. Commence landscaping works on the Wollongong Road side (pocket park).

September 2020

Progress works for September: Site establishment and preliminary works. Demolish kerb and gutter and footpath for our two construction areas. Form and pour concrete kerbs and dish drains. Prepare base for footpath construction on the Wollongong Rd end.

Night works on Firth Street and Belmore Street, Arncliffe

  • Scope of works: Linemarking works
  • Working Hours: 7:30pm to 5am
  • Commencement Date: 07 April 2021
  • Duration of works: 3 nights

 

Temporary Road Closure

  • Closure Date: 6 March 2021 and 7 March 2021
  • Location: Intersection of Belmore Street and Firth Street, Arncliffe
  • Working Hours: 6pm to 5am

 

Night works on Belmore Street, Arncliffe

  • Scope of works: Footpath works 
  • Location: Belmore Street, Arncliffe
  • Working Hours: Monday to Saturday 5pm to 5am
  • Commencement Date: 09 February 2021
  • Duration of works: 4 weeks

 

Night works on Belmore Street, Arncliffe

  • Scope of works: Paving works 
  • Location: Belmore Street, Arncliffe
  • Working Hours: Monday to Saturday 6pm to 5am
  • Commencement Date: 04 February 2021
  • Duration of works: 4 nights

 

Night works on Firth Street, Arncliffe

  • Scope of works: Drainage improvements and footpath works
  • Location: Firth Street, Arncliffe
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 7pm to 5am
  • Commencement Date: 19 January 2021
  • Duration of works: 4 weeks.

 

Works on Firth Street, Arncliffe

  • Location: Firth Street between Belmore Street to Done Street and Forest Road to Queen Street.
  • Scope: Footpath Upgrade Works
  • Working Hours: Mon-Fri: 7:30 to 17:00 and Sat: 7:30 to 15:00
  • Commencement: 23 November 2020

Please follow all signs and directions given by traffic controllers at all times.

 

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