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Wallsend proposed parking changes

City of Newcastle is investigating possible changes to existing parking restrictions in response to feedback from local businesses.

Wallsend proposed parking changes

Wallsend is a growing local centre currently undergoing renewal.

Following feedback from local businesses, changes are proposed to some existing parking restrictions with the aim to best position Wallsend for medium to long-term development of the area under our Local Centres Plan.

The proposed parking changes aim to improve access to local businesses for residents and visitors and support upcoming work to revitalise the town centre. 

The proposed parking changes involve introducing, or reducing the duration of, time restricted parking at various locations across the town centre. Changes to parking restrictions were proposed in the following locations:
• Bunn Street
• Metcalfe & Murnin Streets
• Nelson Street
• Tyrrell Street
• William & Charles Streets
• Kemp Street.

You said

Thank you to the 62 community members who provided feedback on the proposed parking changes. 

While most of the proposed changes were generally supported by the community, CN is not proceeding with the proposal for six 1-hour parking spaces on Bunn Street (near Tyrrell Street) at this time, in line with community feedback. We are also looking to decrease the number of proposed new or reduced time restricted spaces required on Nelson, Tyrrell and Murnin streets.

Next steps

We are working to finalise the proposed parking changes, which are expected to go the Newcastle City Traffic Committee in August 2020. CN will keep the community up to date as the proposals progress.   

Community feedback

Engagement report - outlines community feedback on proposed parking changes

More information

Overview of proposed parking changes (maps). Note - the proposals have been revised following community feedback. Read more under the 'You said' section of this page

Wallsend Local Centre learn more about work underway to revitalise the Wallsend town centre

Have your say. To make Wallsend's town centre an even better place to work, shop, study and socialise we want to make sure everyone has a say in how the local town centre is revitalised.

Contact us

Aaron Visser

Traffic Engineer

Phone: 4974 2000
Email: mail@ncc.nsw.gov.au

Protecting your privacy

The City of Newcastle is committed to protecting your privacy.  We take reasonable steps to comply with relevant legislation and Council policy.
Purpose of collecting personal details: Council is collecting this information to determine the local community’s views and opinions on the proposal outlined.
Intended recipients:  Information provided as part of the consultation will be used as part of the investigation into the proposal, and may be included in future reports on the issue.
Storage and security:  Information provided will be stored on Council's database and will be subject to Council’s information and privacy policies.
Access: Individuals can access data to check accuracy by contacting Council.

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