Cycleway strategy for Newcastle released

The Revitalising Newcastle team today released the Newcastle City Centre Cycleway Network Strategy, which shows how a well-connected cycleway network can operate alongside light rail to enhance the benefits of the revitalisation program underway and make Newcastle an even more liveable city.

Light Rail depot in Newcastle's West End

The former Wickham Railway Station is coming down to make way for a new light rail depot, with work set to start later this month.

Novocastrians support restoration and reuse of former Newcastle Station and improved public domain at Civic Station

The Revitalising Newcastle team today released the findings of the latest round of community engagement on the preferred future uses of Newcastle and Civic stations and surrounding precincts.

Newcastle light rail goes wire free

Newcastle is set to be the only city in Australia with a majority wire free light rail system.

Affordable housing planned for Newcastle city centre

The Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, today announced an innovative plan to deliver affordable housing for key workers in the heart of Newcastle.

The Store site potential unlocked

Plans for a new bus and coach interchange and employment hub on The Store site will be market tested from next month, as Newcastle’s revitalisation moves another step further.

New hotel for Honeysuckle

A new $45 million four-star hotel and residential development will be built at Honeysuckle, the latest development announced as part of the Honeysuckle urban renewal project.

Newcastle Interchange update

The vision for Newcastle Interchange is starting to be realised, with construction gathering momentum and the project on track for completion later this year.

Planning proposal update

Newcastle City Council is managing the process to rezone the former rail corridor between Worth Place and Newcastle Station. A planning proposal submitted to Council in July 2016 outlined Revitalising Newcastle's vision for the land, in line with what the majority of the community told us they wanted to see.

Newcastle CBD buses on the move

Revitalising Newcastle Program Director, Michael Cassel today announced plans for bus stops along the light rail route to be relocated ahead of light rail construction. The proposal involves moving bus routes off Hunter and Scott streets, and onto King Street or Honeysuckle Drive and Wharf Road.

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