Railway Parade & Northwood St Precinct Project

  • Project typeRoad Works
  • Completion Date30 June 2021

The Town is developing a safe crossing point for pedestrians at Railway Parade near Northwood Street. Since the commencement of Bob Hawke College, the number of students crossing here has and will be increasing and the Town will be installing a crossing point for the safety of pedestrians and drivers.

After considering a report at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 15 December 2020 (available here),(PDF, 176KB) detailing the complexities of the proposed crossing options, Council resolved to form a Project Reference Group (PRG) to explore all possibilities and funding options for the optimum long term improvement of the area through the development of a precinct master plan.

Thank you to everyone who responded to the call for nominations for the Reference Group.

A Project Reference Group has been formed comprising the following:

Cr Mack (Chair), 

Cr Barlow, 

Chief Executive Officer, 

Director Infrastructure and Works

Director Planning and Development, 

Two business proprietors from Railway Parade,

Two business proprietors from Northwood Street,

Two community representatives

Other Town of Cambridge Officers,

The first meeting of the Project Reference Group was held on Thursday 1 April 2021, where the group agreed to proceed with the installation of a Type A Children’s crossing on Railway Parade, located to the west of the Northwood Street intersection.

Construction of the children’s crossing is scheduled to start on Monday 3 May 2021, and is expected to take two weeks to install. Traffic management will be in place to minimise disruption.

Further recommendations from the Reference Group will be reported to the Planning and Development Committee.

A copy of the Terms of Reference for the working group can be viewed here.(PDF, 171KB)

Enquiries can be made to (08) 9347 6000 or mail@cambridge.wa.gov.au

Location

Railway Parade, West Leederville 6014  View Map

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