Miller Street Pop-up

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Council is creating a pop-up pedestrian plaza in the heart of the North Sydney CBD by closing an existing traffic lane on Miller Street (between Pacific Highway and Berry Street) and incorporating it into the left side of the footpath on Miller Street, including:

  • places to sit, improved pedestrian amenity and ‘placemaking’ components including a small performance space with a public piano, xylophone and drums
  • pop-up events and activations including a rotating food truck program - with opportunities for collaborations with third parties
  • a range of landscaping options to improve the vibrancy of the CBD and, trialled to inform and support the longer-term vision for the implementation of ‘Miller Place’ as part of the North Sydney Public Domain Strategy.

A key project goal is to support local businesses by creating street level activity on Miller Street, and engaging local businesses in the program of events/activations.

The project is designed to have a short ‘pop-up’ construction period, to be completed by June 2021, and six months of activation until the end of December 2021 (which can be extended). This project is funded by the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces program, which is provided for the implementation of temporary public space projects. The intention of these projects to deliver new ‘rapid response’ public space projects in a short period of time to support NSW's social and economic recovery, following COVID-19.

To achieve this there will be some impact to existing traffic and parking arrangements, including:

  • all existing parking and loading zones along both sides of Miller Street (between Berry Street and Pacific Highway) will be re-purposed as footpath/public space areas and a substitute loading zone installed on the Pacific Highway
  • motorists will not be able to turn left from the Pacific Highway (southbound) into Miller Street as the ‘slip lane’ will be closed to address pedestrian safety concerns and improve pedestrian accessibility
  • access to existing driveways and construction areas will be maintained
  • bus stop relocation - to reduce crowding in front of the supermarket on the west side of Miller Street

The projects is expected to be in place by June 2021 and operational for six months, during which user feedback will be received.

Are you a neighbouring property owners/business?

Ahead of implementation, Council is offering on-site meetings on 27 and 28 April 2021 with neighbouring property owners/businesses to discuss any impacts and associated opportunities. Click here to book a 30-minute on site meeting:

Dates and session times:

  • Tuesday 27 April - 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 28 April - 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm

For more information contact Council's Sustainable Transport Projects Coordinator, Lindsay Menday on 9936 8100.

Council is creating a pop-up pedestrian plaza in the heart of the North Sydney CBD by closing an existing traffic lane on Miller Street (between Pacific Highway and Berry Street) and incorporating it into the left side of the footpath on Miller Street, including:

  • places to sit, improved pedestrian amenity and ‘placemaking’ components including a small performance space with a public piano, xylophone and drums
  • pop-up events and activations including a rotating food truck program - with opportunities for collaborations with third parties
  • a range of landscaping options to improve the vibrancy of the CBD and, trialled to inform and support the longer-term vision for the implementation of ‘Miller Place’ as part of the North Sydney Public Domain Strategy.

A key project goal is to support local businesses by creating street level activity on Miller Street, and engaging local businesses in the program of events/activations.

The project is designed to have a short ‘pop-up’ construction period, to be completed by June 2021, and six months of activation until the end of December 2021 (which can be extended). This project is funded by the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces program, which is provided for the implementation of temporary public space projects. The intention of these projects to deliver new ‘rapid response’ public space projects in a short period of time to support NSW's social and economic recovery, following COVID-19.

To achieve this there will be some impact to existing traffic and parking arrangements, including:

  • all existing parking and loading zones along both sides of Miller Street (between Berry Street and Pacific Highway) will be re-purposed as footpath/public space areas and a substitute loading zone installed on the Pacific Highway
  • motorists will not be able to turn left from the Pacific Highway (southbound) into Miller Street as the ‘slip lane’ will be closed to address pedestrian safety concerns and improve pedestrian accessibility
  • access to existing driveways and construction areas will be maintained
  • bus stop relocation - to reduce crowding in front of the supermarket on the west side of Miller Street

The projects is expected to be in place by June 2021 and operational for six months, during which user feedback will be received.

Are you a neighbouring property owners/business?

Ahead of implementation, Council is offering on-site meetings on 27 and 28 April 2021 with neighbouring property owners/businesses to discuss any impacts and associated opportunities. Click here to book a 30-minute on site meeting:

Dates and session times:

  • Tuesday 27 April - 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 28 April - 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm

For more information contact Council's Sustainable Transport Projects Coordinator, Lindsay Menday on 9936 8100.