Projects & Works

Allowah Street, Waratah West - Footpath upgrade

Council is undertaking construction work in Allowah Street and Acacia Avenue in September 2017, which is expected to take up to five weeks.

Anderson Drive, Tarro - Renewal project

Council is undertaking watermain replacement and relocation, footpath construction and road rehabilitation on Anderson Drive, Tarro.

Bathers Way - Shortland Esplanade South

Council is upgrading the southern section of Shortland Esplanade and Church Street, extending from Zaara Street to Watt Street in Newcastle.

Bathers Way - The Hill

The next stage of Bathers Way will provide an upgraded shared pathway linking King Edward Park through to Memorial Drive.

Brown Street, The Hill, Retaining Wall Remediation

We're remediating the sandstone retaining wall on the eastern side of Brown Street, The Hill, between Tyrrell and Church streets.

Carrington Stormwater Cleaning

Council is currently undertaking work to remove debris from pipelines which will ensure maximum pipe flow capacity.

City Hall Conservation - Southern facade and entry

Council is restoring the southern and part of the eastern sandstone façade of City Hall.

City Library Refurbishment

We're refurbishing Newcastle's City Library to transform its main collection space and carry the venue into the future.

Citywide Retaining Wall Renewal

We're undertaking retaining wall renewal projects across three sites in Newcastle.

Community Information

Looking for information about a project that may be being undertaken by another government agency? Visit our Community Information page for information from Hunter Water, Roads and Maritime Services and the nbn rollout.

Cowper Street Bridge Lighting Upgrade

Council has replaced the pedestrian lights on Cowper Street bridge to improve both safety and usability.

Glebe Road, The Junction. Road reconstruction

Council is undertaking roadworks in Glebe Road, The Junction from Smith Street to Farquhar Street.

Donald Street Shared Pathway

Council is constructing a shared pathway from the existing path at Beaumont Street to the intersection at Selma and Donald streets in Hamilton.

John T Bell Drive, Maryland Pavement Rehabilitation

Council is undertaking road reconstruction in John T Bell Drive from Boundary Road to McNaughton Avenue, Maryland in two stages.

Kotara Park and Park Avenue works

Council is undertaking work at Kotara Park to address current stormwater issues.

McCaffrey Drive, Elermore Vale - Traffic upgrades

Council are progressing with safety upgrades to the intersection of McCaffrey Drive and Elbrook Drive, Elermore Vale, following a series of accidents and concerns raised by the community.

Minmi Road, Wallsend - Road Improvements

We're undertaking road improvements on Minmi Road in Wallsend, including new street lighting, road widening and road resurfacing.

Newcastle Interchange road work

Council is undertaking road work to improve pedestrian and traffic flow in the area surrounding the new Newcastle Interchange in Wickham.

Newcastle Ocean Baths Northern Pavilion Stabilisation

Council is carrying out minor demolition and temporary stabilisation work on the Newcastle Ocean Baths northern pavilion, commencing September 2017.

Nobbys Surf Club Pavilion Refurbishment

We are refurbishing Nobbys Surf Pavilion in partnership with Nobbys Surf Life Saving Club.

Patrick Street Intersection Improvements

We're carrying out intersection improvement works on Patrick Street at Watkins Street and Frederick Street in Merewether.

Pedestrian safety upgrades

Council, in partnership with Roads and Maritime Services, is aiming to improve pedestrian safety and help keep students and their families safe around schools, as they travel to school and home again.

Richmond Vale Rail Trail

The Richmond Vale Rail Trail is proposed to run along the former Richmond Vale rail line between Kurri Kurri and Hexham, along the former Chichester to Newcastle water pipeline between Shortland and Tarro, and through the Hunter Wetlands National...

Road Rehabilitation and Resurfacing

Road rehabilitation and resurfacing works scheduled for 2016/2017

Shepherds Hill Cottage

Council is undertaking restoration and reconstruction works to the cottage with crews commencing onsite in July 2017. Work is expected to take up to eight months and will be completed in late February 2018.

South Newcastle Seawall Remediation

We're carrying out remediation works on the Newcastle South seawall between Newcastle Skate Park and King Edward Park.

Stockton Beach Seawall Rehabilitation

Construction of the seawall from Stockton Surf Club to Lexie’s on the Beach is complete. The completion of the southern beach access will be done concurrently with the car park upgrade.

Streeton Place and Pride Avenue Reserves

Council is upgrading the pathways in Streeton Place and Pride Avenue Reserve in Lambton.

Swan Street Cooks Hill - Drainage rehabilitation

Council is progressing with plans to rehabilitate Swan Street, Cooks Hill, between Darby Street and Mosbri Crescent, with Stage 1 commencing August 2017.

Victory Parade Pedestrian and Cyclist Crossing

Council is trialling a combined pedestrian-cycle crossing on Victory Parade in Wallsend.

Young Street Carrington - Reconstruction Project

Young Street, Carrington is one of the first main streets to be renewed as part of our local and neighbourhood centres program.