Projects and Works

Capital Works Program Map

A monthly update on our civil works program.

Adamstown - Kinross Avenue stormwater rehabilitation

We're undertaking stormwater rehabilitation work in Kinross Avenue, Adamstown to improve drainage in the area.

Adamstown - Glebe Road local centre and traffic improvements

We're undertaking civil works on Glebe Road in preparation for future installation of traffic control signals at Glebe Road and Park Avenue.

Adamstown- Mandalong Road

City of Newcastle will be undertaking footway improvements along Mandalong Road Adamstown

Beresfield - Local centre

The local centre at Beresfield is one of the first centres to be renewed as part of the local centres program.

Carrington - Local centre

We're nearing completion of the renewal of the local centre at Carrington.

Cooks Hill - Council Street renewal

We are upgrading the drainage in Council Street, Cooks Hill, between Dawson and Darby streets to reduce flood risk to residents, address road safety issues and tree management to reduce interactions with drainage infrastructure.

Cooks Hill - Swan Street renewal

Work is underway to rehabilitate Swan Street, Cooks Hill, between Darby Street and Mosbri Crescent.

Elermore Vale - Stewart Park stormwater improvements

Council is undertaking work to improve stormwater surface flows in the Stewart Park (Croudace Road), Elermore Vale area.

Fletcher - Sanctuary Estate Stormwater Rehabilitation

City of Newcastle is progressing with rehabilitation of existing stormwater conveyance swales in Sanctuary Estate.

Islington - Chinchen and Clyde Street intersection

We are installing traffic lights at the intersection of Chinchen and Clyde streets Islington to improve traffic, pedestrian and cyclist movements in the area.

Islington - Clyde Street level crossing

We're working with the Australian Rail Track Corporation to implement cycle safety improvements at the Clyde Street railway level crossing.

Islington - Islington Park

We are building a pathway, connecting the playground to the toilets.

Kotara - Kotara Park and Park Avenue works

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

Lambton - New amenities for Lambton Park

We're replacing the existing toilet block at Lambton Park with a new facility that complies with modern design standards.

Mayfield - Maitland Road pedestrian improvements

We are upgrading the pedestrian facilities on Maitland Road in Mayfield, at the intersection with Silsoe and Carrington streets.

Mayfield- Victoria Street

City of Newcastle (CN) is undertaking road and footpath construction work on Victoria Street Mayfield.  

Merewether - Frederick Street road and drainage renewal

We are renewing road and drainage infrastructure in Frederick Street, Merewether, between Berner Street and Patrick Street.

Merewether - Mitchell Park Clarke Stand upgrade

The Clarke Stand at Mitchell Park Merewether will receive a much needed face-lift in the next 12 months with work starting in October 2018.

Merewether - Patrick Street road and drainage renewal

We are renewing the road and drainage infrastructure in Patrick Street, Merewether, between Burwood Street and Kilgour Avenue.

Newcastle - Hunter Street (West) - building demolition

City of Newcastle is demolishing a building at 681 Hunter Street for a shared pathway and green space to be established.

Newcastle - Auckland Street stormwater works

We're undertaking stormwater rehabilitation work on Auckland Street Newcastle, between Hunter Street and King Street.

Newcastle - City Change: administration office move

Information about City of Newcastle's office move to 12 Stewart Avenue in 2019.

Newcastle - City Hall restoration

Work to refurbish the western and northern façades of Newcastle City Hall is underway.

Newcastle - Civic substation upgrade

The electrical substation in Christie Place, Newcastle, is being upgraded.

Newcastle - Merewether Street road works

We're undertaking road construction work on Merewether Street Newcastle on behalf of Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation.

Newcastle- Perkins Street Stairs

Perkins Street stairs are closed until further notice, please consider using Wolfe Street as a safer route for access between Church and Perkins Street.

Newcastle Beach - Bathers Way

The Bathers Ways Newcastle Beach project will transform the public domain between Newcastle Surf Life Saving Club and King Edward Park, by improving community facilities and renewing severely deteriorated coastal infrastructure.

North Lambton- Acacia Avenue Dog Park

City of Newcastle has commenced Stage One of the development of the 8760 square metre Acacia Ave Dog Park in Lambton.

Nobbys Beach - amenities block

We are building a new accessible amenities block at Nobbys Beach.

Rankin Park - Murabarnbah Park

Subsidence Advisory NSW has advised a mine subsidence hole, caused by an old mine entry beneath Murabarnbah Park, has been identified in the playground area. The mine entry does not extend beneath any private properties.

Shepherds Hill - Cottage Restoration

Restoration work in underway on Shepherds Hill cottage, that has stood watch over the city from atop King Edward Park since the 1890s.

Shortland - 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 and along the former Chichester to Newcastle water pipeline between Shortland and Tarro.

Stockton - Barrie Crescent

City of Newcastle will complete a range of repairs in Barrie Crescent to improve drainage and reduce beach erosion .

Stockton - local projects and works

Find out what's happening in Stockton.

Summer Hill Waste Management Centre - Resource Recovery Centre

A new Resource Recovery Centre is being constructed at Summerhill Waste Management Centre, replacing the existing Small Vehicle Transfer Station.

Summerhill Waste Management Centre - solar farm

Construction on the region's biggest solar farm has begun on an eight hectare closed waste cell at Summerhill Waste Management Centre.

Tighes Hill - Gross Street Reserve stormwater work

We are working to improve the quality of the stormwater runoff that drains into Throsby Creek and the lower Hunter Estuary.

Waratah - Maud Street road safety improvements

We're implementing traffic changes in Maud Street Waratah to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists using the University to Newcastle City cycling route.

Wickham - Albert Street Roadworks

Stage One of the Wickham Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) plan is commencing in Albert Street as part of the Wickham Master Plan.

Outdoor Exercise Facilities

Council is constantly working to improve our city. Take a look at some of the key projects and works currently in progress or recently completed.

Playground replacement program

Each year up to five playgrounds are included in annual asset renewal works program.

Pedestrian and traffic improvement projects

We're working on a number of local area traffic management and pedestrian improvement projects.

Road Rehabilitation and Resurfacing

Road rehabilitation and resurfacing works scheduled for 2018/19.

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.