Waratah Avenue Plaza upgrade

Waratah Ave plaza upgrade

Project snapshot

  • Project summary: Waratah Avenue is set to become a new urban plaza in the heart of Randwick Junction. The plaza will become a civic space with the closure of Waratah Avenue to vehicles between Belmore Road and Arthur Lane
  • Dates: Commencing May 2023, weather permitting
  • Location: Waratah Avenue between Belmore Road and Arthur Lane
  • Contact officer: Evan Buntoro, Project Manager evan.buntoro@randwick.nsw.gov.au or Phone (02) 9093 6000

Key Features

Following consultation with the local users of the area, we have designed a plaza with:

  • closure to Waratah Avenue between Belmore Road and Arthur Lane
  • high quality landscaped space for community use
  • improved access for people to walk and cycle to Belmore Road, including an accessible walkway through the heart of the plaza
  • opportunity for permanent public art and temporary art exhibitions. Art design strategy to be developed
  • new car parking spaces along Belmore Road to offset lost car spaces in Waratah Avenue
  • high quality paving and materials
  • retention of the existing mature fig trees, complemented with new street trees and new garden beds
  • terraces for outdoor casual dining, as well markets, exhibitions and street performances
  • under grounding of the existing powerline


The construction will commence 15 May 2023.  Construction is expected to be complete by early 2024, weather and COVID-19 restrictions permitting.

Vibration Monitoring Report

For any further information, please contact:

Evan Buntoro, Project Manager
Email:  evan.buntoro@randwick.nsw.gov.au
Phone: (02) 9093 6000

Last Updated: 25 May 2023
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