Camdenville Park / May Lane precinct proposals

 

Project status

  • The Local Area Traffic Management Plan for the Camdenville Park/May Lane Precinct will be considered at a Council committee meeting on 5 August 2014. Click here for more information.

  • Submissions closed on Wednesday 4 June 2014. All the submissions received will be collated into a report to the elected Council, which will be posted on this site. The members will consider the report at a Council meeting and decide whether to adopt the draft plans and proposals without changes, with changes or not to adopt them. Everyone who provided their email address as part of the submission process will be contacted with the date of that Council meeting. Information on how to apply to speak at a Council meeting can be found here.


Council invites feedback on

1. a draft 10-year plan to manage Camdenville Park, including building a junior BMX track.

2. a new way to manage street art and graffiti in May Lane.

3. options for vehicle and pedestrian safety in May Lane and surrounding streets.

 

Public Exhibition

The public exhibition is an opportunity to receive more information and provide feedback
on the proposals. After the public exhibition period closes, on Wednesday 4 June 2014, the elected Council will receive a feedback report and make a decision on each of the proposals.

 

View the full reports here

Camdenville Park draft Plan of Management

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan Report

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan Appendices 2

Camdenville Park - Final Remediation, Construction Management and Action Plan

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan and Plan of Management Revised Community Engagagement Summary 

Local Area Traffic Management Study - May Lane Precinct, St Peters

Option Summary  - Local Area Traffic Management

 

You can also read hard copies of these documents here

  • Council’s Administration Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street,  Petersham, Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm
  • Marrickville, Stanmore, Dulwich Hill and St Peters Libraries

 

 Click here to provide feedback in a survey on:

* Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan
* Proposed BMX bike track
* May Lane Street Art and the Local Area Traffic Management

You can provide feedback on all proposals or skip to the project that interests you.



Community Information Sessions

Talk to staff about the proposals and complete a submission at community information sessions at Tom Foster Community Centre, 11-13 Darley Street, Newtown. 

  • Wednesday 14 May 5.00pm-7.00pm
  • Sunday 25 May 3.00pm-5.00pm

 

Help to design the BMX track

Help design a new BMX track for Camdenville Park in a free hands-on workshop for adults and children 10 years and older on Sunday 25 May at the Tom Foster Centre, 11–13 Darley Street, from 3pm–5pm.

Registration is essential. Register your interest by email to sarah.christie@marrickville.nsw.gov.au or phone 9335 2227. Please include your name, age and address.

 

More information about Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan

Community input was collated from an online survey, interactive community engagement sessions, and direct contact with sporting groups. The community feedback, and information about access, heritage, legislative requirements, history, context, character, drainage and existing trees were used to develop the draft plans. Feedback is invited on the draft plans, and the staging of the junior BMX track construction.


What are the main recommendations?

  • Provision of a junior BMX bike track catering for primary age and up ( which has already been endorsed by Council) allowing for the potential addition of a senior BMX track in the longer-term
  • Realignment of the playing field for a circular pathway around the park that provides east-west connections and access to Bedwin Road
  • Upgrade of the detention basin and installation of a planted wetland to improve habitat value, pedestrian amenity (including pathways, seating and shade), stormwater quality and site flooding issues
  • Removal of the fence around the detention basin and Bedwin  Road to increase physical and visual access into the park
  • Public art walls
  • Upgrade of the existing playground, including new play equipment,  soft fall, seating, and picnic and BBQ facilities
  • More trees and increased shade
  • Upgrade of the amenities building.

 

Council will take community feedback into account when deciding 

- whether to adopt the draft plans, or whether to amend aspects of these plans

- the staging of construction. This includes :

Option A : whether to construct the junior track in the short term (1 year) which would include    removal of the fencing on Bedwin Road and access via the exiting gravel road from May Street, or

Option B : to construct the junior track in the medium term (3 years). Medium term construction would take place along with proposed park works including path linkages, improved sight lines and facilities such as water, shelter and seating.


Click here to provide feedback in a survey on:

* Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan
* Proposed BMX bike track
* May Lane Street Art and the Local Area Traffic Management

You can provide feedback on all proposals or skip to the project that interests you.


 

Proposed Changes to the Categorisation of the Land

The draft Plan of Management proposes changes to the categorisation to “General Community Use” and “Sportsground”, and as required under the Local Government Act, a Public Hearing will be held at 6pm on Wednesday 7 May 2014 at Council’s Administration Centre, 2-14 Fisher St,
Petersham.


 

More information about May Lane Street Art

Feedback is invited on two proposals that address street art management and local area
traffic management. May Lane is renowned for street art and graffiti.  From 2005 to 2012, a local May Lane business owner curated art on removable panels, creating an outdoor gallery which featured works by Australian and international street artists. Over time, the rest of May Lane and Caroline Lane attracted mural artists and taggers. Some murals were done with the approval of
property owners backing onto the lanes, others were illegal.

In response to community concerns, Council consulted experts in graffiti management and worked
with the community to resolve problems including pedestrian and artist safety, resident access to properties, rubbish, tagging, damage to property, health risks of aerosol paint and a perception that recent work is of poor quality. 


Street Art Management

The report recommends:

  • decrease the focus on the May Lane area by graffiti artists and taggers through creating alternative sites for practice of aerosol art across the local government area
  • develop a curated biannual program in the lane showcasing established artists.

Under the proposal, May Lane would be transformed into a curated outdoor gallery space where
identified sites (as nominated by property owners) are re-painted twice per year, by artists selected by a panel.  Benefits include advance notification of the painting schedules, allowance for residents’ choice about participation and appropriate safety measures during painting, and clear separation of authorised art and illegal activity at other times of the year.



 

Information about the Local Area Traffic Management Study - May Lane Precinct, St Peters.

A shared zone in May Lane was proposed in 2013 to improve safety of pedestrians and
artists. Independent traffic consultants assessed the proposal and investigated alternatives for May Lane and surrounding streets.

Transport and Urban Planning (TUP) were commissioned by Marrickville Council to undertake a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) study of May Lane and the surrounding area. The Draft Report has 19 recommendations. Download the LATM report here.

The report confirms that May Lane is ideal for a shared zone because it is a high pedestrian area (almost 10 pedestrians to every car in the morning peak). In a shared zone, pedestrians have priority.

The alternative is a separated pedestrian/vehicle zone for which there are four options (options B, C, D and E), however there are disadvantages to each of these. The traffic management options should be considered with the new approach to street art management which aims to reduce artist activity in the area outside the designated painting days. Download the option summary here.

 

Other recommendations in the LATM Study include:

  • Install a traffic device at Goodsell Street to prevent cars turning right from May Lane

  • Regulate lane photo shoots to improve safety

  • Investigate upgrades to signage,  pedestrian ramps,  pedestrian warning signs, footway improvements and street lighting

  • Minor parking restriction changes to improve sight lines and additional parking patrols


Council would like to receive comments from residents on the reports recommendations, particularly on the issue of a preferred treatment for May Lane.

Click here to provide feedback in a survey on:

* Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan
* Proposed BMX bike track
* May Lane Street Art and the Local Area Traffic Management

You can provide feedback on all proposals or skip to the project that interests you.

 

Your feedback will help Council decide on a shared zone or a separated zone in May Lane, as well as additional traffic management measures. Once a decision is made, staff will develop detailed designs and work with authorities including the RMS to obtain approval. The final designs may
vary from the proposals, but local residents will be notified.


Next Steps for the LATM

After the public exhibition closes on 4 June 2014, the report will go to a Council meeting. The report will be uploaded on this site, and everyone who provides feedback will be notified of the meeting date.  Community members are welcome to attend and register to speak.  



Project status

  • The Local Area Traffic Management Plan for the Camdenville Park/May Lane Precinct will be considered at a Council committee meeting on 5 August 2014. Click here for more information.

  • Submissions closed on Wednesday 4 June 2014. All the submissions received will be collated into a report to the elected Council, which will be posted on this site. The members will consider the report at a Council meeting and decide whether to adopt the draft plans and proposals without changes, with changes or not to adopt them. Everyone who provided their email address as part of the submission process will be contacted with the date of that Council meeting. Information on how to apply to speak at a Council meeting can be found here.


Council invites feedback on

1. a draft 10-year plan to manage Camdenville Park, including building a junior BMX track.

2. a new way to manage street art and graffiti in May Lane.

3. options for vehicle and pedestrian safety in May Lane and surrounding streets.

 

Public Exhibition

The public exhibition is an opportunity to receive more information and provide feedback
on the proposals. After the public exhibition period closes, on Wednesday 4 June 2014, the elected Council will receive a feedback report and make a decision on each of the proposals.

 

View the full reports here

Camdenville Park draft Plan of Management

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan Report

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan Appendices 2

Camdenville Park - Final Remediation, Construction Management and Action Plan

Camdenville Park draft Master Plan and Plan of Management Revised Community Engagagement Summary 

Local Area Traffic Management Study - May Lane Precinct, St Peters

Option Summary  - Local Area Traffic Management

 

You can also read hard copies of these documents here

  • Council’s Administration Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street,  Petersham, Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm
  • Marrickville, Stanmore, Dulwich Hill and St Peters Libraries

 

 Click here to provide feedback in a survey on:

* Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan
* Proposed BMX bike track
* May Lane Street Art and the Local Area Traffic Management

You can provide feedback on all proposals or skip to the project that interests you.



Community Information Sessions

Talk to staff about the proposals and complete a submission at community information sessions at Tom Foster Community Centre, 11-13 Darley Street, Newtown. 

  • Wednesday 14 May 5.00pm-7.00pm
  • Sunday 25 May 3.00pm-5.00pm

 

Help to design the BMX track

Help design a new BMX track for Camdenville Park in a free hands-on workshop for adults and children 10 years and older on Sunday 25 May at the Tom Foster Centre, 11–13 Darley Street, from 3pm–5pm.

Registration is essential. Register your interest by email to sarah.christie@marrickville.nsw.gov.au or phone 9335 2227. Please include your name, age and address.

 

More information about Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan

Community input was collated from an online survey, interactive community engagement sessions, and direct contact with sporting groups. The community feedback, and information about access, heritage, legislative requirements, history, context, character, drainage and existing trees were used to develop the draft plans. Feedback is invited on the draft plans, and the staging of the junior BMX track construction.


What are the main recommendations?

  • Provision of a junior BMX bike track catering for primary age and up ( which has already been endorsed by Council) allowing for the potential addition of a senior BMX track in the longer-term
  • Realignment of the playing field for a circular pathway around the park that provides east-west connections and access to Bedwin Road
  • Upgrade of the detention basin and installation of a planted wetland to improve habitat value, pedestrian amenity (including pathways, seating and shade), stormwater quality and site flooding issues
  • Removal of the fence around the detention basin and Bedwin  Road to increase physical and visual access into the park
  • Public art walls
  • Upgrade of the existing playground, including new play equipment,  soft fall, seating, and picnic and BBQ facilities
  • More trees and increased shade
  • Upgrade of the amenities building.

 

Council will take community feedback into account when deciding 

- whether to adopt the draft plans, or whether to amend aspects of these plans

- the staging of construction. This includes :

Option A : whether to construct the junior track in the short term (1 year) which would include    removal of the fencing on Bedwin Road and access via the exiting gravel road from May Street, or

Option B : to construct the junior track in the medium term (3 years). Medium term construction would take place along with proposed park works including path linkages, improved sight lines and facilities such as water, shelter and seating.


Click here to provide feedback in a survey on:

* Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan
* Proposed BMX bike track
* May Lane Street Art and the Local Area Traffic Management

You can provide feedback on all proposals or skip to the project that interests you.


 

Proposed Changes to the Categorisation of the Land

The draft Plan of Management proposes changes to the categorisation to “General Community Use” and “Sportsground”, and as required under the Local Government Act, a Public Hearing will be held at 6pm on Wednesday 7 May 2014 at Council’s Administration Centre, 2-14 Fisher St,
Petersham.


 

More information about May Lane Street Art

Feedback is invited on two proposals that address street art management and local area
traffic management. May Lane is renowned for street art and graffiti.  From 2005 to 2012, a local May Lane business owner curated art on removable panels, creating an outdoor gallery which featured works by Australian and international street artists. Over time, the rest of May Lane and Caroline Lane attracted mural artists and taggers. Some murals were done with the approval of
property owners backing onto the lanes, others were illegal.

In response to community concerns, Council consulted experts in graffiti management and worked
with the community to resolve problems including pedestrian and artist safety, resident access to properties, rubbish, tagging, damage to property, health risks of aerosol paint and a perception that recent work is of poor quality. 


Street Art Management

The report recommends:

  • decrease the focus on the May Lane area by graffiti artists and taggers through creating alternative sites for practice of aerosol art across the local government area
  • develop a curated biannual program in the lane showcasing established artists.

Under the proposal, May Lane would be transformed into a curated outdoor gallery space where
identified sites (as nominated by property owners) are re-painted twice per year, by artists selected by a panel.  Benefits include advance notification of the painting schedules, allowance for residents’ choice about participation and appropriate safety measures during painting, and clear separation of authorised art and illegal activity at other times of the year.



 

Information about the Local Area Traffic Management Study - May Lane Precinct, St Peters.

A shared zone in May Lane was proposed in 2013 to improve safety of pedestrians and
artists. Independent traffic consultants assessed the proposal and investigated alternatives for May Lane and surrounding streets.

Transport and Urban Planning (TUP) were commissioned by Marrickville Council to undertake a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) study of May Lane and the surrounding area. The Draft Report has 19 recommendations. Download the LATM report here.

The report confirms that May Lane is ideal for a shared zone because it is a high pedestrian area (almost 10 pedestrians to every car in the morning peak). In a shared zone, pedestrians have priority.

The alternative is a separated pedestrian/vehicle zone for which there are four options (options B, C, D and E), however there are disadvantages to each of these. The traffic management options should be considered with the new approach to street art management which aims to reduce artist activity in the area outside the designated painting days. Download the option summary here.

 

Other recommendations in the LATM Study include:

  • Install a traffic device at Goodsell Street to prevent cars turning right from May Lane

  • Regulate lane photo shoots to improve safety

  • Investigate upgrades to signage,  pedestrian ramps,  pedestrian warning signs, footway improvements and street lighting

  • Minor parking restriction changes to improve sight lines and additional parking patrols


Council would like to receive comments from residents on the reports recommendations, particularly on the issue of a preferred treatment for May Lane.

Click here to provide feedback in a survey on:

* Camdenville Park Plan of Management and Master Plan
* Proposed BMX bike track
* May Lane Street Art and the Local Area Traffic Management

You can provide feedback on all proposals or skip to the project that interests you.

 

Your feedback will help Council decide on a shared zone or a separated zone in May Lane, as well as additional traffic management measures. Once a decision is made, staff will develop detailed designs and work with authorities including the RMS to obtain approval. The final designs may
vary from the proposals, but local residents will be notified.


Next Steps for the LATM

After the public exhibition closes on 4 June 2014, the report will go to a Council meeting. The report will be uploaded on this site, and everyone who provides feedback will be notified of the meeting date.  Community members are welcome to attend and register to speak.  



 

  • News about the Council Committee Meeting to consider Local Area Traffic Management for the Camdenville Park/May Lane precinct

    over 4 years ago

    Following consideration of the comments received at the Public Exhibition stage, the final May Lane Precinct Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) report was prepared with recommendations for  vehicle and pedestrian safety in May Lane and surrounding streets .

    The final reports recommendations will be considered at the next Infrastructure, Planning and Environmental Services Committee meeting to be held on 5 August 2014.  Everyone is  welcome to attend this meeting and address the Committee if they wish. The meeting will be held at 6pm at Council's Administrative Centre located at 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham.  Members of the public may register to speak at this meeting here.

    For details of the final report, go here

    For information on how to apply to speak at a Council meeting, go to here

    You can view the Business Paper for the upcoming Infrastructure, Planning and Environmental Services Committee meeting on Council's website, in the week prior to the meeting, here


    Following consideration of the comments received at the Public Exhibition stage, the final May Lane Precinct Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) report was prepared with recommendations for  vehicle and pedestrian safety in May Lane and surrounding streets .

    The final reports recommendations will be considered at the next Infrastructure, Planning and Environmental Services Committee meeting to be held on 5 August 2014.  Everyone is  welcome to attend this meeting and address the Committee if they wish. The meeting will be held at 6pm at Council's Administrative Centre located at 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham.  Members of the public may register to speak at this meeting here.

    For details of the final report, go here

    For information on how to apply to speak at a Council meeting, go to here

    You can view the Business Paper for the upcoming Infrastructure, Planning and Environmental Services Committee meeting on Council's website, in the week prior to the meeting, here