Proposed Expansion of Marion Street Car Park, Leichhardt


Council is proposing to demolish the cottages at No.9 and No.11 Marion Street, Leichhardt, to create additional parking.

These two cottages are owned by Council and were previously used as office space, in the centre of the Marion Street car park site. They are now in disrepair with high estimated costs to maintain them. As the cottages are not fit for modern offices or other interim uses, it is recommended that Council demolish the cottages and use the space for additional parking.

This expansion is expected to create 22 new parking spaces for the community and Council staff. This will

Council is proposing to demolish the cottages at No.9 and No.11 Marion Street, Leichhardt, to create additional parking.

These two cottages are owned by Council and were previously used as office space, in the centre of the Marion Street car park site. They are now in disrepair with high estimated costs to maintain them. As the cottages are not fit for modern offices or other interim uses, it is recommended that Council demolish the cottages and use the space for additional parking.

This expansion is expected to create 22 new parking spaces for the community and Council staff. This will consist of:

  • 15 spaces “2P 8am-8pm Mon-Fri Authorised Council Vehicles Excepted”
  • Six spaces “Area Closed to Public 7:30am-5pm Mon-Fri Authorised Council Permits Only; 2P Public Car Park 5pm-8pm”
  • One space on-street in Marion Street “2P Ticket 8am-6pm Mon-Sat; 4P Ticket 6pm-10pm Mon-Sat, 8am-10pm Sun; Authorised Council Vehicles Excepted”

View the design plan for more details

Have your say

You are invited to provide feedback on this proposal by completing the form below. Feedback closes on Wednesday 17 May 2017.

What happens next?

A report, including feedback from the community, will be considered by Council’s Local Traffic Committee at a meeting on 1 June 2017. The Committee’s recommendations will then be considered by Council at a meeting on the 27 June 2017 when a final decision will be made.

More information

If you have any questions about this proposal please contact Manod Wickramasinghe, Traffic and Parking Engineer, on (02) 9367 9117 or by email.

Marion Street Car Park/ Demolition of Cottages feedback