Changing urban precincts

Changing urban precincts

Major urban renewal projects

These are the current major redevelopment sites across our local area, including major City projects.

Star Casino redevelopment

The City supports the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment's recommendation that the proposed redevelopment be rejected.   

City transformation

Light rail from Circular Quay to Kingsford and Randwick, upgrades to major train stations and a new bus network, among other major infrastructure projects is seeing the transformation of the city centre.


The City has called on the NSW Government to provide a complete new business case and design review of the proposed M4–M5 link.

Waterloo precinct

The City has been invited to help assess the master plan for the redevelopment of Waterloo precinct. We've put forward an alternative approach to the redevelopment of the Waterloo housing estate

Elizabeth Street Redfern precinct

The City has been invited to help assess the new planning framework for the Elizabeth Street Redfern precinct.

Bays precinct

The City has been invited to help assess the master planning process for the Bays market district

Oxford Street, Darlinghurst

We are seeking expressions of interest from the private sector to transform our properties at 56–76, 82–106 and 110–122 Oxford Street

Ashmore precinct

Between Alexandria and Erskineville, the industrial lands of the Ashmore precinct is becoming a mainly residential area, featuring terrace houses and apartments. 


A former port facility, Barangaroo is a section of prime land on the edge of town undergoing major redevelopment.

Central Park

The old Carlton and United Brewery site, Central Park is a new an inner-city neighbourhood close to public transport facilities and built around a large park. 

Harold Park

The horses and traps are gone and the former Harold Park paceway has been transformed into a residential neighbourhood.

Southern employment lands

The city’s southern employment lands are some of the most strategically important in NSW. 

Last updated: Wednesday, 4 September 2019