July 27, 2020. Recent rain and high use by the community has highlighted several areas where water is ponding. Additional drainage work in these areas will be undertaken over the next 6 weeks with an anticipated completion date of 14 August, weather permitting.
Update April 24, 2021.– See the Sydney Morning Herald article by Megan Gorrey HERE for more information. It contains an interesting video of how the TV tower will be removed.
January 23, 2021 – Work has commenced on this site with current land clearing and demolition taking place
The Artarmon Progress Association (APA) is concerned over traffic management and congestion during the construction phase and implications for traffic flow on Artarmon Road once the project is complete.
Update April 24,2021. Elizabeth Street work at Wilkes Plaza – Construction of one side of the raised wombat crossing has been delayed due to unexpected sewerage & telecommunication services located underground and weather. Once complete, hopefully in the next 1-2 weeks, work will commence on the other half of the road (to complete the wombat crossing).
January 23rd, 2021. Wilkes Ave upgrade is underway – starting with the construction of a raised pedestrian crossing on Elizabeth Street (approx. 3 months of work) followed by streetscape improvements to Wilkes Avenue plaza including installation of new street furniture and decorative lighting (approx. 2 months of work). The Artarmon Progress Association (APA) submission can be found HERE
The Artarmon Progress Association has provided comments on the Willoughby City Council Chatswood to St Leonards Bicycle Route Improvement Plan. The APA has sought and incorporated input in this submission from its members and also encouraged members to make their own submissions.
Update July 25, 2020 – Community consultation on the bicycle route from Chatswood to St Leonards via the Artarmon Local Centre recently closed. The concept design for bike facilities through the Artarmon Local Centre on Hampden Road between Brand Street and Jersey Road was excised from the Plan and will be consulted on separately as part of the public domain improvements in the Artarmon Local Centre. (see post dated 9 August 2020) Other bike routes via the rail corridor and adjoining the Pacific Highway will be consulted on separately. More information can be found HERE. The Artarmon Progress Association (APA) submission is HERE
May 26, 2020 – The APA submission regarding the design and location of the electrical power substation for the Sydney Metro can be found HERE. The Artarmon Progress Association submission can be found HERE. The submission regarding the location of underground cabling for this project can be found HERE.
March 21,2020. The Artarmon Progress Association has expressed its strong objection to the Willoughby City Council on the Development Application proposed for 84 Hampton Road Artarmon. In the submission the APA expresses it strong objection to further saturation of Artarmon with such facilities and requests that this application be refused. The full submission can be seen HERE.
April 13, 2020. The Artarmon Progress Association (APA) has provided comments on the Willoughby City Council Draft Integrated Transport Strategy 2036. The APA has sought and incorporated input in this submission from its members and also encouraged members to make their own submissions. The APA agrees with the strategies that have been identified and this submission focuses on the measures and initiatives associated with each Strategic Direction. More information can be found HERE The full submission is HERE