Alfred Street in Harris Park is identified in Transport for NSW’s Principle Bicycle Network and in the endorsed City of Parramatta Bike Plan as a priority cycling route. Alfred Street is also identified as a key pedestrian route in the ParramattaWays strategy.
The upgrades along the length of Alfred Street are scheduled to be delivered in multiple stages:
- Stage 1a - between Eleanor Street and Gray Street
- Stage 1b - between Gray Street and Parramatta Road
- Stage 1c - Alfred Street Bridge over the Parramatta River
- Stage 2 (this project) - between Eleanor Street and George Street
Associated projects include a new pedestrian and cyclist crossing over Parramatta Road at Marsh Street (funded for construction in 2021/22), and the missing link on the southern foreshore of Parramatta River between Alfred Street and the Parramatta CBD through Queens Wharf Reserve (funded for revised design in 2021/22).
Check out the Draft Concept Design for Stage 2 in the resources section and then have your say using the options presented below. A full list of proposed works is also available by clicking on 'Proposed works' below.
1). A separated bike path on the eastern side of Alfred Street between Eleanor Street and George Street with short sections of shared path.
2). Pedestrian and cyclist priority crossings on:
- The southern and eastern legs of the intersections of Alfred Street and Eleanor, Virginia, Weston and Alice Streets
- The southern, northern and eastern legs of the intersection of Alfred Street and Prospect Street
- Across Alfred Street at Clay Cliff Creek, and across Oak Street at Alfred Street
- Across Gray Street at Alfred Street, Granville
3). Pedestrian priority crossings on:
- The western leg of the intersection of Alfred Street at Eleanor, Virginia, Weston and Alice Streets.
4). Shared paths from Alfred Street on the:
- Southern side of Virginia Street to Arthur Street
- Southern side of Prospect Street to James Ruse Drive
- Southern side of Alice Street to Good Street
- Northern side of Hassall Street to Purchase Street
5). Traffic signal upgrade at Hassall Street and Alfred Street (subject to TfNSW approvals):
- New shared pedestrian and cyclist lanterns on the southern, western and northern legs
- New cyclist phase on the eastern leg
6). Bus stops on Alfred Street are as close as 100m in places, therefore they are proposed to be rationalised to be approximately 400m apart, in “pairs” and near key destinations. See the diagrams of the proposed changes in the resources section.
- Transport for NSW guidelines state that bus stops are to be spaced at 200m to 400m intervals and should be kept to a practical minimum to reduce journey times and passenger delays.
Public exhibition for Stage 2 of this project concluded on 5:00pm on Tuesday 31 August 2021. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback.
A small number of changes were made in response community feedback. A number of parking spaces on the eastern side of Alfred Street north of Hassall Street were re-instated and the bus stop on the eastern side of Alfred Street south of Prospect Street that was proposed to be removed, has been retained.
Following detailed design, the project will be submitted for external funding.
Frequently asked questions
Should funding be secured, construction is planned to take place in the 2021/22 financial year.
It is planned to open mid-2022.
There are no property access or circulation changes planned as part of this project.
There will be minor impacts to on-street parking, and in most blocks, parking is retained on both sides of the street
There are currently approximately 100 spaces on Alfred Street between Eleanor Street and George Street and approximately 90 are retained.
Parking surveys indicated an occupancy of 70-80 spaces during the day, with some side streets having excess capacity.
There is a heritage listed Boundary Stone between Weston Street and Alice Street that from photographic records demonstrates was moved between 1978 and 1985.
An assessment is currently underway into whether it can be moved closer to it’s original position on Alfred Street.
The design of this project is being 100% funded by the NSW Government through the Transport for NSW Active Transport Program FY21/22.
Construction of the project will be subject of a grant application to the same program.
If you need assistance providing feedback, or you would like information supplied in another language or format, please contact Council's Community Engagement Team via 1300 617 058 or email@example.com.
If you would like to speak to someone over the phone in another language, call TIS National on 131 450 for a free interpreting service. Let them know you want to speak to City of Parramatta Council and your chosen language and they will connect you.
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