The streets of Dee Why are getting a makeover, with new pavements, plants, furniture and lighting. Public art will highlight the area’s diverse community and celebrate the spirit of Dee Why.
The preparation of preliminary design plans for the Phase 1 streetscape upgrades are in progress. These plans will incorporate the proposed two-way traffic scheme adopted by Council on 2 June 2016. Get the latest here.
The streetscape upgrades will see new wider pavements, bike paths, plants, furniture and lighting. The improvements will be delivered in three Phases. Phase 1 will be delivered from 2016-2019, while Phase 2 (2020-2025) and Phase 3 (2026-2036) are subject to developer contributions.
Walter Gors Park
Work has begun on the new expanded Walter Gors Park. The new and improved park will include a playground, water features, cooking facilities and plenty of open space for the community, allowing for a diversity of activities including public entertainment, passive and active recreation, markets and play. A total of 321 trees will be planted, including 60 mature species, and 6946 other plants. Water recycling is also proposed for the site, re-using water drained from the lawn and paved areas for irrigation and the park’s water features.
Redman Road Plaza
Works on Stage 1 (the eastern half) are scheduled to commence March 2017. The works will create a new, greener community space to activate the western side of Pittwater Road. See the Redman Road Plaza designs or get the latest update here.
St David Pocket Park
An improved park, designed to integrate with the bus stop, with improved amenities. To be delivered as part of Phase 1 (2016-2019).
The two triangle-shaped parks will be joined together to form an attractive green corridor between Oaks and Howard Avenues. Landscape improvements will be made to Triangle Park North and Triangle Park South will be a new public open space created after its use as a construction site compound. To be delivered as part of Phase 2 (2020-2025).