Holmes-Nicholson-Moreland Shopping Strip

Project overviewDraft concept design

Council is undertaking the design for streetscape improvements of the Holmes-Nicholson-Moreland Shopping Strip, as part of Council’s Shopping Strip Renewal Program.

The aim is to revitalise the area and improve the pedestrian amenity, walkability and presentation of the shopping strip.

Key improvements will include:

  • Footpath upgrade including paving, and kerb and channel
  • Landscaping, including street trees and rain gardens
  • Upgrade of street furniture as required

The design phase will occur in 2016-17 followed by construction in 2017-18.

Budget and timelines

  • Budget: $50,000 (design)
  • Design completion: July 2017

Major stages of the project


Draft Concept Design

A survey was undertaken in November 2016 to seek community feedback on the streetscape improvement.

A report and a one-page summary outlining community feedback from this survey is now available. Download the Community Consultation Report. (PDF 5Mb) Download the one-page summary of the report. (PDF 333Kb)

Feedback received has informed the development of the Draft Concept Plan, which has sought to address various issues including safety, amenity, and presentation of the streetscape. Download the Draft Concept Plan. (PDF 2Mb)

Council officers held an Information Session to discuss the community's comments and feedback on the Draft Concept Design, at the Holmes-Nicholson-Moreland Shopping Strip on 21 March 2017.

Next Steps

The Final Concept Design is being prepared based on the comments and feedback received from the community. The project is anticipated to be advertised for tender in August 2017, for construction in 2017-18.

More information 

If you have any queries regarding the project, contact Council’s Senior Urban Designer, Hiren Bhatt on 9240 1234 or email Hiren Bhatt.

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