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Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation Program

The Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation Program comprises a number of sub-projects which will deliver staged implementation of Cessnock CBD Master Plan and subsequent Cessnock Commercial Precinct Project.

The Program aims to deliver improved wayfinding, pedestrian connectivity and traffic management.

The Program is funded by grants from:

  • The Australian Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund
  • NSW Governments Restart NSW – Resources for Regions program.

The Grants are matched by funds from Council’s Capital Works Program.

The sub-projects that comprise the revitalisation program include:

Sub-Project Location Status Traffic Management/ Community Update
1. CBD Wayfinding   Constructed  
2. Improve walking path access from CBD to Bridges Hill Park Cumberland Street Under Construction  Community Newsletter
3. Upgrade Bridges Hill Park Playground
Under Construction Bridges Hill Community Updates
4. Install Bike Park Vincent Street  Constructed   
5. Cooper and Charlton Street Shared Zone  Cooper and Charlton Streets  Design Complete   
6. Connection of Charlton Street South between Hall and Aberdare Road Vincent Street  Design Complete   
7. Pedestrian link from CBD to Wollombi Road Charlton Street Design in Progress   
8. Upgrade Vincent Street laneways Vincent Street Design in Progress   
9. Create Link over Drainage Channel (to Cessnock Marketplace) Charlton Street Design in Progress Community Newsletter