Green Square

Green Square is a fast-growing urban redevelopment area located only 4km south of Sydney's CBD.

The City of Sydney is working to ensure development and growth in the Green Square area is matched with exciting new community facilities, open space and parks, and transport connections.

We invite you to be part of our program of events and information to keep up to date with the latest news and development progress. We're also keen to hear your feedback on the new facilities and open space through this site and our face to face events.

Keep an eye out for our regular newsletters in your mailbox, or you can visit the City of Sydney's website where you can sign up to the monthly community e-newsletter.

Construction

Construction of the new Green Square Town Centre is underway, with Mirvac Green Square and Crown Group commencing work on new residential apartment buildings, and the City of Sydney building new streets and infrastructure and the new Green Square Library and Plaza. See the interactive map on the City's website for more information.

Enquiries, Complaints and Community meetings

If you would like further information about the construction activity and opportunities to attend community meetings for the Green Square Town Centre - north, phone 1800 261 610 or email greensquare@elton.com.au.

Bridgehill will soon commence construction of residential apartments in the south of the town centre. If you live on Hansard Street, Zetland or nearby streets you may like to be part of the Construction Liaison Group for this project. For further information please call Lucy Band, Senior Consultant at Urbis on 1800 244 863 or RSVP to bridgehillgreensquare@urbis.com.au.

You can also contact the City of Sydney 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on Tel: (02) 9265 9333.

Green Square is a fast-growing urban redevelopment area located only 4km south of Sydney's CBD.

The City of Sydney is working to ensure development and growth in the Green Square area is matched with exciting new community facilities, open space and parks, and transport connections.

We invite you to be part of our program of events and information to keep up to date with the latest news and development progress. We're also keen to hear your feedback on the new facilities and open space through this site and our face to face events.

Keep an eye out for our regular newsletters in your mailbox, or you can visit the City of Sydney's website where you can sign up to the monthly community e-newsletter.

Construction

Construction of the new Green Square Town Centre is underway, with Mirvac Green Square and Crown Group commencing work on new residential apartment buildings, and the City of Sydney building new streets and infrastructure and the new Green Square Library and Plaza. See the interactive map on the City's website for more information.

Enquiries, Complaints and Community meetings

If you would like further information about the construction activity and opportunities to attend community meetings for the Green Square Town Centre - north, phone 1800 261 610 or email greensquare@elton.com.au.

Bridgehill will soon commence construction of residential apartments in the south of the town centre. If you live on Hansard Street, Zetland or nearby streets you may like to be part of the Construction Liaison Group for this project. For further information please call Lucy Band, Senior Consultant at Urbis on 1800 244 863 or RSVP to bridgehillgreensquare@urbis.com.au.

You can also contact the City of Sydney 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on Tel: (02) 9265 9333.

  • Green Square is here - join us on Saturday 27 June

    almost 2 years ago

    Join us in celebrating the importance of Rosebery and Beaconsfield as part of the Green Square community. Meet your neighbours and share ideas on planned facilities for your area.

    Enjoy live music, refreshments, and activities for all ages including theatre, workshops, art, gardening and storytelling.

    10am - 2pm, Saturday 27 June 2015, Beaconsfield Park, 54 Queen Street, Beaconsfield.

    In partnership with Eastern Community Connect and City Community Tennis.

    Join us in celebrating the importance of Rosebery and Beaconsfield as part of the Green Square community. Meet your neighbours and share ideas on planned facilities for your area.

    Enjoy live music, refreshments, and activities for all ages including theatre, workshops, art, gardening and storytelling.

    10am - 2pm, Saturday 27 June 2015, Beaconsfield Park, 54 Queen Street, Beaconsfield.

    In partnership with Eastern Community Connect and City Community Tennis.

  • Construction in the Green Square Town Centre

    almost 2 years ago

    Construction is well underway in the new Green Square Town Centre, with Mirvac Green Square undertaking works for new residential apartment buildings, and the City of Sydney has been building roads and infrastructure for the new Town Centre. Early works will soon commence for the Green Square Library and Plaza.

    Mirvac and Urban Growth NSW have a community relations program established to support their construction activities, including a Construction Liaison Group with community representatives, and regular notifications.

    If you would like further information about the construction activity and community relations program for Mirvac Green Square, you can contact them on... Continue reading

    Construction is well underway in the new Green Square Town Centre, with Mirvac Green Square undertaking works for new residential apartment buildings, and the City of Sydney has been building roads and infrastructure for the new Town Centre. Early works will soon commence for the Green Square Library and Plaza.

    Mirvac and Urban Growth NSW have a community relations program established to support their construction activities, including a Construction Liaison Group with community representatives, and regular notifications.

    If you would like further information about the construction activity and community relations program for Mirvac Green Square, you can contact them on 1800 261 610 or email greensquare@elton.com.au.

    You can also contact the City of Sydney 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on Tel: (02) 9265 9333.

  • Open space in the South Sydney Hospital Site

    almost 2 years ago

    The City is now seeking your feedback on the proposed OPEN SPACE around the existing Administration Building, within the South Sydney Hospital Site. Have a look at the concept design on our open space page which includes a playground and an active play area (for ball games, ping pong, skate elements) and leave us your comments.

    The City is now seeking your feedback on the proposed OPEN SPACE around the existing Administration Building, within the South Sydney Hospital Site. Have a look at the concept design on our open space page which includes a playground and an active play area (for ball games, ping pong, skate elements) and leave us your comments.

  • A local backyard and the heart of the Lachlan precinct

    almost 2 years ago

    Check out designs for Dyuralya Square in the Lachlan Precinct, and Mulgu Park in the Epsom Precinct on our open spaces page, and have your say!

    Check out designs for Dyuralya Square in the Lachlan Precinct, and Mulgu Park in the Epsom Precinct on our open spaces page, and have your say!

  • Review of Environmental Factors for the Drying Green

    almost 2 years ago

    The City of Sydney invites your comments on the review of environmental factors for the future Drying Green park in Zetland. The planned park will be on City-owned land in Portman Street. The Drying Green will provide a central green space for residents, workers and visitors in the Green Square Town Centre.


    The City of Sydney invites your comments on the review of environmental factors for the future Drying Green park in Zetland. The planned park will be on City-owned land in Portman Street. The Drying Green will provide a central green space for residents, workers and visitors in the Green Square Town Centre.


  • Sports history at Green Square day

    almost 2 years ago

    Green Square’s history is tied up with sporting prowess. City Historian Lisa Murray will share the story of one of Sydney’s oldest sporting identities, and the trainer of Archer, the first Melbourne Cup winner, Thomas Lamond of Zetland Lodge. This short talk draws upon research from her forthcoming book R.A.W.: A History.

    This talk will happen at 11.30am on Saturday 2nd May at the Have Your Say Day.


    Green Square’s history is tied up with sporting prowess. City Historian Lisa Murray will share the story of one of Sydney’s oldest sporting identities, and the trainer of Archer, the first Melbourne Cup winner, Thomas Lamond of Zetland Lodge. This short talk draws upon research from her forthcoming book R.A.W.: A History.

    This talk will happen at 11.30am on Saturday 2nd May at the Have Your Say Day.


  • New DA for Green Square Town Centre

    about 2 years ago

    A Development Application for the Town Centre (Application Number D/2015/294, 105-115 Portman Street, Zetland) is now on public exhibition.

    Description:
    Construction of a mixed use development comprising 3 buildings of a scale of 9 storeys, 11 storeys and 15 storeys above two levels of basement car parking. The proposal incorporates 250 apartments, retail tenancies along future Geddes Avenue, 321 car parking spaces accessed from future Sonny Leonard Street, tree removal and landscaping. The site has an existing frontage to Portman Street. The application is Integrated Development as an approval is required from the NSW Office of Water for temporary dewatering... Continue reading

    A Development Application for the Town Centre (Application Number D/2015/294, 105-115 Portman Street, Zetland) is now on public exhibition.

    Description:
    Construction of a mixed use development comprising 3 buildings of a scale of 9 storeys, 11 storeys and 15 storeys above two levels of basement car parking. The proposal incorporates 250 apartments, retail tenancies along future Geddes Avenue, 321 car parking spaces accessed from future Sonny Leonard Street, tree removal and landscaping. The site has an existing frontage to Portman Street. The application is Integrated Development as an approval is required from the NSW Office of Water for temporary dewatering of the site under the Water Management Act 2000.

    View the City of Sydney's website for more information and details on how to make a submission.
  • Green Square Stormwater Drain Project gets underway

    about 2 years ago

    Sydney Water and the City of Sydney are pleased to advise that we have formed the DG Alliance to build a 2.4- kilometre underground stormwater drain from Link Road in Zetland to the existing stormwater system at Alexandra Canal in Alexandria.

    The Alliance also consists of UGL Engineering, Seymour Whyte Constructions, Parsons Brinckerhoff Australia and RPS Manidis Roberts.

    Green Square sits on a floodplain and the major drain is essential to reduce hazardous flooding in and around the town centre and enable residential and commercial development in a low-lying area.

    Construction of the drain is due to begin in mid-... Continue reading

    Sydney Water and the City of Sydney are pleased to advise that we have formed the DG Alliance to build a 2.4- kilometre underground stormwater drain from Link Road in Zetland to the existing stormwater system at Alexandra Canal in Alexandria.

    The Alliance also consists of UGL Engineering, Seymour Whyte Constructions, Parsons Brinckerhoff Australia and RPS Manidis Roberts.

    Green Square sits on a floodplain and the major drain is essential to reduce hazardous flooding in and around the town centre and enable residential and commercial development in a low-lying area.

    Construction of the drain is due to begin in mid- 2015 and be finished by the end of 2017. A Review of Environmental Factors was completed in 2014 and placed on public exhibition for community feedback.

    A community update with further details of the project will be available soon. Project information is also available at Sydney Water Talk website.


  • Green Square InfoHub is back for 2015

    about 2 years ago

    The popular Green Square InfoHub is back up and running for 2015, kicking off on Saturday 14 March at the Green Square Markets in Joynton Park. Come along between 10am to 2pm to speak to City staff about new facilities planned for Green Square, including the winning design for the Green Square Aquatic Centre & Gunyama Park. Joynton Park is located on Gadigal Avenue in Zetland.

    The popular Green Square InfoHub is back up and running for 2015, kicking off on Saturday 14 March at the Green Square Markets in Joynton Park. Come along between 10am to 2pm to speak to City staff about new facilities planned for Green Square, including the winning design for the Green Square Aquatic Centre & Gunyama Park. Joynton Park is located on Gadigal Avenue in Zetland.

  • 904 Bourke Street, Zetland - Planning proposal

    about 2 years ago

    We invite submissions on a proposal to amend the planning controls for the site at 904 Bourke Street, Zetland.

    The draft planning controls include an amended public domain layout, increased building heights and amended floor space ratio (FSR) controls.

    These will allow redevelopment of the site for:

    • residential apartments
    • a new local park
    • a new public street
    • landscaped pedestrian link.

    Check out our Consultation Page for more info and how to make a submission on this proposal.


    We invite submissions on a proposal to amend the planning controls for the site at 904 Bourke Street, Zetland.

    The draft planning controls include an amended public domain layout, increased building heights and amended floor space ratio (FSR) controls.

    These will allow redevelopment of the site for:

    • residential apartments
    • a new local park
    • a new public street
    • landscaped pedestrian link.

    Check out our Consultation Page for more info and how to make a submission on this proposal.