Buninyong Streetscape Concept Plans

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Concept plans have been prepared for upgrades to the Buninyong Streetscape Project. Council is seeking your thoughts and encourages your feedback.

This project is aimed at creating transport and pedestrian improvements in Buninyong and rejuvenating the town centre through additional community areas, greenery, artwork and outdoor dining environments.

Funding

The project is funded through a generous contribution from Bendigo Community Bank, a grant from Regional Development Victoria and the City of Ballarat.

Project

Stage 1 - Warrenheip Street (between Eyre and Forest Streets)

Stage 2 - The north west corner of Learmonth St and Warrenheip Street.

Both stages of works are scheduled to begin in early 2021.

Engagement

The plans have been developed in consultation with the Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) made up of representatives from local business, Bendigo Community Bank and The Buninyong District & Community Association.

Streetscape Works

The proposed works subject to final design and cost management include:

Stage 1

  • Improved accessibility and pedestrian safety
  • Bundling of the overhead power lines
  • New paving and activity areas for outdoor dining and community events
  • Increased parking from 8 spaces to 13 inclusive of 1 x disabled persons car space
  • Mid-point connection across Warrenheip Street (pending VicRoads approval)
  • A redesigned bus stop for better access and amenity
  • New street trees located clear of the powerlines for shade and streetscape effect
  • Planting beds as feature
  • Grape vines on trellis
  • Streetscape furniture including seats, bicycle racks, bins and bollards
  • Stone entry wall Eyre St corner (TBC)
  • Improved streetscape amenity generally

View Stage 1 Plans

Stage 2

  • Conversion of the existing exit/entry as activity space and for pedestrian safety
  • Construction of a new exit onto Learmonth Street
  • Re-aligned parking bays for one-way east bound traffic
  • Protection of existing trees
  • Demolishment of surplus asphalt and from grassed verge with tree planting
  • Streetscape furniture including seats, bicycle racks, bins and bollards

View Stage 2 Plans

Your Feedback is welcome

Council is keen to hear your views on this early vision for the Buninyong Steetscape Improvement Project and encourages you to give your feedback on the concept plans via the below survey.





Concept plans have been prepared for upgrades to the Buninyong Streetscape Project. Council is seeking your thoughts and encourages your feedback.

This project is aimed at creating transport and pedestrian improvements in Buninyong and rejuvenating the town centre through additional community areas, greenery, artwork and outdoor dining environments.

Funding

The project is funded through a generous contribution from Bendigo Community Bank, a grant from Regional Development Victoria and the City of Ballarat.

Project

Stage 1 - Warrenheip Street (between Eyre and Forest Streets)

Stage 2 - The north west corner of Learmonth St and Warrenheip Street.

Both stages of works are scheduled to begin in early 2021.

Engagement

The plans have been developed in consultation with the Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) made up of representatives from local business, Bendigo Community Bank and The Buninyong District & Community Association.

Streetscape Works

The proposed works subject to final design and cost management include:

Stage 1

  • Improved accessibility and pedestrian safety
  • Bundling of the overhead power lines
  • New paving and activity areas for outdoor dining and community events
  • Increased parking from 8 spaces to 13 inclusive of 1 x disabled persons car space
  • Mid-point connection across Warrenheip Street (pending VicRoads approval)
  • A redesigned bus stop for better access and amenity
  • New street trees located clear of the powerlines for shade and streetscape effect
  • Planting beds as feature
  • Grape vines on trellis
  • Streetscape furniture including seats, bicycle racks, bins and bollards
  • Stone entry wall Eyre St corner (TBC)
  • Improved streetscape amenity generally

View Stage 1 Plans

Stage 2

  • Conversion of the existing exit/entry as activity space and for pedestrian safety
  • Construction of a new exit onto Learmonth Street
  • Re-aligned parking bays for one-way east bound traffic
  • Protection of existing trees
  • Demolishment of surplus asphalt and from grassed verge with tree planting
  • Streetscape furniture including seats, bicycle racks, bins and bollards

View Stage 2 Plans

Your Feedback is welcome

Council is keen to hear your views on this early vision for the Buninyong Steetscape Improvement Project and encourages you to give your feedback on the concept plans via the below survey.