Changes to the City

Changes to the City
Changes to Bankstown
We’re a work in progress.But exciting things are happening.
We’re a work in progress.But exciting things are happening.  
Changes to Bankstown

 

Bankstown CBD transformation 

An exciting transformation of the Bankstown CBD is underway to create a vibrant metropolis and Sydney’s newest place for opportunity. The completed vision will transform Bankstown CBD into a leading education, health and lifestyle hub, creating thousands of new jobs and injecting millions of dollars into the local economy. Designed with the community in mind, the new CBD will celebrate our diversity and sense of community that is unique to Bankstown. 
 
The changes to our City are a blend of transformation projects carried out by City of Canterbury Bankstown, Sydney Metro, Vicinity Centres and Walker Corporation.


 
Read below to learn about each project and check back for regular updates.

 Paul Keating Park Play Space

This popular green space at the heart of Bankstown’s CBD is being upgraded with a brand new play area. Inspired by the community's ideas, the play area will provide a space that brings fun, exploration and wonder into the daily lives for people of all ages and abilities.

What stage is the project at: In construction


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Changes to Bankstown_Banner Drainage.jpgBankstown CBD stormwater upgrade

Updates to drainage infrastructure will protect the Bankstown CBD from current and future flood risk. This will be done by providing increased drainage capacity under the road surfaces of North Terrace, The Appian Way and The Mall. The project will require some road closures, with detours around the work site. Please follow the messages on the variable message signs around the CBD.
 
What stage is the project at: In construction 
What roads will be affected: North Terrace, The Appian Way and The Mall
Who can I contact: City of Canterbury Bankstown | projects@cbcity.nsw.gov.au | 0427 133 082

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CF-0222-0120 Changes to Bankstown_Banner Metro.jpgSydenham to Bankstown Metro Line      

Sydney Metro is revolutionising how we travel, connecting Sydney’s north west, west, south west and greater west to fast, reliable metro services. Travelers will benefit from a new, fully-air-conditioned Sydney Metro train every four minutes during peak times in each direction.  Lifts, level platforms and platform screen doors will enhance safety, accessibly and security.
 
What stage is the project at: In construction
What roads will be affected: 1800 171 386 (24 hour community information line)
Who can I contact: Sydney Metro | southwestmetro@transport.nsw.gov.au | 1800 171 386 (24 hour community information line)

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CF-0222-0120 Changes to Bankstown_Banner Shops.jpgBankstown Central    
Bankstown Central will become a mixed-use urban neighbourhood to work, stay, dine and shop. The relocation of the bus interchange is the first stage of works, providing better integration with Bankstown’s current and future modes of transport including Sydney Metro. 
 
What stage is the project at: In construction

Changes to Bankstown_Banner Uni.jpgWestern Sydney University      

Western Sydney University partnered with Walker to deliver an 18-storey, world-class vertical campus in the heart of Bankstown. It offers highly-accessible, technology-rich teaching and research facilities, offering courses in psychology, business, IT, health, arts and humanities. Situated alongside Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre and Bankstown Civic Tower, the campus will bring thousands of students and staff into the town centre, connecting them with local businesses, and adding over $50 million to the local economy.
 
What stage is the project at: Completed

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The Appian Way Pedestrian Mall

The Appian Way, from Rickard Road to The Mall, has been transformed into a leafy, pedestrian mall. The new space connects to the street upgrades on Civic Drive and The Mall, creating an attractive and convenient walk from the civic precinct to the upcoming Bankstown Metro Station.
 
What stage is the project at: Completed

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…and that’s not all. There’s more to come, so watch this space.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.