Rowe Street Shopper Carpark Gets Green Light


The Sydney North Planning Panel yesterday approved Council’s development application for a new
shopp er car park on Rowe Street East in Eastwood.

The new multi -storey shopper car park will be located at 53 -71 Rowe Street and will be able to
accommodate some 150 cars. Feedback received during Council’s community consultation on the car
park has been incorporated into the design, including sustainable features such as electric vehicle
charging stations.

City of Ryde Mayor, Clr Jerome Laxale, highlighted the benefits the new car park will bring to
Eastwood and the rest of the City of Ryde.

“With its great restaurants, cafes, shopping, culture and recreational opportunities, parking is in high
dem and in Eastwood. This new car park will go a long way in addressing a current shortage of
parking “, Clr Laxale said.

“It will make it even easier for our community and visitors to enjoy everything Eastwood has to offer
and provide a boost to our local economy.

“In line with City of Ryde’s commitment to sustainability, Council will be including charging stations
for electric vehicles as part of our car p ark design.”

The development application was lodged by City of Ryde in March 2019. Local Planning Panels are
independent panels that determine development applications on behalf of councils in New South
Wales and are mandatory under the Environmental P lan ning and Assessment Act 1979.

Construction of the car park is expected to begin in 2020.

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