Transport Canberra and City Services

Weston Creek Group Centre

Feedback was invited in August/September 2016 on the draft design for an upgrade of Brierly Street and Trenerry Square in Weston including the final design of the stage 1 works to Trenerry Square.

Approximately 80 per cent of consultation participants agreed with the stage 1 works prioritised for construction which align with the key priorities they identified including more shade, age appropriate seating, trees and landscaping, and more space in Trenerry Square for activities and events.

The feedback received from the community has been included in the final design for the Trenerry Square upgrade as well as the concept design for the long term vision of the area which includes:

  • broader pedestrian walkways on Brierly Street
  • a formal crossing point at Brierly Street and Mahony Court
  • continuation of the Streeton Drive cycleway to provide a link to the Weston Group Centre and the introduction of a central path leading to the Town Park
  • new street trees and pavement repairs.

Other elements of the design plan (PDF 2MB), such as the final configuration of the proposed raised pedestrian zone, bus access on Brierly Street and the location of the bus stop, will be developed further when detailed design is scheduled for these works.

Stage 1 works

Trenerry Square is currently used as a thoroughfare to shops, cafes and services and last year during community consultation it was clear that locals wanted to see it become a more useable space that was welcoming to all.

The stage 1 upgrade to deliver public realm improvements to Trenerry Square is now underway.

The public realm improvements being rolled out include a grassed area suitable for informal play, paved seating nooks with single and bench seats, shade structures, lighting, a drinking fountain, bin and bike racks.

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