PLANS to revamp the streets of the West End have been released by the City of Newcastle.
The projects include the creation of green spaces, a cycleway connecting Wickham Park to Union Street and Hunter Street pedestrian crossings.
The draft West End stage two plan went on exhibition on Monday and is open for public submissions.
“Our goal is to provide a vibrant streetscape that will shift the dynamic away from a dependence on private transport, to one that encourages more public and active transport use,” lord mayor Nuatali Nelmes said.
Plans feature five green spaces totalling an area larger than a football field.
A separated east-west cycleway along Hunter Street’s southern edge, running between the footpath and a new island bus stop.
Another separated cycleway will run north from National Park to Honeysuckle along the western side of Steel Street better connecting the Junction and Merewether with the harbour foreshore.
New crossings will also be created for pedestrians along Hunter Street.
Stage one of the plan was adopted in 2018.
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