Sydney Park Junction


Project overview

Transport for NSW is proposing to improve connectivity and create a people-friendly place with more open areas for people to move around Sydney Park and King Street, Newtown.

Latest news

Mar 2022 – Submissions report now available

There was a high level of community interest in the proposal with over 548 submissions received.

Key amendments to the proposal based on community feedback include:

  • removing the proposed bus only right turn from Mitchell Road to Sydney Park Road.All motorists can turn right from Mitchell Road to Sydney Park Road
  • we have also added 25 new parking spaces to the Princes Highway
  • an extra accessible parking space has also now been added to the previously proposed nine new parking spaces on May Street
  • transport will continue to work collaboratively with the City of Sydney and Inner West Council on the project

To keep up to date with this project and download the submissions report visit the Sydney Park Junction Portal.

Project information


Transport for NSW proposes to provide improved connectivity around Princes Highway, King Street and Sydney Park Road in collaboration with the City of Sydney and the Inner West Council.


Sydney Park Junction aims to improve connectivity on the Princes Highway King Street corridor around St Peters and Sydney Park.

We want to create dynamic community spaces for the community to use in diverse ways in order to make St Peters a more enjoyable place to walk, bike and socialise, and to make it easier to access Sydney Park from the Princes Highway.


Transport proposes to improve safety, connectivity, efficiency and accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists between Princes Highway, King Street and Sydney Park by:

  • Increasing pedestrian and bike links and crossings
  • Creating dynamic community spaces
  • Upgrading bus stops
  • Improving landscaping
  • Improving links to Sydney Park’s green space.
  • Reducing speed limits to 40 kilometres per hour on Princes Highway between Campbell Street and Goodsell St
  • Creating a permanent two-way separated cycleway on the Princes Highway between Goodsell and King Street
  • Upgrading the current temporary pop-up cycleway on Sydney Park Road between King Street and Mitchell Road.

Community involvement

Transport invited community feedback on the Sydney Park Junction walking, cycling and public domain improvements from 5 September 20 to 4 October 2021. We received 548 submissions during this period.

That's why Transport is proposing to redesign Sydney Park Road, incorporating the cycleway as part of Sydney Park Junction, in collaboration with the City of Sydney Council and Inner West Council.

Next steps

Since the completion of consultation, Transport has been refining the final design in consultation with the City of Sydney and Inner West Council. We expect to start construction in mid to late 2024.

Project documents

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