As Australia's tiger economy located 25km west of Sydney’s CBD, Parramatta is transforming into a place of growth and long term prosperity for businesses and residents alike. the numbers tell the story of the City's strong trajectory.
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As the city-changing Parramatta Square takes shape, there will be inevitable changes to our CBD.
From late April 2017 construction work by developer Walker Corporation means pedestrian access to Darcy Street will close. Darcy Street must be closed by Walker Corporation can excavate the site beneath the road and get to work building two new commercial towers. Darcy Street will re-open to coincide with the completion of the commercial tower at 4 Parramatta Square in 2019.
City of Parramatta has welcomed the State Government’s announcement of a preferred route for the first stage of the Parramatta Light Rail project, which is set to transform Sydney’s Central City.
The State Government has announced that Stage 1 of the light rail will run from Westmead, via Parramatta North and the Parramatta CBD, through to Carlingford.
“This is great news for the people of Parramatta and we’re excited that Council’s long-standing vision for a light rail network will now be realised,” City of Parramatta Administrator Amanda Chadwick said.
It is an exciting time for culture, arts and entertainment in the City of Parramatta. We are experiencing a period of dramatic change and transformation. Our City is rapidly growing, building and evolving. We are on a fast-track to becoming Sydney’s central city.
Eat Street Car Park is getting a makeover and, to celebrate, we’re hosting a big reveal on the rooftop with all things sweet. Come and join us for an evening of art, film, games, live music and sweetness on the car park rooftop as we all: