Visit the interactive map to learn about the vision for Wallsend.
Our local centres play an important role in meeting the day to day needs of local residents. CN has implemented a ‘Local Centres Program’ to guide infrastructure renewal and make local centres safe, healthy and accessible. Find out more about our Local Centre upgrades.
Wallsend is categorised as a Local Centre 'Major' a shopping and business centre including health and professional services, supermarket or other retail anchor, mixed with medium and higher density residential.
Improving the local centre forms part of a multi-million-dollar program of work currently underway in Wallsend. This work builds upon the Wallsend Local Centre Public Domain and Traffic Plan that was approved in 2018.
Alongside the Wallsend Public Domain Plan, we are also working to deliver flood mitigation measures to reduce the severity of flooding in Wallsend. To learn more about the planned construction in Wallsend Local Centre visit our Wallsend Local Centre webpage.
To make Wallsend's town centre an even better place to work, shop, study and socialise City of Newcastle (CN) wants to make sure everyone has a say in how the local town centre is revitalised. We created this Wallsend Engagement Hub to bring together various projects where we asked the community for input.
Read the Wallsend Public Domain Plan Engagement Report to find out how the community were involved and what we heard.
You can also explore the interactive maps below to learn more about the vision for Wallsend Town Centre and view comments from the community.
In February 2021, we asked for your feedback on plans for a $1.5 million active hub in Wallsend. Overall, the feedback received was positive, with the community welcoming the exciting addition to Wallsend.
Work on Wallsend Active Hub commenced in August 2021. It features an expanded playspace, pump track for bikes, scooters and skateboards, multi-sport courts, rebound wall, climbing wall and fitness stations as shown in the original concept design. Additional shade shelters have been included in the final design in response to community feedback.
The construction of Wallsend Active Hub is supported by a $500,000 grant from the NSW Government’s Resources for Regions fund. Find out more about the project by clicking here.
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