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We are interested in exploring the function and feel of a neighbourhood in Melbourne, and discovering what physical modifications or community initiatives might help improve liveability and accessibility for residents and visitors.

This project focuses on two aspects of this neighbourhood:

We want to hear about your knowledge, experience and ideas that could help improve and enhance this pocket of Melbourne.

How to get involved

There’s a range of ways to get involved and have your say (and you could win a $200 Queen Victoria Market voucher):

  • Complete our online survey below.
  • Drop in to an in-person workshop on Friday 7 May and/or Saturday 22 May.
  • Post your neighbourly ideas on the digital ideas wall.
  • Email us at
  • Call Tallia on 9658 8784 (English speakers) or 9280 0726 (language interpreter) to discuss the project or request a printed survey.

Consultation closes at 5pm on 24 May.




  • Timeline item 1 - active

    Community consultation

    28 April to 24 May 2021

  • Timeline item 2 - incomplete

    Report back on what was heard and how we’re responding

    Mid 2021

  • Timeline item 3 - incomplete

    Scope and deliver initial pedestrian improvements

    Mid to late 2021

  • Timeline item 4 - incomplete

    Detailed park concept plan developed and shared

    Mid 2021

  • Timeline item 5 - incomplete

    Submit Planning Permit Application and any Road Closure notices (Bedford)

    Late 2021

  • Timeline item 6 - incomplete

    Construction Bedford Street Pocket Park

    Subject to permit and approvals

    Mid 2022 to 30 December 2022

Ideas wall

Share your ideas on what activities might help us better connect as a community.

Contact us

Have questions or want to learn more about the project?