Find out more about expanding and improving green space in the Bedford Street and Courtney Street reserves as part of the Bedford Street Pocket Park project.
We're exploring the function and feel of North Melbourne and discovering what physical modifications or community initiatives might help improve liveability and accessibility for residents and visitors.
The Improving our neighbourhood project focuses on two aspects of this neighbourhood:
Our first phase of consultation on Improving our neighbourhood parks and streets ran from 28 April to 24 May 2021. Feedback showed strong community support for our proposal to create more public open space and street greening in and around Bedford and Courtney Street reserves.
Consultation closed 29 September 2022.
Timeline item 1 - complete
Community consultation (Our streets and parks)
28 April to 24 May 2021
Timeline item 2 - complete
Report back on what was heard and how we’re responding (Our streets and parks)
Mid to late 2022
Timeline item 3 - complete
Detailed park draft concept plan developed (Our parks)
2021 to early 2022
Timeline item 4 - complete
Detailed draft park concept plan shared and advertise road closure (Our parks)
Timeline item 5 - incomplete
Scope initial pedestrian improvements (Our streets)
Timeline item 6 - incomplete
Detailed design documentation finalised (Our parks)
Timeline item 7 - incomplete
Construction commencement Bedford Street Pocket Park (Our parks)
Subject to permit and approvals