• Precinct to spread wings

    WEB Railway Precinct Update 05 wk24 pe c4 20190612
    MORE CONSULTATION: Brock Fallon from Fallons Bus Service chats to Kathrine Waugh about the plans to develop Docker, Norton and Cusask streets as part of the Wangaratta Railway Precinct project. PHOTO: Mel Guy

    WORKS on the $5 million redevelopment of the Wangaratta Railway Precinct should begin at the start of 2020 and once complete it aims to attract new business investment, while creating a vibrant public transport gateway to the city’s CBD.

    Council believes existing and new Norton Street businesses will have access to an on-foot customer base from Wangaratta’s largest employer Northeast Health Wangaratta, Docker Street’s GOTAFE, and Mackay Street’s Gateway Health, along with public transport commuters.

    Norton Street will encompass a plaza for people to gather and it will be linked to public art, playful features for kids, and Docker Street’s powerlines will go underground to allow trees to grow, creating a leafy promenade that will connect to the rest of the CBD.

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