Gaffney Village Shopping Strip, Pascoe Vale - Streetscape improvements

Project Update - Wednesday 2 December

Gaffney Street Pascoe Vale

Most of the Gaffney Village streetscape improvement works were completed in August 2020. We have since secured some grant funding to make additional improvements in the area. We plan to do these additional works between 9 November and 14 December 2020.  

  • Construction of new raised pedestrian crossings on Railway Parade and at the intersection of Railway Parade and Fawkner Road. Railway Parade will be temporarily closed, with exception for Buses. The road closure is expected to be for one to two weeks. Additional landscaping to follow this fortnight.
  • New street furniture has been installed, including bench seats in front of Pascoe Vale train station.
  • Final road line markings and tactile indicators at pedestrian crossings across site.

Moreland City Council will be making some streetscape improvements to the Gaffney Village Shopping Strip.

Construction is commencing in February 2020 and expected to be completed in December 2020.

Final Concept Design

Project Background

Moreland City Council will be making some streetscape improvements to the Gaffney Village Shopping Strip as part of Council's Shopping Strip Renewal Program. The aim is to revitalise the area and improve the pedestrian amenity, walkability and presentation of the shopping strip.

Proposed key improvements include:

  • Footpath upgrade including new paving, kerb and channel
  • Landscaping, including new street trees and rain gardens
  • Upgrade of street furniture with additional bench seats, bins, raised planter and bicycle hoops

Budget and Timelines

  • Design Budget: $50,000 (design)
  • Design completion: July 2019
  • Construction Budget: $1.045M
  • Construction expected completion: June 2020

Major Stages of the Project

Consultation (Pre-design) - Complete

Pre-design consultation was conducted in November 2017. A report and a one-page summary outlining community feedback from this survey is now available. Download the

Consultation ( Concept Design) - Complete

The second phase of consultation was undertaken in February 2019 to seek community feedback on the concept design. Download the Concept Design Community Engagement Summary (PDF 201Kb). Feedback received from the community survey has informed the Final Concept Design.

Tendering and Construction

The project was tendered in September 2019 and the contract was awarded at the council meeting in December 2019.

Construction is commencing in February 2020 and expected to be completed in December 2020.

Further Information

If you have any queries regarding the project, contact Council’s Senior Urban Designer, Ben Kazacos on 9240 1287 or email him at bkazacos@moreland.vic.gov.au

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