The New South Wales Government has approved the construction of a new commercial tower above the future Pitt Street Station as a part of the Sydney Metro development.
The new 39-story Pitt Street North tower will be integrated into the Sydney Metro station. This commercial office tower will provide a connected hub of public transport, offices and shops.
Scope of Works:
- New bike parking on Park and Bathurst Streets
- Existing bus stop close to the station retained on Park and Castlereagh Streets
- Existing taxi bays close to the station retained on Castlereagh and Putt Streets
- Wayfinding signage and metro information
- Enhancement of pedestrian infrastructure around the station refined in consultation with Transport for NSW and the City of Sydney Council
The Pitt Street North tower is expected to create up to 620 construction jobs and approximately 4,000 operational jobs once the building is completed.
Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes outlined the development.
"The Pitt Street North development will provide nearly 55,000 square metres of commercial and retail space, creating new places for office workers, commuters, visitors and CBD residents.
"As life starts to return to normal, we want to create new and exciting places to draw people back into the CBD whilst boosting the economy at the same time," Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes said.
Minister for Transport Andrew Constance also explained how the delivery of Metro stations across Sydney will provide opportunities to develop new precincts and hubs.
"The Sydney Metro City and South-west mega project is not only changing the city below ground; it's transforming the city skyline.
"We will soon have 31 stations and 66 kilometres of new metro rail moving people all the way from Rouse Hill to Bankstown, via Sydney CBD. At the same time, it's unlocking the city's potential on the global scale and opening up new opportunities," Minister for Transport Andrew Constance said.
Source: Transport for NSW
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