Precinct Parking Strategies - Newtown, Enmore, Marrickville, Lewisham, Sydenham

All Precinct Parking Strategies are developed to:

  • deliver a better balance of parking space for residents, businesses, shoppers, commuters and others;
  • promote sustainable transport;
  • maximise the parking space already in place and deliver new appropriate space; and
  • manage changing parking needs over time.

Precicnt Parking Strategies have been developed for Newtown-Enmore, Marrickville Town Centre, Lewisham, Sydenham.  Read the key focus of each strategy below. 

Newtown-Enmore Parking Strategy

Key features include:

  • Protection of resident parking through changes to the M3 permit parking areas including an increase in the streets with permit parking
  • A laneway parking plan to improve access to properties and improve safety in passing in the laneways
  • Implementation of a ticket parking scheme on King Street and Enmore Road in the evening, to improve parking turnover and availability – includes 30 minute free parking for users.
  • Additional dedicated car-share spaces
  • Additional accessible parking spaces
  • Installation of a taxi rank near Enmore Theatre in the evening
  • Additional enforcement to manage parking in the area

Marrickville Town Centre Parking Strategy

Key features include:

  • Extra short term parking (2 hour or less) near the shopping strips to allow more people to access local businesses and additional short term parking on Saturday mornings from 8.30am – 12.30pm
  • An additional 150 on-street angled parking spaces near the town centre in Despointes Street, Frampton Avenue, Gladstone Street, Malakoff Street and O'Hara Street
  • Protection of resident parking through changes to the M2 permit parking areas
  • New parking signs to improve consistency of restrictions, to reduce confusion and make it easier to find available spaces
  • Additional dedicated car-share spaces near the town centre
  • Further investigation into improving the useability of the Frampton Avenue West Car Park
  • Further investigations into parking on Arthur Street, Central Avenue, Fernbank Street, Leofrene Avenue and Schwebel Street.
  • New ½P spaces beside 175 Marrickville Road, 198–204 Marrickville Road, 265–273 Illawarra Road and 299 Illawarra Road

Lewisham Parking Strategy

Key features include:

  • Protection of resident parking through changes to the M7 permit parking areas including an increase in the streets with permit parking.
  • Additional dedicated car-share spaces.Additional accessible parking spaces.
  • Additional dedicated car-share spaces
  • Further investigations into opportunities to upgrade cycling facilities.
  • Further investigations into the Local Area Traffic Management within the Lewisham with particularly interest around the education precinct.
  • Additional enforcement to manage parking in the area.

Sydenham Parking Strategy

Key features include:

  • Protection of resident parking through changes to the M4 permit parking areas including an increase in the number of streets with permit parking
  • Improved parking controls around Sydenham Station including provision for new set down/pick-up, car share, taxi and accessible parking spaces
  • Further investigations into opportunities to upgrade pedestrian and cycling facilities around Sydenham Station
  • Additional enforcement to manage commuter parking around Sydenham Station

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Page last updated: 12 Nov 2018