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What are the benefits of this project?
The upgraded streetscape will provide a number of benefits to the community:
Will the number of on-street parking spaces be reduced?
Will I be able to access my off-street car park during construction?
Access to all off-street car parking and businesses will be maintained throughout construction.
Will Union Street be made a shared use zone in the future?
There are no plans to create a shared use zone in Union Street, either at present or as part of a future project. Any such change to vehicle access would require extensive consultation with the community.
Will there be extra greenery in the street?
The concept design includes the installation of a number of planter boxes around outdoor dining areas. We will consider other areas within the street following feedback from this consultation.
When will construction take place?
Construction will commence following the Festival/ Fringe period, starting in mid-April 2020 and running until July 2020. We will be in contact closer to the commencement date regarding the timing of construction.
How will construction impact on the street?