Peel Street Proposed Road Closure

Background

Peel Street is a laneway connecting Currie Street with Hindley Street in Adelaide’s CBD. Due to its prime location, both City of Adelaide and Renewal SA acknowledge the importance of revitalising and reinforcing this important laneway route. Since becoming a shared zone in 2006, Peel Street has experienced an influx of small bars and restaurants which has led to increased pedestrian traffic and activity.

A trial timed closure of Peel Street from November 2016 (which followed on from previous successful trialled closures), allowed traders to expand their business through outdoor dining. That trial led to the street establishing itself as one of Adelaide city’s prominent laneways and small venue entertainment destinations.

City of Adelaide and Renewal SA continue to monitor the road operation of Peel Street and liaise with traders to understand if a permanent road closure is a desired outcome.

Feedback received during the current trial closure from street traders confirms that a permanent road closure would be a good outcome for the street and support further street activation. Additionally, external consultants have suggested that a road closure would provide a safe environment for traders and members of the community.

Project Information

City of Adelaide and Renewal SA are working together to build a vibrant laneway network and Peel Street is a significant element of this network. The rejuvenation of laneways and pedestrian connections will encourage more people to visit and invest in our CBD, enabling new ventures to spring up, boosting our night time economy and creating jobs.

In collaboration with the community we are keen to understand the long term traffic requirements and road use for the street and the community’s preferred road operation of Peel Street. The project aims to balance the needs of stakeholders and create a safe environment that supports the existing outdoor dining culture of the street.

Benefits of the project
A permanent road closure would have the following benefits:

  • Improved safety for pedestrians and patrons;
  • A consistent road use condition for drivers;
  • Opportunities for traders to expand their business through outdoor dining by increasing their on-street presence
  • Opportunities for a new range of emerging uses, including events and activation.

Project Impacts
Should a permanent road closure be established, the physical point of closure would be immediately north of the right of way at 28 Peel Street “La Rambla Tapas Bar”. For safety reasons, a road closure would also need to include the removal of the parking spaces between the car park entrance between the Right Of Way and Currie Street. This is shown on the Diagram of Proposed Road Closure Zone.

Pursuant to Section 32 of the South Australian Road Traffic Act 1961, The City of Adelaide hereby gives notice that it is proposing to close Peel Street, Adelaide between Hindley Street and the Right Of Way immediately north of 28 Peel Street with permits issued to delivery drivers for use between 3am – 11am daily, to all vehicles except emergency services and City of Adelaide authorised vehicles.

Please complete the Submission Form below to provide your feedback on the proposal.


Background

Peel Street is a laneway connecting Currie Street with Hindley Street in Adelaide’s CBD. Due to its prime location, both City of Adelaide and Renewal SA acknowledge the importance of revitalising and reinforcing this important laneway route. Since becoming a shared zone in 2006, Peel Street has experienced an influx of small bars and restaurants which has led to increased pedestrian traffic and activity.

A trial timed closure of Peel Street from November 2016 (which followed on from previous successful trialled closures), allowed traders to expand their business through outdoor dining. That trial led to the street establishing itself as one of Adelaide city’s prominent laneways and small venue entertainment destinations.

City of Adelaide and Renewal SA continue to monitor the road operation of Peel Street and liaise with traders to understand if a permanent road closure is a desired outcome.

Feedback received during the current trial closure from street traders confirms that a permanent road closure would be a good outcome for the street and support further street activation. Additionally, external consultants have suggested that a road closure would provide a safe environment for traders and members of the community.

Project Information

City of Adelaide and Renewal SA are working together to build a vibrant laneway network and Peel Street is a significant element of this network. The rejuvenation of laneways and pedestrian connections will encourage more people to visit and invest in our CBD, enabling new ventures to spring up, boosting our night time economy and creating jobs.

In collaboration with the community we are keen to understand the long term traffic requirements and road use for the street and the community’s preferred road operation of Peel Street. The project aims to balance the needs of stakeholders and create a safe environment that supports the existing outdoor dining culture of the street.

Benefits of the project
A permanent road closure would have the following benefits:

  • Improved safety for pedestrians and patrons;
  • A consistent road use condition for drivers;
  • Opportunities for traders to expand their business through outdoor dining by increasing their on-street presence
  • Opportunities for a new range of emerging uses, including events and activation.

Project Impacts
Should a permanent road closure be established, the physical point of closure would be immediately north of the right of way at 28 Peel Street “La Rambla Tapas Bar”. For safety reasons, a road closure would also need to include the removal of the parking spaces between the car park entrance between the Right Of Way and Currie Street. This is shown on the Diagram of Proposed Road Closure Zone.

Pursuant to Section 32 of the South Australian Road Traffic Act 1961, The City of Adelaide hereby gives notice that it is proposing to close Peel Street, Adelaide between Hindley Street and the Right Of Way immediately north of 28 Peel Street with permits issued to delivery drivers for use between 3am – 11am daily, to all vehicles except emergency services and City of Adelaide authorised vehicles.

Please complete the Submission Form below to provide your feedback on the proposal.


Submission Form

  • Submission Form (Peel Street Proposed Road Closure)

    Feedback form closes at 5 pm, Saturday 17 June 2017.

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    Feedback form closes at 5 pm, Saturday 17 June 2017.

    You will be asked to login to your user account before providing your submission .

    It is Council’s policy that for a formal submission to be received it must include your name and residential address. Please ensure your user profile is up to date with your latest contact details.

    Formal submissions will be provided to Council and will be a publically available.

    To become a registered member of Your Say Adelaide, please click here. If you need some help on the registration process please read this handy guide here.

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