Whitmore Square / Iparrityi Master Plan

Next Steps for Whitmore Square / Iparrityi

We are pleased to advise that Council formally approved the Whitmore Square/Iparrityi Master Plan at the 11 June 2019 Council meeting.

Master Plan establishes a high-level vision for the future of the square, and a plan for improvements to achieve that vision. The Master Plan is a framework for planning and design that will: help to guide future works, help the public visualise the square’s potential, and enable the City of Adelaide (CoA) to plan and implement staged improvements.

You can view the Master Plan document here.

There is also a two-page Short Guide summary.

The Master Plan establishes a clear vision and high-level ambition for the future of the Square. It is not, a detailed design, nor does it represent specific funding or staging commitments. Rather, it establishes a roadmap to guide future improvements to the Square.

Delivery of the Master Plan would be progressed over a number of years through asset renewal and succession planting, through seeking external funding for major stages, and through Council’s annual budgeting process.

Stage 1 funded in this year's Integrated Business Plan (IBP) 2019/20

Council approved $800,000 this financial year to "Prepare detailed design for first stages of implementing the Whitmore Square/Iparrityi Master Plan, including early capital works to address pedestrian safety"

Quick Win Lighting Improvements

We have already implemented quick wins to address a key issue raised in community feedback on the Master Plan. We have implemented lighting to the diagonal path from Sturt Street west to Wright Street east, and feature lighting to several large trees. This path is a popular route for pedestrians walking to/from the Market District, and was one of the top issues raised in community engagement.

The new path lighting will trial an innovative lighting fixture that has better distribution of light, requiring fewer poles and less energy to meet our lighting standards.


What was the Community Feedback on the draft Master Plan?

Many people interested in the square gave input via online surveys, at the Campfire in the Square event, Community Centre drop in discussions, and via email. The full details of the feedback received is outlined in the Community Engagement Summary Report.

Overall the feedback received indicates good support for the draft Master Plan. The feedback also provided valuable information on key aspects where there are mixed views. The feedback helped us identify elements of the draft plan for improvement and important considerations to address in the detailed design phase.

The Master Plan was refined in response to the overall feedback. More information on this is included in the Summary Report.

Can I provide further feedback?

While the formal engagement for the Master Plan was undertaken over three phases last year, you can email further feedback directly to the project team via whitmoremasterplan@cityofadelaide.com.au

Future Engagement on Detailed Design: Community Engagement will form part of future efforts to develop the detailed design, which will provide an opportunity to be informed about the design and give feedback to help shape the final design before implementation






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Next Steps for Whitmore Square / Iparrityi

We are pleased to advise that Council formally approved the Whitmore Square/Iparrityi Master Plan at the 11 June 2019 Council meeting.

Master Plan establishes a high-level vision for the future of the square, and a plan for improvements to achieve that vision. The Master Plan is a framework for planning and design that will: help to guide future works, help the public visualise the square’s potential, and enable the City of Adelaide (CoA) to plan and implement staged improvements.

You can view the Master Plan document here.

There is also a two-page Short Guide summary.

The Master Plan establishes a clear vision and high-level ambition for the future of the Square. It is not, a detailed design, nor does it represent specific funding or staging commitments. Rather, it establishes a roadmap to guide future improvements to the Square.

Delivery of the Master Plan would be progressed over a number of years through asset renewal and succession planting, through seeking external funding for major stages, and through Council’s annual budgeting process.

Stage 1 funded in this year's Integrated Business Plan (IBP) 2019/20

Council approved $800,000 this financial year to "Prepare detailed design for first stages of implementing the Whitmore Square/Iparrityi Master Plan, including early capital works to address pedestrian safety"

Quick Win Lighting Improvements

We have already implemented quick wins to address a key issue raised in community feedback on the Master Plan. We have implemented lighting to the diagonal path from Sturt Street west to Wright Street east, and feature lighting to several large trees. This path is a popular route for pedestrians walking to/from the Market District, and was one of the top issues raised in community engagement.

The new path lighting will trial an innovative lighting fixture that has better distribution of light, requiring fewer poles and less energy to meet our lighting standards.


What was the Community Feedback on the draft Master Plan?

Many people interested in the square gave input via online surveys, at the Campfire in the Square event, Community Centre drop in discussions, and via email. The full details of the feedback received is outlined in the Community Engagement Summary Report.

Overall the feedback received indicates good support for the draft Master Plan. The feedback also provided valuable information on key aspects where there are mixed views. The feedback helped us identify elements of the draft plan for improvement and important considerations to address in the detailed design phase.

The Master Plan was refined in response to the overall feedback. More information on this is included in the Summary Report.

Can I provide further feedback?

While the formal engagement for the Master Plan was undertaken over three phases last year, you can email further feedback directly to the project team via whitmoremasterplan@cityofadelaide.com.au

Future Engagement on Detailed Design: Community Engagement will form part of future efforts to develop the detailed design, which will provide an opportunity to be informed about the design and give feedback to help shape the final design before implementation






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    Feedback form for Phase 2 - Developing the Vision & Discussing Ideas closes at 5pm, Sunday 20 May 2018.

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    Feedback form for Phase 2 - Developing the Vision & Discussing Ideas closes at 5pm, Sunday 20 May 2018.

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    Please ensure your profile is up to date with your latest contact details.

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    Phase 2 of consultation closes on May 20. Sign up to be updated when Phase 3 consultation commences.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Feedback form for Phase 1 - Understanding & Exploring closed 5pm, Wednesday 4 April 2018.

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    Please ensure your profile is up to date with your latest contact details.

    If you need some help on the registration process please read this handy guide here.

    Phase 1 of consultation concluded 4 April. Sign up to be updated when Phase 2 consultation commences.

    Feedback form for Phase 1 - Understanding & Exploring closed 5pm, Wednesday 4 April 2018.

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

    Please ensure your profile is up to date with your latest contact details.

    If you need some help on the registration process please read this handy guide here.

    Phase 1 of consultation concluded 4 April. Sign up to be updated when Phase 2 consultation commences.

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