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What our community told us

Read the complete community engagement summary report

  • Potential changes to the use of Melrose Street

    Idea: Pedestrianise a section Melrose Street between number 12 and Station Street.


    • opportunity to enhance streetscape appearance
    • improve space for local and community connection
    • pedestrians and cyclist access and safety
    • reduce urban heat island effect with potential to add green open space
    • increase foot traffic to nearby businesses


    • Impact on traffic flow and/or congestion in the Village
    • Loss of 14 on-street parking spaces
  • Trader parking at 122 Beach Road

    Idea: Introduce a trader parking permit scheme at the public underground carpark accessed from the roundabout at the intersection of Bay Road and Station Street.


    • may free up more customer parking inside the shopping precinct if trader parking need is better met


    • loss of 36 public four-hour parking spaces

Map of ideas for the village

Map of Sandringham Village

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  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Community engagement

    8 September - 14 October 2022

    Read more about how we're engaging our community on this project.

  • Timeline item 2 - active

    Decision on next steps

    20 December 2022

    Council will consider community feedback at its December 2022 meeting and decide whether to proceed with one or both of these ideas.

    At this stage, no works have been planned or scheduled. If an idea is supported, traffic impact assessments will be required, as well as community engagement on any concept plan before the project moves into delivery.

To make a submission or enquiry, please get in touch via the following methods:

  • Online via the survey on this page
  • Webinars and in-person drop-in sessions
  • Ask a question in the Q&A forum
  • Email Peter Butterworth, Traffic Management Coordinator
  • Phone 9599 4326
  • In person to the Corporate Centre at 76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham
  • Post to Bayside City Council, PO Box 27 Sandringham 3091
  • Anonymously via the postal, phone or email details above.

Submissions for the first phase of consultation closed 14 October 2022

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