Improving Eighth Avenue is an ongoing process. Recently, small café macchiato tables were installed between the armchair style seats, and new pedestrian hoops replaced the old damaged ones at the pedestrian crossing. The remaining yellow parking sign poles will soon be replaced to match the new poles on the street, and we are preparing for the planting of new trees in the median in July.
By Spring time, Eighth Avenue will be looking fresher than ever 🌳 #EighthAve #MaylandsT
Visitors to the Maylands Town Centre will have a new spot to sit and relax after the City approved the first public parklet to be installed along Eighth Avenue. Located in a parking bay outside Milkd Café, this Maylands Business Association project is designed to provide public seating, alfresco dining, and plenty of greenery with a roof of overhead vines. We want to make it easier, not harder, for businesses and local groups to run their own placemaking initiatives in our to
Waterland With the Federal election results of Scott Morrison's Coalition winning Government, the City of Bayswater will not receive the 1.5 Million dollar pledge from Labor as it was contingent on a Shorten Labor Government. Where does that leave Waterland? Well, I’m honestly not sure at the moment. The City of Bayswater has allocated 1.5 million from Public Open Space Reserve. I’m on record for not supporting that because only around $820,000 in the Maylands POS Reserve is
Last year, when pitched the idea of having a festival in some of our laneways, I knew it would help people experience our laneways in a whole different way. The City of Bayswater events team, along with our Place Manager, worked hard to pull the event together, liaising with local businesses.
The event wasn’t perfect, I’d have been shocked if it was. Having done events myself for many years, I know how many things can pop up to put best laid plans to waste. But the City staf
Seventh Avenue - speed bumps update I have received the following feedback from the City in relation to the speed bumps on Seventh Avenue “Further to your emails regarding the Traffic Calming in Seventh Avenue, Maylands (Seventh Avenue, Maylands and Two Stop Signs Knocked Over on Seventh) please note that the post traffic treatment counts undertaken did not indicate any speeding issues. Seventh Ave 85th Percentile Speed Aver
Eighth Avenue between Whatley Crescent and Guildford Road is one of the major retail and café strips in the Maylands town centre. The strip attracts locals and tourists who want to catch-up over great coffee, tuck into good food, scratch that shopping itch or pop into one of Maylands' boutique bars. Last year, community members at the City's Town Centre Placemaking Workshop told us that an improved Ninth Avenue, and a greener town centre, were top priorities. Now this bustlin