The authentic new Sydney Fish Market which will sit at the heart of a revitalised Blackwattle Bay and return inaccessible parts of the Harbour foreshore to the community.
BLACKWATTLE BAY PRECINCT PLANNING
Earlier this year, the community was asked to provide feedback on plans which will revitalise Blackwattle Bay, deliver new waterfront open space and return inaccessible parts of the Sydney Harbour foreshore to the community, for the first time in decades.
With the new Sydney Fish Market at its heart, the NSW Government is refining a plan to transform Blackwattle Bay into a stunning waterfront destination, where Sydneysiders will live, work, visit and love.
The NSW Government developed three precinct plan scenarios which illustrated how urban renewal of Blackwattle Bay could look and feel. These scenarios were designed to facilitate a conversation to inform a final precinct plan and rezoning proposal for Blackwattle Bay, which will be submitted to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment for assessment. The three previous scenarios can be viewed here.
We are now analysing feedback received to prepare the Blackwattle Bay precinct plan together with technical and environmental studies, which will be placed on public exhibition by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
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NEW SYDNEY FISH MARKET
The NSW Government is delivering an authentic new Sydney Fish Market which will sit at the heart of a revitalised Blackwattle Bay and return inaccessible parts of the Harbour foreshore to the community.
The project will modernise and improve the much-loved Sydney Fish Market, while retaining its authenticity to create a world-class cultural icon that attracts locals and showcases our fresh seafood and beautiful city to the world.
Relocating the current Fish Market to the head of Blackwattle Bay will unlock an incredible opportunity on the current fish market site to deliver a vibrant, sustainable place that is connected to Sydney’s waterfront.
The NSW Government has awarded a contract to Hansen Yuncken for delivery of the Sydney Fish Market redevelopment stage one works.
Early demolition works are expected to commence in the coming weeks and will focus on the controlled demolition of the existing wharfs and support structures on the site, the removal of marine piles and any repairs to the existing sea wall.
Planning consent for the project was granted on 17 June 2020.
A tender process is also underway for the major construction phase, which is expected to start in early 2021.
Infrastructure NSW, on behalf of the NSW Government, submitted two associated State Significant Development Applications (DA) to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) for assessment:
For more information on the new Sydney Fish Market project please read our overview document here.
To view the DAs, please click here to visit the Major Projects page of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s website.
A masterplan is being developed for the current fish market site based on the principles that were developed with the community through the The Bays Precinct Sydney Transformation Plan and further consultation in 2017. The Blackwattle Bay masterplan will consider design options to deliver community facilities, open space, a promenade, pedestrian and cycling access as well as new homes, shops and jobs. We will continue to work with the community as this project progresses.
The new Sydney Fish Market is expected to be open in late 2024.
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