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Thomastown streetscape upgrade

We’re making some improvements to the streetscape at Thomastown Shopping Centre on High Street.

Thomastown screetscape primary school seating area

What’s included

Once the improvements are complete you can enjoy:

  • Safer crossing on side streets
  • Improved footpaths and paving
  • New public spaces for seating and socialising
  • More greenery and landscaping
  • Lighting at key places
  • Upgrades to drainage and power.

Progress update

Here's what we've already completed along High Street, between Spring Street to Highlands Road:

  • New public forecourt at entrance to Thomastown Primary School, which includes a new entry to the school, lights, seats and landscaping
  • Re-planting at the Spring Street car park
  • Replacement of paving and drainage
  • New planting and street furnishings including seating


Here's what you can expect along High Street, between Highlands Rd to Pleasant Road:

  • New signalised pedestrian crossing off High Street at the Central Ave end of the shops
  • New pedestrian safety treatment at Pleasant Rd, Central Ave and Highlands Rd
  • Replacement of paving and drainage along High Street
  • New landscaping and street furnishings
  • New public space at Highlands Road and Central Avenue. The space will include:
    • Public toilet
    • Community artwork
    • Seating
    • Landscaping.
  • New public space at the war memorial site opposite Thomastown Primary School
    • Customised seating, shelter and street furnishings
    • Landscaping
    • Feature lighting.

Timeline

    • Stage 1a – High Street, between Spring Street and Highlands Road- construction complete
    • Stage 1b – Forecourt upgrade to Thomastown Primary School - construction complete
    • Stage 2a – High Street, between Highlands Place and Pleasant Road - construction planned to start early 2021
    • Stage 2b – War Memorial site on High Street - construction planned to start early 2021