Works Zone - Sophia Street, Surry Hills

19/08/2021 - Works Zone - Sophia Street, Surry Hills



It is recommended that the Committee endorse the reallocation of the kerb space on the northern side of Sophia Street, Surry Hills, between the points 39.5 metres and 71.5 metres east of Terry Street as "Works Zone 7.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 7.30-3.30pm Sat, No Parking At Other Times", subject to the following conditions:

(A)       The Applicant must comply with the Works Zone conditions as stipulated in Schedule C of this agenda.

(B)       The Applicant is not permitted to operate any part of a crane over a public road or hoist/swing goods from a Works Zone across or over any part of a public road by means of a lift, hoist or crane unless a separate approval has been obtained from the City's Construction and Building Certification Services Unit as required under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993.

(C)       The Applicant must temporarily remove the existing layback along the Sophia Street frontage of 17-51 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills, to provide sufficient space for vehicles to load and unload with the Works Zone, as well as maintain vehicular accessibility in Sophia Street.

(D)       The Applicant must fully fund, and deliver, the reinstatement of kerb and gutter and footpath along Sophia Street frontage 17-51 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills to the City's satisfaction, once the Works Zone is no longer required.

(E)       The Works Zone is to be limited to vehicles up to 6.4 metre Rigid Vehicles.

(F)        The Applicant must maintain a clear 2.7 metre travel lane in Sophia Street for vehicular traffic during the hours the Works Zone is operation.

(G)       The Applicant must notify adjacent properties of the Works Zone at least 14 days prior to installation and must provide a telephone number of the supervisor responsible for the proposed Works Zone and include contact details in the notification letter to be distributed to affected stakeholders.

Voting Members for this Item


Voting Members



City of Sydney



Transport for NSW



NSW Police – Surry Hills PAC



Representative for the Member for Newtown





The Committee unanimously supported the recommendation.



Prekaro Project Pty Ltd has requested a 32 metre long Works Zone in Sophia Street, Surry Hills.

The Works Zone is to facilitate construction works at 17-51 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills.