City Reach Waterfront Master Plan | Brisbane City Council

City Reach Waterfront Master Plan

Brisbane City Council is preparing a master plan for the City Reach Waterfront that will explore how the area can continue to evolve into a world-class employment and lifestyle precinct.

An opportunities document has been prepared by Council to help launch the master plan process.

Have your say

As part of this process, we would like to hear about your connection to the City Reach area. You can provide your feedback via our online survey which is open until 29 October 2018. Alternatively, you can email the project team.

Video

Watch the video to see the important role that the City Reach Waterfront plays for Brisbane.

Read the fly-through video supporting information. You can also view this video on Council's YouTube channel.

City Reach Waterfront Master Plan area


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City Reach Waterfront opportunities

The City Reach Waterfront includes some of the city's most valuable commercial land and iconic riverside public spaces, and is a significant destination for office workers, residents and tourists.

The master plan process will be guided by the following principles:

  • An accessible precinct - space for pedestrians, cyclists, workers and visitors
  • A destination precinct - more things to see and do, with opportunities to access the river
  • A unified precinct - outcomes that benefit the whole precinct

Initial themes to be investigated in the master plan are:

  • Putting people first - Making the area easy to access and improving existing public spaces
  • Creating more reasons to visit - A New World City is a 24-hour city, with entertainment and activities for all
  • Connecting the city to the river - Finding new ways to make the most of the river setting
  • Developing a distinct identity - Establishing a sense of place by showcasing heritage, public art and greenspace

An opportunities document has been prepared by Council to identify initial focus areas for these themes:

Master planning for the City Reach Waterfront was identified as an initiative in the Brisbane City Centre Master Plan 2014 and will support other Council strategies and frameworks including the:

Next steps

The next steps in the master plan process for the City Reach Waterfront is for Council to gather feedback and insight from stakeholders, to inform preparation of a draft master plan that will be released later in 2018 for public consultation.

Timeline

September 2018 City Reach Waterfront Master Plan process commenced and opportunities document released.
Late 2018 Public consultation on the draft master plan.
Early 2019 Master plan to be completed.

More information

For more information about the City Reach Waterfront Master Plan, you can:

11 October 2018