John Stokes Square Redevelopment
- John Stokes Square Redevelopment - Factsheet - March 2019
- Creating Jobs: John Stokes Redevelopment A Step Closer - Media Release - March 2019
The John Stokes Square housing complex in Nightcliff currently comprises 75 public housing units that are nearing the end of economic life. The redevelopment of John Stokes Square will improve the quality of housing, allow for improved amenities and open spaces, and reduce anti-social behaviour.
The project will include:
- A new 24-hour police station;
- Complex-needs public housing (targeting seniors and people living with disabilities); and
- A public space to link pedestrians between the Nightcliff Shops and the Woolworths complex.
A demolition contract is currently out to tender, with works anticipated to commence in May 2019.
Cost - $45 million
- $3 million has been allocated to demolition and early design works
Project commencement – mid 2019
Estimated completion – late 2020
For any queries or further information about the project, please email email@example.com or call the project hotline number on 1800 517 341.
Pedestrian Safety Upgrade
As part of the John Stokes Square Redevelopment, traffic upgrades will be in place on Progress Drive to create a safe, pedestrian – friendly link between the Nightcliff Shops and John Stokes Square. Detailed design is anticipated to commence in May this year following community consultation.
New Public Housing
The John Stokes Redevelopment will provide 75 new public housing units for seniors and people living with disabilities. During construction, current residents will be placed in alternative public housing. For further information, please visit the Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development website at www.dlghcd.nt.gov.au.
Nightcliff Police Station
A contract to design the concept for the Nightcliff Police Station was awarded to Jackman Gooden Architects and construction is scheduled for late-2019.
The relocation of the Nightcliff Police Station will provide proximity and visibility to help reduce antisocial behaviour in the area and assist police in keeping the community safe.
Residents, stakeholders and businesses will be informed regularly for the duration of the project. For any queries or further information about the project, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the project hotline number on 1800 517 341.
A number of community information stands will be set up in the Nightcliff area.
Wednesday 20 March
9:00 am – 11:00 am & 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 23 March
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday 24 March
8:00 am -11:00 am
Sunday 31 March
8:00 am – 11:00 am
Last updated: 20 March 2019