Unley Publications : Unley Life Winter 2015
20 Community unites for Goodwood Main Street Unley residents and traders are embracing the opportunity to be involved in the future of the Goodwood Main Street Precinct with gusto! In par tnership bet ween Council and SA Power Net works, the undergrounding of the powerlines along Goodwood Road (bet ween the tram line and Victoria Street) provides a stimulus to improve the presentation and appeal of the Precinct. Council has recently completed the first stage of this transformative project, seeking community feedback on the original 2009 Urban Design Framework. The intention of the project is to ensure that the Goodwood precinct remains known for its rich culture and heritage. Economic growth and investment is also regarded as a key project goal. Recently Council under took ex tensive community consultation allowing residents, businesses and visitors to give valuable feedback through a community forum, street drop-in sessions and an online survey. The consultation has assisted the Council in understanding contemporary community values, with residents placing particular priority on the proposed streetscape upgrade with greening, lighting, traf fic management and car parking being some of the most critical issues. Community members cited the village atmosphere, arts culture and local traders as some of the key attractions to the precinct. Following the success of the community consultation process Council will investigate preliminary design solutions to the identified issues and oppor tunities. It is anticipated that works to underground the overhead powerlines will commence in the second half of 2015. According to Rob Jordan, manager at the Capri Theatre, the project provides great opportunity for both traders and residents. " T he project is a catalyst for the area on many levels. Improvement and progression is integral in any community and the proposed upgrades will mean that Goodwood will continue to prosper for years to come,” says Rob. Rob also sees the project as an oppor tunity for all businesses to reinvest and revitalise. “ T he Capri is launching a campaign to raise funds to paint the Capri for her 75th birthday in 2016 and hopes to engage the community and local businesses in this endeavour,” says Rob. For updates on the Goodwood Main Street upgrade please visit yoursay.unley.sa.gov.au/goodwood-main-street-upgrade Rob Jordan, manager at the Capri Theatre.
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