The CBD and South East Light Rail will build a positive future for businesses with improved connections to commercial, education, hospital, sporting and entertainment precincts. Building major infrastructure in Australia’s busiest city will be challenging but we’re making every effort to minimise the impact on businesses. There will be disruptions along the way, but benefits will be considerable once light rail is in operation.
TRANSPORT FOR NSW LIGHT RAIL ACTIVATION PROGRAM
The Transport for NSW CBD Coordination Office is supporting business through its Light Rail Activation Program, working with retailers along the light rail route.
The Christmas Activation Program, which includes a nine-metre high Christmas tree, is now live on George Street, between King and Market streets. CBD shoppers and pedestrians can enjoy a program of activities in the pop-up retail space outside Dymocks and in the live entertainment area outside Myer until 27 December.
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GUIDEs FOR BUSINESSES IN surry hills, RANDWICK, KENSINGTON AND KINgSFORD
The Transport for NSW CBD Coordination Office has developed some handy guides for businesses in cooperation with Randwick City Council, Office of the Small Business Commissioner and ALTRAC Light Rail. They provides contact details for a range of services and are available to download in the sidebar to the right.
YOUR LOCAL GUIDES TO BUSINESSES IN THE SOUTH EAST & SURRY HILLS
Transport for NSW has launched extensive local business guides for key suburbs along the CBD & South East Light Rail corridor as part of its business activation program, working with retailers affected by construction. You can download a copy of each local guide in the sidebar to the right of the page.
To prepare for changes to the transport and road network, visit our Travel Choices page.
Small Biz Connect
As part of its Small Biz Connect program, the NSW Department of Industry has appointed advisers to provide specialised and highly subsidised support for businesses along the light rail route.
Advisers work with businesses to help them identify new opportunities, as well as make any necessary adjustments to stay competitive and resilient during this period of change and transformation.
Businesses along the length of the route, from Circular Quay to Randwick, Kensington and Kingsford, can benefit from one-to-one appointments, group workshops and tailored business advice.
For more information visit the Small Biz Connect website