Community Consultation, Booth Street Main Street Masterplan

The proposal to develop a masterplan for Booth Street from Moore Street Bridge over White's Creek to Alexandra(Camperdown) street [should probably be extended to Pyrmont Bridge Road] was presented to residents at a meeting at the Annandale Neighbourhood Centre (back hall) on Thursday 27 June 2013.

Residents were invited to make submissions to Council.

Ideas and Issues raised at the meeting
Placemaking, history, walks, more frequent emptying of Bins, Paving, Taylor Street Crossings, Bicycle and Pedestrian safety at Wigram Road roundabout, Truck Deliveries Supermarket 4-8 Booth Street, Red Light Camera at Johnston Street, Headlight parking, Right turn arrows Booth to Johnston Street, Traffic Cushions, Double Parking at Johnston Street Shops, improving amenity of Bus Passengers and Pedestrians, prams, wheelchairs by removing bus shelters near bus stops at Johnston Street.
Booth Street, Annandale in the rain
, more bike racks, new seating areas/pocket parks and "rain gardens and leaky wells improve water absorption into soils."

Booth Street is the business heart of Annandale.


The 2012 introduction of pedestrian crossings at Annandale Street and Trafalgar street have significantly improved pedestrian amenity.The associated 40km zones have improved pedestrian and driver safety.

Key features of Booth Street



Bus services
470 Central Railway, CBD and Circular Quay
370 Universities & Coogee Beach, Leichhardt, Glebe, Newtown

Bank, Church, Pub, Medical Services, Cafes, residential, food, garden centre, real estate, lock smiths, cleaners warehouse, childcare, hardware

Post office
The post office took residents 10 years of lobbying in 1890s More at http://ramin.com.au/annandale/story-annandale-post-office.shtml

Opportunities for improvement

1.Remove bus shelters and advertising both sides of Johnston Street.

2.Renew paving/footpath surfaces and ramp kerbing

3. Ease traffic congestion in Booth Street (improve bus services) possibly by limiting right hand turn into booth from Johnston during peak hours.

4. Provide seating at bus stops under awnings.

5. Clear footpath access

6. Enhance heritage aspects and declutter

7. Improve shading between Trafalgar and Nelson Street shops

Pedestrian Safety compromised by Bus Shelters/Advertising on Booth Street
STA Bus at Bus Stop in Annandalehttp://ramin.com.au/annandale/bus-shelters-boothstreet.shtml

Bus Shelters not used in rain (28 June 2013)
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/booth-street-28June2013.shtml

Historic Tram Shelter (the Crescent Annandale)
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/story-johnston-street-north.shtml#bridge

Tram at St Aidan's Booth Street circa 1957
http://www.flickr.com/photos/74004041@N06/6906417708/
Tram at North Annandale Hotel 1955
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Corner_Booth_and_Johnston_Streets,_Annandale,_NSW_1955.jpg

Introduce an Art Plinth
LANE COVE GALLERY PUBLIC ART - Outdoor Sculpture Plinth
http://lindaseiffert.weebly.com/1/post/2014/01/lane-cove-gallery-public-art-outdoor-sculpture-plinth-jan16-feb11-2014.html

Maybe introduce Swings

Montreal's Musical Swings
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exbkX07IQJE

Have Your Say

Community members can provide comments and suggestions about the future of Booth Street by completing the feedback form by close of business on Friday 12 July 2013.

More including Feedback form at:
http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/About-Council/Public-Consultation/Other-Matters-for-Consultation/Booth-Street-Annandale-Main-Street-Masterplan