Potts Point laneway to open up as new ‘community hub’
A City of Sydney trial designed to increase outdoor dining options hopes to transform a Potts Point laneway into a ‘community hub’ this summer.
As part of the 12-month trial beginning October 1, restaurants at Llankelly Place will be granted an additional metre of outdoor space in an effort to attract more visitors to the laneway.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the trial will inject more trade and visitors into the area.
“This is as a great way to activate the public space, encourage visitors and open up new opportunities for small business. It will bring more life and energy to the area, and increase safety.”
The City of Sydney will work in association with Potts Point Partnership and local residents to increase the appeal of the area. Already, efforts to refurbish the signature ‘starburst’ lighting feature and to clean the space are underway.
“In our area it is particularly important we diversify entertainment and dining options, and change the conversation about Kings Cross,” Potts Point Partnerships chair Adrian Bartels said.
To find out more, see the City of Sydney website.