Learmonth Street, Haberfield - improving safety


Council is proposing to improve pedestrian and motorist safety in Learmonth Street, between Boomerang Street and Tillock Street. This addresses residents’ concerns about speeding in Learmonth Street which Council has investigated and confirmed is an issue. The proposal is a continuation of the Local Area Traffic Management measures recently completed in Waratah Street and Tillock Street, Haberfield.

The proposed work includes introducing bus friendly speed cushions in the middle of the following blocks:

  • Boomerang Street and Dudley Street;
  • Dudley Street and Kingston Street; and
  • Kingston Street and Tillock Street.

The work would also include painting associated line markings.

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Council is proposing to improve pedestrian and motorist safety in Learmonth Street, between Boomerang Street and Tillock Street. This addresses residents’ concerns about speeding in Learmonth Street which Council has investigated and confirmed is an issue. The proposal is a continuation of the Local Area Traffic Management measures recently completed in Waratah Street and Tillock Street, Haberfield.

The proposed work includes introducing bus friendly speed cushions in the middle of the following blocks:

  • Boomerang Street and Dudley Street;
  • Dudley Street and Kingston Street; and
  • Kingston Street and Tillock Street.

The work would also include painting associated line markings.

See the draft plans for more details

Parking changes

This proposal would replace a redundant driveway on the side of 38 Dudley Street with kerb and gutter which would result in one parking space being gained.

There are no other changes to existing parking in the street.

Have your say

Give us your feedback on this proposal using the form below. The last day to comment is Thursday 18 January 2018. The community engagement is open for six weeks to provide additional time for feedback over the Christmas and New Year period

What happens next?

Council has not yet made any commitment to change the traffic arrangements in your street. A report, together with the community’s comments and this proposal, will be considered by Council’s Local Traffic Committee meeting on 6 February 2018. The Committee will make recommendations for Council to consider at its February 2018 meeting. Please check Council's website early next year to find out the date and location of the Council meeting.

Council will notify everyone who provided comments of the final decision.

When is the work planned for?

These works are expected to be built in the 2018/19 financial year subject to outcome of this community engagement, final approvals and budget allocation. Residents will be notified before any work starts.

More information

Please contact Mr Davide Torresan on 9392 5984 if you need further information about this proposal.


  • Council considers plan to improve safety

    about 1 month ago

    Council considered a report and the recommendations of the Local Traffic Committee (LTC) at a meeting on 27 February 2018. Council endorsed the LTC recommendations to install radar speed units on Learmonth Street, Haberfield.

    Speed radars will be temporarily installed to monitor and manage speeding in Learmonth Street.

    Read the LTC meeting report and minutes.

    Council considered a report and the recommendations of the Local Traffic Committee (LTC) at a meeting on 27 February 2018. Council endorsed the LTC recommendations to install radar speed units on Learmonth Street, Haberfield.

    Speed radars will be temporarily installed to monitor and manage speeding in Learmonth Street.

    Read the LTC meeting report and minutes.