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Great South Road, Mt Wellington – New footpath Great South Road, Mt Wellington – New footpath

Proposal status: Feedback closed 8 November 2019, last updated 11 December 2019

Reference number: FP1920-006

We're making changes in your area

In October 2019, we proposed a new footpath along Great South Road between Abattoir Lane and Bell Avenue in Mt Wellington. Our proposal responded to a request from the local community to close the gap between existing footpaths.

Download the proposal drawing for Great South Road (PDF 5MB)

Why the changes are needed

The proposed upgrade will improve walking connections along this section of Great South Road and to the existing bus stop nearby.

Proposal outcome

We have made minor changes to the design based on community feedback. Changes include widening the footpath at the bus stop to allow more space for people waiting for the bus.

Download the updated drawing for Great South Road (PDF 3.3MB) 

Thank you to everyone who responded to our proposal and gave us the chance to better understand your community and concerns. A summary of your feedback and our responses to community questions is below.

Community feedback

We received positive feedback noting the proposal would create a safer connection for people using the footpath.

Thank you for your feedback and glad to hear the proposal will improve the safety for people walking in this area.

  • Suggestion to extend the footpath at the bus stop to allow for more space for people waiting. Thank you for this suggestion, we will widen the footpath at the bus stop to provide enough space for the users. Please see the updated drawings.

Next steps

These works are planned before June 2021, but we will let you know if there are further changes or delays.

Our contractors will send notices to affected residents 48-hours prior to construction starting.