Urban Design Framework
About the Project
The Key Moves
Key Move 1: Renmark Riverfront Masterplan
Prepare and implement a Renmark Riverfront Masterplan to activate the water’s edge and surrounding precinct.
Key Move 2: Improve Renmark/Ral Ral/Murray Avenues intersection
Modify the major intersection at Renmark/Ral Ral/Murray Avenues with a special focus on improving pedestrian and cyclist movements. To be done in parallel to the reduction on B-Double traffic through the intersection.
Key Move 3: Wayfinding Strategies
Better wayfinding infrastructure to help visitors arriving in Renmark, to improve access to off-street car parking and to make it easier and more enjoyable to walk around Renmark including storytelling about Renmark’s past, present and future.
Key Move 4: Curate Town Centre Retail and Visitor Services
Work with businesses and landowners to reduce vacancies and ensure a mix of attractive and successful shops and businesses.
Key Move 5: At the edge – an activating public art strategy
Building upon a public art theme of ‘At The Edge’, introduce public art elements to support visitation, events and tourism marketing.
Key Move 6: Improve Important Streetscapes
Streetscape improvements to important town centre streets and arrival streets like Renmark Avenue
Key Move 7: Land Use Flexibility
Encourage more housing and mixed use development in the town centre through zoning changes and other measures.
Implementation & Funding
The implementation of the UDF will be undertaken in a staged manner as reflected in Council’s Infrastructure and Asset Management Plan (IAMP).
In 2018/19 Council allocated $3,884,000 to complete Stage 1A of the UDF and has been successful in obtaining $548,000 of external funding through the State Government Places for People Program and $1,394,000 of external funding through the Federal Governments Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).
For more information relating to Stage 1A, now know as the Taylor Riverfront Precinct, please visit the project page or alternatively click here