New naming proposals

Provide your feedback on the proposed naming of roads, lanes, open spaces, parks and community centres in the City of Sydney local area.

Your feedback will assist the City to understand the level of community support for proposed names.

If supported by Council, the City will submit the proposed name to the Geographical Names Board of NSW for consideration. It may take the board up to a year to make a final decision.

As naming proposals are submitted we will place the information on this page for your comment. You can tell us what you think by completing the submissions form below for each proposal and then track its progress.

For more information please contact:

Joel Johnson, Manager City Greening and Leisure on 02 9265 9333, or email Sydney Your Say.

Provide your feedback on the proposed naming of roads, lanes, open spaces, parks and community centres in the City of Sydney local area.

Your feedback will assist the City to understand the level of community support for proposed names.

If supported by Council, the City will submit the proposed name to the Geographical Names Board of NSW for consideration. It may take the board up to a year to make a final decision.

As naming proposals are submitted we will place the information on this page for your comment. You can tell us what you think by completing the submissions form below for each proposal and then track its progress.

For more information please contact:

Joel Johnson, Manager City Greening and Leisure on 02 9265 9333, or email Sydney Your Say.

  • Pocket park at community centre Argyle Street Millers Point

    18 days ago
    Argyle st playground catchment area

    The new pocket park in front of Abraham Mott Hall and Harry Jensen Centre, Millers Point is proposed to be named:

    Argyle Street Playground

    The proposed name is inspired by the unique history of the site. The new playground sits next to Argyle Street, named by Governor Macquarie in 1810, in memory of his native county in Scotland.

    The site was a tram terminus when trams served the inner suburbs of Sydney from the 1890s to the 1960s. It also provided a turning circle for trams completing their journey. Locals and visitors will learn about the terminus and the network... Continue reading

    The new pocket park in front of Abraham Mott Hall and Harry Jensen Centre, Millers Point is proposed to be named:

    Argyle Street Playground

    The proposed name is inspired by the unique history of the site. The new playground sits next to Argyle Street, named by Governor Macquarie in 1810, in memory of his native county in Scotland.

    The site was a tram terminus when trams served the inner suburbs of Sydney from the 1890s to the 1960s. It also provided a turning circle for trams completing their journey. Locals and visitors will learn about the terminus and the network on park signs.

    You can provide feedback using our online submission form below or email submission or post to:

    Chief Executive Officer, Attention: Joel Johnson, Manager City Greening & Leisure

    City of Sydney, GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2000.

    Consultation on this naming proposal closes 5pm.

    Council will monitor this feedback before the name is submitted to the Geographical Names Board of NSW for consideration.


  • Pocket park at 222 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst

    18 days ago
    Tree

    The new pocket park at 222 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst is proposed to be named:

    ‘Frances Newton Reserve’

    The proposed name pays tribute to Frances Newton, an American teacher who influenced the development of kindergartens in Australia. Ms Newton was the principal of the Sydney Kindergarten Training College on Roslyn Street in Darlinghurst from 1902 to 1905.

    Under Ms Newton’s leadership, the number of free kindergartens in Sydney increased and dozens of women were trained as kindergarten teachers, providing education and care for children in the inner city.

    You can provide feedback using our online submission form or email submissions or... Continue reading

    The new pocket park at 222 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst is proposed to be named:

    ‘Frances Newton Reserve’

    The proposed name pays tribute to Frances Newton, an American teacher who influenced the development of kindergartens in Australia. Ms Newton was the principal of the Sydney Kindergarten Training College on Roslyn Street in Darlinghurst from 1902 to 1905.

    Under Ms Newton’s leadership, the number of free kindergartens in Sydney increased and dozens of women were trained as kindergarten teachers, providing education and care for children in the inner city.

    You can provide feedback using our online submission form or email submissions or post to:

    Chief Executive Officer, Attention: Joel Johnson, Manager City Greening & Leisure

    City of Sydney, GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2000.

    Consultation on this naming proposal will close 5pm 19 May 2017.

    Council will monitor this feedback before the name is submitted to the Geographical Names Board of NSW for consideration.