Transform Bow Bowing Creek
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Bow Bowing Creek is transformed into one of the city's most celebrated open spaces and is a hallmark Campbelltown's liveability.
Unlocked as the central green spine at the heart of the city centre, Bow Bowing Creek is a unique and defining element. Enhancements to the waterway and surrounding open space creates a vibrant multi-use landscape offering active connections, enhanced liveability and environmental benefits for new development.
- Improved water quality restored through re-naturalisation initiatives that incorporates water sensitive urban design features and waterways
- Improved biodiversity and cooling with tree canopy cover and through removal of exotic species and pests to protect key habitats
- Flood risk mitigation through the preservation of features that enable flood waters to dissipate efficiently throughout the catchment, and opportunities for water capture and storage to minimise flooding potential
- Provide multifunctional open spaces and improved connectivity adaptable for recreational, agricultural and cultural offerings, including walking trails and cycle paths to increase movement throughout the city.
2021 - Completed initial scoping to understand the opportunities for Bow Bowing Creek
2020 to 2021 - Developed and tested what's technically possible and feasible
2021 - Research funding opportunities to realise the option.
(Mid/Late) 2022 - Consult community on ideas
(Mid/Late) 2022 - Detailed feasibility, design and engineering studies
(Mid/Late) 2022 - Explore funding and partnership opportunities to deliver pilot projects for proof of concept.
Delivery framework reference
City Making Move, 4- A Green-Blue Web
Reimagining Campbelltown City Centre Master Plan 2020, Page 136 - Campbelltown's natural landscape is an integral feature of the city's identity and lifestyle offer. Open space continues to be valued, nurtured and protected. A network of connected and multi-functional green-blue spaces supports wildlife corridors, improves environmental resilience and creates recreational journeys. Bow Bowing Creek is transformed into one of the city's most celebrated open spaces and is a hallmark Campbelltown's liveability.