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Northern Beaches Council is upgrading existing facilities at Church Point, with stage one construction about to commence. Once the $10 million project is complete it will deliver the following improvements to the area:

  • New car park with 120 new parking spots
  • New seawall with suspended timber pedestrian boardwalk (forming part of the recently upgraded commuter wharf)
  • Realignment of McCarrs Creek Road between the Commuter Wharf and Rostrevor Reserve
  • Improved landscaping and aesthetics 

This project addresses a number of concerns that were identified in the Church Point Plan of Management and associated Masterplan, and comes after extensive consultation with the community.

Specialist civil engineers—Ward Civil and Environmental Engineering—is coordinating the design and construction of the project, which will take approximately 18 months to complete


The project will take place in a number of stages: 


Work to date has included

  • Site preparations including geotechnical ground investigations
  • Temporary wharf (Rostrevor Reserve) installed to offset commuter boat parking
  • Final design concepts
  • Local residents and businesses liaison
  • Aesthetics Advisory Committee meetings to discuss landscaping and car park façade

Stage 1

July 2016 – April 2017 

Stage 1 Map

Works include the construction of the new sea wall, reclamation works and construction of the new main road and walkway as well as initial service relocations.

Click on the map for a detailed view of the Stage 1 Map.

Detailed works include:

  • Site establishment including environmental controls, temporary services and establishment of temporary pedestrian, boating and traffic arrangements.
  • Temporary works for piling rig
  • Piling works for new sea wall
  • Removal of temporary piling platform and reclamation works by means of imported material placement – during this period there will be increased truck movements into and out of the site under controlled conditions.
  • Service relocations
  • New road alignment and walkway construction.
  • Existing commuter wharf adjustments

The stage 1 works is expected to be completed by April 2017, weather permitting.

Stage 2

Works include the construction of the new multi-level 120 space car park and finishing works including services and final landscaping.

Detailed works include:

  • Site establishment, clearing and demolition of existing infrastructure.
  • Filling works
  • Service relocations
  • Piling works for car park
  • Construction of multilevel car park including access and service provisions and tie-ins to new road alignment
  • Façade treatments to new car park
  • Final landscaping of site extents
  • Contractor disestablishment and remediation works

The stage 2 works is expected to be completed by December 2017, weather permitting.

Project Overview Presentation 

Project Manager 

Council has appointed an expert project manager to oversee the project from Council’s perspective:

Grant Tighe
Project Manager
9970 1339

Updated: 12 Aug 2016