Melton Town Centre Redevelopment - Stage 4 and 5

Melton Town Centre is being transformed into a vibrant, attractive, safe and pedestrian friendly precinct. Clear pathways are being made to encourage people movement. Spaces are being created for passive and organised use and for traders to engage in the streetscape.

Stage 1 and 2 are now complete with Stage 3 underway.

Stage 4 (Bakery Square) and Stage 5 (Wallace Square) community engagement process is now closed.

Thank you for taking the time to view and make comments for consideration on redevelopment plans for Bakery Square and Wallace Square.

Stage 4 - Melton Town Centre Bakery Square

Stage 5 - Melton Town Centre Wallace Square


Download the concept plans that were displayed and distributed for discussion - Melton Town Centre Stage 4 & 5 consultation news # 1(PDF, 679KB)

These projects above include the entire length of both Bakery and Wallace Squares between Palmerston Street and Smith Street in Melton, with works expected to commence in 2018.

Your ideas and the outcome of the consultation process will lead to a universal design which will include:

  • Footpath pavement upgrade works
  • Additional street planting and landscaping
  • Landscaped garden areas and improved pedestrian crossing points.  

Workshops and drop-in sessions:

Workshops and drop-in sessions have been completed and surveys are now closed with the information being sorted and collated for the final plans.

These sessions were arranged to ensure that residents and business owners / operators that may be impacted by the works: have an understanding of the project; and the opportunity to ask us questions or provide us with information for our consideration during the design phase.

Both Council Officers and the Design Consultants were present at the drop-in sessions and workshops spoke about the Melton Town Centre Project.

Items covered included:

  • Project objectives
  • Consultation process to date
  • Design process to date
  • Likely design inclusions contained within the stage works
  • What we will be doing to mitigate any potential disruption during the construction works
  • How you can communicate with us during the construction period.

The project comprises 5 stages:

Stage 1 - Taxi shelter – complete

Stage 2 - Palmerston Street redevelopment – complete

Stage 3 - McKenzie Street redevelopment - February to November 2017

Stage 4 - Bakery Square Precinct  - Final concept plans in progress

Stage 5 - Wallace Square Precinct - Final concept plans in progress

Melton Town Centre Redevelopment - Bakery Square and Wallace Square


Keep informed

We will keep interested community members and local traders advised of progress every step of the way, so register your interest now to stay informed and have the opportunity to have your say! Email