Honeysuckle Park now open
Novocastrians can now enjoy a new $4.2 million waterfront park in the CBD. The new Honeysuckle Park is an outstanding public space for locals, forming part of a dynamic $55 million infrastructure and public domain works program in Newcastle.
Heritage Award winners
We're delighted to be recognised with top accolades for our $10 million Leagues Club Park transformation in Gosford, winning the Aboriginal Heritage and Judges Choice Awards.
We're proud to work on the Hunter Park business case project, to test opportunities for the significant urban transformation of a 63ha precinct in Broadmeadow.
The ambitious project seeks to deliver a world-class precinct with international sporting and event facilities, exceptional lifestyle and amenity, as well as new employment offerings and innovative housing models.
Local connections in Cockle Creek
At Cressy Road, we’re honouring an important local figure and creating a vital link in the transformation of Cockle Creek.
DA for 'Hope at Honeysuckle'
The transformation of the historic Wharf building into Newcastle’s newest destination for food, entertainment and gourmet Hunter products is one step closer with the development application lodged.
Public domain expansion
Construction of Honeysuckle Park at Worth Place is now underway, marking a significant step in the delivery of new public domain, and the continued revitalisation of Newcastle's iconic waterfront.
The Station's piazza unveiled
The new landscaped piazza at The Station is providing a magnificent space for recreation and open-air events overlooking Newcastle's waterfront.
Bold objectives for Honeysuckle
Bold and ambitious objectives for the future transformation of Honeysuckle lands have been identified through the Honeysuckle Ideas community engagement program.
Changes due to COVID-19
As COVID-19 continues to affect the way we live, work and play - our operations are adapting to best manage public safety. HCCDC is continuing to operate during this time in line with NSW Government advice.
Mount Penang Parklands and The Station remain open. Visitors are asked to 'check in' using the QR code's on site, maintain appropriate hygiene and physical distancing, and adhere to Public Health Orders at all times.
Our team can be contacted as usual via phone and email. To get in touch, phone (02) 4904 2750 or email [email protected].
Thriving regions, vibrant communities
Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation (HCCDC) is responsible for the planning and delivery of economic and urban development in the Hunter and Central Coast regions. Our aim is to strengthen global gateways to these regions by creating diverse and sustainable regional economies, with thriving communities and leading metropolitan cities at their hearts.
We're working to create vibrant places with great spaces, provide more employment opportunities and more housing, and attract innovative talent and enterprises - to provide unrivalled lifestyles in rich natural and built environments.
New play space in Gosford CBD
Gosford Leagues Club Park has been transformed into a landmark regional play space with unstructured play zones, shady picnic areas, a tidal waterway and open green lawns.
Plans for Station play space
DA plans have been updated to create a new kids play space at The Station. The new play zone is all about fun, imagination and engaging with nature in the newly created Piazza.
We're activating Newcastle by strengthening connections between the city and waterfront, creating new housing, job opportunities and public spaces connected to transport.
Mount Penang Parklands
HCCDC owns and manages the Central Coast's Mount Penang Parklands precinct, a destination for tourism, events, business and education.
Since the early 2000s, HCCDC has been working to remediate and rehabilitate two former BHP Steelworks sites around the Port of Newcastle.
HCCDC supports local initiatives that enhance and celebrate the communities of the Hunter and Central Coast regions, and align with our strategic objectives.
Through the Honeysuckle urban renewal project, the Government has paved the way for private sector investment to deliver new homes, jobs and economic activity.
As the project draws closer to completion, exciting new projects are planned for the remaining Honeysuckle lands - and the highest standards of built form and urban amenity will be applied.
In the news...
Novocastrians will now enjoy a new $4.2 million waterfront park in the CBD which will provide an outstanding public space for locals. The new Honeysuckle Park forms part of a dynamic $55 million infrastructure and public domain works program in Honeysuckle Newcastle.
The transformation of the historic Wharf building into Newcastle’s newest destination for food, entertainment and gourmet Hunter products is one step closer with the development application lodged for ‘Hope at Honeysuckle’.
More than $6 million to progress planning for a major urban renewal of Newcastle’s Hunter Park, which will feature 2,600 homes and more than 30 hectares of upgraded public space, will be included in the 2021-2022 NSW Budget.