We are improving safety for all users on Antigua Street between Moorhouse Avenue and St Asaph Street and at Antigua Street footbridge.
Thanks for taking the time to let us know your views about the Antigua Street cycleway connection and/or Antigua Street footbridge.
We received 125 submissions for the two projects and you can read all submissions received below
Antigua Street cycleway connection to be heard [PDF, 1.6 MB]
Antigua cycleway connection not to be heard [PDF, 1.2 MB]
Antigua Street footbridge [PDF, 168 KB]
Antigua Street cycleway connection received 117 submissions and Antigua Street footbridge received 95 submissions. The majority of submitters commented on both projects with a small number commenting on just one.
We considered all feedback and you can read our responses from section 8.8(external link) of the Antigua Cycleway report and from section 5.1(external link) of the Antigua Street footbridge report.
The staff recommendation to the Hearings Panel is to recommend to Council to approve the Antigua Street cycleway connection plan which includes:
The staff recommendation to the Hearings Panel is to recommend to Council to approve the Armagh Street footbridge improvements plan which includes:
Meeting details and decision-making process
A staff report will be presented to the Hearings Panel who will then make a recommendation to Council, at the following meeting:
Date: Monday 11 April 2022
Venue: Audiovisual link (Zoom)
You can read the meeting agenda, including the staff report and any additional information online at christchurch.infocouncil.biz(external link) from Wednesday 6 April 2022.
The final decision is recorded in the meeting minutes, and these will be available on the same webpage three working days after the meeting.
If you had indicated you would like to speak at the hearings, you will have been contacted by our Committee and Hearings Advisor confirming a speaking slot for you.
Join Zoom Meeting
To join the meeting you just need to click on the link below which will open zoom in your internet browser. You will then join the waiting room until you are admitted to the meeting.
During breaks you will be moved to the waiting room and readmitted when the meeting starts. You should not need to enter a meeting passcode but it is listed below if required. Attached are some detailed instructions if you have not used zoom before.
Meeting ID: 643 941 8430
If the projects are approved, we expect that work will begin on the footbridge in October 2022 and the Antigua Street cycleway connection in late 2022.
Why we’re building a cycleway
Antigua Street is used by approximately 1200-1500 cyclists every day and is the final connection for one of our busiest cycleways, Quarrymans Trail. We are now planning the final connection from Moorhouse Avenue into the central city. We would like to hear your feedback on this final stage.
The proposed design of the new cycleway focuses on safety and accessibility for all users along Antigua Street including cyclists, pedestrians, local businesses and the Metro Sport facility.
We will also be enhancing the area with new street trees and landscaping.
What you need to know
The proposed design for the new cycleway will involve:
If approved, construction is expected to start in September 2022.
A Hearings Panel will consider a staff report and all submissions on the cycleway connection.
Antigua Street footbridge gets congested with cyclists and pedestrians, especially at peak hours. We are improving safety for all users by:
We want to hear your feedback on this plan. Have we got it right?
The Urban Development and Transport Committee will consider the staff report and submissions on the Antigua Street footbridge.