Worcester Street is the final connection for the Rapanui cycleway into the city.
Council approved the scheme design for Worcester Street cycleway connection, with several amendments and notes, on Thursday 12 May 2022.
You can view the meeting minutes, which include the formal resolutions, online at christchurch.infocouncil.biz(external link) or you can watch the decision being made(external link) here.
Amendments and notes
What happens next?
We expect construction to begin in August 2022.
Future work on Worcester Street
A new cycleway, which will link Rapanui Shag Rock Major Cycle Route from the southeast into the central city, will begin in 2024. Information on this can be found on our budget tool(external link) or in our Long Term Plan(external link), ID number 60236.
Thanks for taking the time to let us know your views about the Worcester Street cycleway connection.
We received 29 submissions for the two projects and you can read all submissions received below
Worcester Street submissions [PDF, 6.9 MB]
We considered all feedback and you can read our responses from Section 5(external link) of the report.
The staff recommendation to the Hearings Panel is to recommend to Council to approve the Antigua Street cycleway connection plan which includes:
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
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.
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
To make it safer for everyone, we are proposing the following changes between Fitzgerald Avenue and Manchester Street:
The Christchurch City Council's Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 allows Council to set and change speed limits on roads within Christchurch under the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017.
Find more information on setting speed limits on our website