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Frequently Asked Questions

Sydney Metro sought concept approval for a mixed-use over station development above the northern entrance of Pitt Street Metro station including;

  • a maximum building envelope for a tower and podium built form with tower height up to approximately 43 storeys and podium height approximately 12 storeys
  • a maximum gross floor area of 50,310m² (including the over station development and station floorspace) 
  • two potential land use schemes for the building envelope;
    • a mix of residential accommodation, hotel and office OR
    • a mix of retail space at the ground floor with commercial offices above
  • a maximum of 50 car parking spaces.

The planning approval was granted for the Pitt Street Metro Station in January 2017.

The station will be part of the future Sydney Metro network, providing access across the network to the Sydney Central Business District.

Now that the concept SSD application is approved, separate application/s will be required for the detailed design and construction of the development.


These application/s will be exhibited and assessed by the Department. You will be invited to provide feedback on the application/s at that time.

To find out more about the Pitt Street North Over Station Development you can:

  • visit the Sydney Metro website
  • visit our Major Projects website
  • call our Information Centre on 1300 305 695. If English isn’t your first language and you require an interpreter, please phone 131 450. You can request an interpreter in your language and then to be connected the Information Centre on 1300 305 695.

Page last updated: 28/06/2019