Located within the Greater Parramatta Growth Area, Westmead offers the opportunity to plan for new homes and jobs in a coordinated manner.
Westmead is well connected to existing public transport, including the Western and Cumberland train lines and bus services to the Parramatta and Sydney CBDs. It takes under three minutes to reach the Parramatta CBD by train from Westmead Station. The future Parramatta Light Rail will service Westmead and commence services in 2023.
Westmead has two distinct areas – the health and education area north of the rail line, and the residential area south of the rail line. We will work with both Cumberland Council and the Westmead Alliance to progress plans for the two areas. Please refer to the map for more information.
According to the Westmead Alliance, the Westmead health, education and research precinct has the potential to accommodate a new university campus with up to 30,000 new jobs in the next 20 years generating an additional $4.5 billion in economic output.
We are working with the Westmead Alliance to progress the master plan, as well as ensuring an overall plan for Westmead.