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Urban Activation Project

The Urban Activation Project, is now complete in the City of Marion.

The projects provided infrastructure that supported the activated places, improved community amenity and attracted markets / events.

Projects were completed at:

  • Lampshade Coffee Lounge, Byre Avenue, Warradale
  • Little Bici/Trott Park Shopping Centre, Heysen Drive, Trott Park
  • Next Chapter Café @ Marion Cultural Centre, Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park
  • Once and Again Book Café, Marion Road, Plympton Park
  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Morphett Road, Oaklands Park


The Urban Activation Project selected projects in the City of Marion that:

  • Enhances collaboration and partnerships for ongoing sustainable business growth
  • Creates destinations for visitors and local residents
  • Helps small businesses to thrive
  • Stimulates the visitor economy
  • Encourages evening and night time economy
  • Improves physical conditions and safety of place
  • Builds community capacity to activate the public realm and create an inclusive sense of place
  • Provides the opportunity for community art or commissioned public artworks
  • Supports the health of local residents who can walk and cycle to locally accessible cafes, shops and services
  • Improves the environment
  • Delivers Smart City solutions
  • Are innovative by nature.