December 14th, 2012, 01:00 PM
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SYDNEY | Darling Harbour Redevelopment
Originally Posted by upwards
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PREFERED PLAN:
The largest exhibition space in Australia at 40,000 sqm - the equivalent of five
football fields. It includes 35,000 sqm of dedicated space and a further 5,000
sqm of flexible space.
The biggest total meeting room space in Australia at 8,000 sqm across 40
rooms, linked to both convention and exhibition areas.
The biggest Australian convention capacity - known as plenary space - able to
accommodate more than 12,000 people over four different areas, allowing
multiple events to take place at the same time.
Sydney’s largest ballroom, for at least 2,000 people - almost double the current
A red carpet, premium entertainment facility with a capacity of at least 8,000
people, suitable for both entertainment events and 'mega' conferences.
State-of-the-art technology throughout, such as free wireless connectivity
across all facilities and 10 free Wi-Fi hot spots in the public open space.
Up to 900 hotel rooms in a hotel complex at the northern end of the precinct.
The new convention, exhibition and entertainment facilities will be built north of
Renewed and upgraded public domain that has been increased by a hectare,
including an outdoor event space for up to 25,000 people at an expanded
A new neighbourhood at the southern end of the precinct, called The
Haymarket, home to high-tech businesses, apartments, student
accommodation, shops, cafes and restaurants.
The new urban neighbourhood will be created south of Pier St on the site of the
existing Sydney Entertainment Centre and car park.
Improved pedestrian connections drawing people between Central, Chinatown
and Cockle Bay Wharf as well as east-west between Ultimo/Pyrmont and the
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