Major Contract

Sydney Metro - City and Southwest - Pitt Street Station

Under Delivery
Sydney Metro - City and Southwest - Pitt Street Station

The Sydney Metro City & Southwest project will see a new 30-kilometre metro line extending from Chatswood, under Sydney Harbour, through new CBD stations and southwest to Bankstown.

The City & Southwest line will see new stations constructed at Crows Nest, Victoria Cross, Pitt Street, Martin Place and Waterloo. The stations will be delivered as integrated station developments (ISD), allowing for over-station developments.

The Pitt Street Station will sit approximately 17 to 20 metres below ground. The works will include:

  • new bike parking on Park and Bathurst streets
  • wayfinding signage and metro information to be provided, and 
  • upgrades to pedestrian infrastructure around the station to be refined in consultation with Transport for NSW and City of Sydney Council.

The overstation development works include:

  • a new commercial building with a maximum height of 39 storeys (RL 176.8m)
  • pedestrian entrances to the over station development (OSD) from located Pitt Street and Castlereagh Street
  • commercial lobby and amenities including end of trip facilities
  • retail tenancies
  • 40 car parking spaces, and 
  • shared vehicle loading and service facilities.


Key Dates

May 2018 EOIs Open
Jun 2018 EOIs Close
Sep 2019 Contract Award
Jan 2021 Construction Commencement
2024 Expected Operations/Service Commencement
Dec 2024 Expected Construction Completion


Procuring Agency: Sydney Metro
Shortlist: Lendlease, Brookfield Properties, and a consortium comprising Oxford Properties, CPB Contractors and Grocon.
Successful Tenderer: Consortium comprising Oxford Properties, CPB Contractors and Grocon.


2017 Planning approval was granted for the proposed station.
May 2018 The NSW Government called for Expressions of Interest for the project, closing on 25 June.
Jun 2018 The NSW Government shortlisted three bidders for the project, including Grocon, Lendlease, and Brookfield Properties Australia.
Jul 2019 The NSW Government granted approval for Stage One of the over-station development.
Aug 2019 The Environmental Impact Statements for the two towers were lodged and placed on public exhibition, closing on 12 September.
Sep 2019 The contract was awarded to a consortium comprising CPB Contractors, Grocon and Oxford Properties. The consortium will pay the NSW Government $369 million for air rights to develop the buildings over the station.
Jan 2021 Major works commenced.
Feb 2021 Final approvals were granted for Stage Two of the over-station development.
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Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
New South Wales |
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