Major Contract

Sydney Metro - City and Southwest - Victoria Cross Station

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Sydney Metro - City and Southwest - Victoria Cross 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 Victoria Cross ISD, on the corner of Miller and Berry Streets, North Sydney, is proposed to comprise a 40-storey commercial building over a metro station which will sit approximately 31 metres below ground. 

The Victoria Cross ISD will include:

  • two station entrances including a northern entrance opening to Miller and McLaren streets, and a southern entrance with pedestrian access to Miller and Denison streets
  • a commercial building above the station’s southern entrance
  • station concourse and platforms beneath Miller Street
  • a commercial and retail hub, and
  • upgraded pedestrian infrastructure around the station, including new bike parking at the northern entrance, and new kiss and ride bays on McLaren Street opposite the northern entrance.

Key Dates

Nov 2017 EOIs Open
Dec 2017 EOIs Close
Mar 2018 Shortlisted Bidders Announced
Dec 2018 Contract Award
Jan 2021 Construction Commencement
2024 Expected Construction Completion


Procuring Agency: Sydney Metro
Shortlist: Lendlease; John Holland and Charter Hall Joint Venture; and Dexus Funds Management
Successful Tenderer: Lendlease


Nov 2017 The NSW Government called for Expressions of Interest for the project, closing on 20 December.
Mar 2018 The NSW Government shortlisted three bidders for the project, including Lendlease, a John Holland and Charter Hall Joint Venture, and Dexus Funds Management.
May 2018 Transport for NSW released the concept State Significant Development Application and Environmental Impact Statement on exhibition, closing on the 22 June.
Dec 2018 Lendlease was awarded the contract for the delivery of the ISD.
Nov 2019 The NSW Government released the detailed design and construction plan for public feedback, closing on 28 November.
Jan 2021 Major works commenced on the project, with completion expected in 2024.
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Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
New South Wales |
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