Major Contract

Sydney Metro – West – Hunter Street Station and Precinct

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
Sydney Metro – West – Hunter Street Station and Precinct

A new metro station in Hunter Street aims to cater to growing demand and supplement the capacity of existing CBD metro and heavy rail stations.

The new Hunter Street Station and Precicnt will be accessible from George, Bligh and O’Connell Streets in the Sydney CBD and include:

  • an underground station
  • underground connections to Wynyard, Martin Place and Barangaroo stations, and
  • two over station developments (OSD) buildings over the east and west station entries.

The station will also provide connections with heavy rail services at Wynyard Station and the Sydney Metro – City and Southwest Line at Martin Place Station. 

Along with Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park, The Bays, and Pyrmont stations, the Hunter Street metro station will be delivered as an Integrated Station Development (ISD) through a Development Partner Model. The overstation development will include commercial, retail and residential space.

Key Dates

Dec 2019 Initial Packaging Announced
Oct 2020 Revised Packaging Announced
Feb 2022 ROIs Open
Mar 2022 ROIs Close
Apr 2022 RFT Stage One Open
Jun 2022 RFT Stage One Close
Nov 2022 RFT Stage Two Open
Jun 2024 RFT Stage Two Close
Nov 2024 Expected Contract Award
2025 Expected Construction Commencement
Jun 2028 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Sydney Metro
Procurement note:

The Hunter Street Station and Preceinct ISD will be delivered under a Development Partner Model for the station, precinct, and over station developments.

The Precinct Development Partner model comprises the following components: 

  • Station: Construction of the Station and OSD enabling works up to the transfer level of the OSD
  • East OSD: Delivery of an OSD building above the Station entrance on Bligh and O’Connell Streets
  • East Additional Land: Organisations will be invited to bring additional land that may change the design of the precincts
  • West OSD: Delivery of an OSD building above the Station entrance on George and Hunter Streets
  • West Additional Land: Organisations will be invited to bring additional land that may change the design of the precincts, and
  • Integration Role: Coordination, management, integration and financing of contracts to deliver the Station, OSDs, and potential developments on additional land.

Interested parties will be able to bid on any combination of the contract’s components.

Related contracts:
Sydney Metro West – Transaction Management
Successful Tenderer - KPMG and IAG

PROJECT HISTORY

Apr 2018 The NSW Government held an industry briefing. Project development and stakeholder engagement strategies were announced.
Dec 2018 Second industry briefing held, outlining base case delivery and packaging strategy.
Oct 2020 During a Transport for NSW major projects industry briefing, Sydney Metro announced restructured project packaging for Sydney Metro West. Four stops, including a station in Sydney CBD, were confirmed as Integrated Station Developments (ISD).
Feb 2021 The NSW Government opened Registrations of Interest (ROIs) for the Hunter Street Station and Precinct, closing on 4 March, and announced the project will be delivered through a Development Partner Model. The Precinct Development Partner role comprises the delivery of an underground station, two over station developments and underground walkways connecting Wynyard, Martin Place and Barangaroo. The NSW Government also announced additional detail on procurement timeframes in an Industry Briefing, with two Request for Tender processes to occur.
May 2021 The NSW Government confirmed the location of a new station in the Sydney CBD. A new Hunter Street Station will be accessible from George, Bligh and O’Connell Streets in the Sydney CBD. The station will also provide connections with heavy rail services at Wynyard Station and the Sydney Metro – City and Southwest Line at Martin Place Station.
May 2021 Sydney Metro requested the SEARs for the section of the project between the Bays Precinct and the Sydney CBD, and confirmed provisions will be sought for an Integrated Station Development for Hunter Street Station.
Jun 2021 Sydney Metro requested Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) for the next phase of approvals for the Sydney Metro – West project. The accompanying scoping report outlined the indicative construction period for Hunter Street Station from fourth quarter of 2025 to second quarter of 2028.
Jul 2021 The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment issued Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) for the major civil construction between The Bays and Sydney CBD.
Feb 2022 The NSW Government opened Registrations of Interest (ROIs) for the Hunter Street Station and Precinct, closing on 4 March. It also announced the project will be delivered through a Development Partner Model.
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Other |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Tender notices
2022/02/09
Project pages
Hunter Street Station