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Thomastown streetscape upgrade

We’re making some improvements to the streetscape at Thomastown Shopping Centre on High Street.

What's included?

Once the improvements are complete you can enjoy:

  • Safer crossing on side streets
  • Improved footpaths and paving
  • New public spaces for seating and socialising
  • More greenery and landscaping
  • Lighting at key places
  • Upgrades to drainage and power.

Progress update

Here's what we've already completed along High Street:

  • New public forecourt at entrance to Thomastown Primary School, which includes a new entry to the school, lights, seats and landscaping
  • Re-planting at the Spring Street car park
  • Replacement of paving and drainage between Spring Street and Highlands Road
  • New planting and street furniture including seating
  • Toilet block at Central Avenue.
  • New signalised pedestrian crossing off High Street at the Central Ave end of the shops
  • New pedestrian crossings at Pleasant Rd, Central Ave and Highlands Rd
  • Replacement of paving and drainage along High Street
  • New landscaping and street furnishings (bike loops, bins, seats)

What's happening next?

  • New public space at the war memorial site opposite Thomastown Primary School
  • Customised seating, shelter and street furnishings
  • Paving and landscaping
  • Ceremonial spire and ‘Poppy Bowl’
  • Feature lighting.


  • Stage 1a – High Street, between Spring Street and Highlands Road - construction complete
  • Stage 1b – Forecourt upgrade to Thomastown Primary School - construction complete
  • Stage 2a – High Street, between Highlands Place and Pleasant Road - construction complete
  • Stage 2b – War Memorial site on High Street - construction underway.


The Thomastown streetscape upgrades are delivered by the City of Whittlesea with the support of the Victorian Government.