The parklet pilot is aiming to promote Launceston central city and improve public amenity to encourage greater foot traffic, creating pedestrianised urban landscapes that improve livability. You can find the parklet in the Kingsway, the perfect spot to sit down, relax and have a bite to eat.
What is a parklet?
A parklet is a small seating area or green space created as a public amenity on or alongside a pavement, especially in a former roadside parking space.
Who is the parklet for?
A parklet is a public space that is open and accessible to all.
Why put a parklet in central Launceston?
Parklets improve public amenity which encourages greater foot traffic, creating pedestrianised urban landscapes that improve livability.
Where will the parklet be located?
In one of Launceston's most vibrant lifestyle laneways, in the Kingsway.
When will the parklet be launched?
At a Day in the Kingsway on Saturday 17 February 2018 and will remain there for the next 12 months as part of the pilot project.
Dion of DC Industries is the man in-charge of getting the parklet built, which will be a galvanised steel frame with flush mounted timber walls and floors.