Town Square Project

The Mount Barker & District Residents' Association has been engaging with the community to develop a set of desired objectives for the use of the Woolworths parcel of land bounded by Druids Avenue, Stephen street, Hutchinson Street and Morphett Street. In this time the Association has:

  • Sought anectodal views as well as signatures from the community in the Coles shopping centre and Gawler Street. Over 1400 signatures were received.

  • Presented two deputations to Council.

  • ‘Promoted the Concept Plan, developed by local architect Geof Nairn.

  • Set up a crowd funding campaign with Domacom.

  • Held a community event in the Bowling Club to present our Concept Plan.

  • Presented Geof’s Concept Plan to the community, to the CEO Andrew Stuart and Senior Planning.

  •  Staff at our AGM in 2016, as well as in private discussions.

  • Received extensive media coverage supporting a coordinated and well planned approach to this site. 

View an image of the town square plans

One can view a special video created by Cornerstone College Student Charlie Butler   

An historic image of the site from Stephen Street