20 November 2017

Traffic, pedestrian, cyclist and parking info

  • Scarborough

Traffic, parking, pedestrian and cyclist access changes are in place at Scarborough beachfront whilst works are underway until early 2018.

The following changes are in place until early December 2017:

  • Scarborough Beach Road is open
  • The Esplanade is closed from Oceans 6019 to Coles carpark for vehicle traffic
  • The Esplanade south can be accessed via Brighton Road
  • The Esplanade north, via Manning street, is only accessible for vehicles utilising the Rendezvous Hotel carpark.
  • Sections of the dedicated cycle path along The Esplanade is closed
  • Path speed for cyclists is reduced to 10km/h
  • Cyclists will need to dismount in some sections
  • Buses are in operation from Scarborough Beach Bus Station (stops located on Scarborough Beach Road between The Esplanade and West Coast Highway)
  • Access to the beach is via the far northern carpark, the path to the north of Sunset Hill, through the east west pedestrian path at the clock tower, and at the end of Brighton Road past C Breeze cafe. 

Carparks along Scarborough Beach will close for short periods of time while they are refurbished.

Carparks currently open:

  • Northern lower carpark -  entry via the northern upper carpark
  • Northern upper carpark - entry from Reserve or Manning streets
  • Brighton Road reserve - entry from The Esplanade via Brighton Road (temporary parking - days only)
  • Parallel street parking available along The Esplanade south

Carparks closed for refurbishment: 

  • Southern lower carpark - due to open late November
  • Southern upper carpark - due to open December

Parking is also available underneath the Rendezvous Hotel (paid) or in the Wilson carpark on Manning Street (bays are free for the first two hours or $5 all day parking). 

A detailed map is available for download.

Access to local businesses and residential buildings will remain in place at all times although there may be some slight adjustments to pathways and access points throughout the works period. Follow the signs.

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