10 April 2018

  • $70M Canning City Centre Project will improve amenity of Cecil Avenue.
  • Concept plan includes improved street lighting, pedestrian crossings and new bus lanes.
  • Public comment invited by City of Canning.

Member for Cannington Bill Johnston has welcomed the release of a concept plan for the $70 Million Canning City Centre Project.

The plan includes improved street lighting, a new raised median strip and quality repaved footpaths and roads. Large trees will be planted in rain gardens and pedestrian crossings will be upgraded.

These upgrades will improve the safety of our community and make Cannington a more pleasant place to live, work and relax.

Additionally, priority bus lanes and improved bus shelters will relieve congestion and encourage the use of public transport.

Mr Johnston encouraged residents and stakeholders to comment on the proposed Concept Design by:

  • Visiting City of Canning’s Project page at
  • Phoning, emailing or writing to the City of Canning
  • Attending the Display of Concept design at Rocks Ministry, 26 Cecil Avenue on Thursday 12 April 3pm-8pm.

Comments by Bill Johnston MLA, Member for Cannington:
“I am thrilled that the Canning City Centre Project is progressing. The upgrades will improve traffic flow and amenity, and create jobs.”
“The widening of footpaths and the median strip will make our community safer, and the addition of dedicated bus lanes will relieve congestion.”
“I encourage all community members to have their say through the community consultation process.”