Macquarie Centre Redevelopment

1 February 2019

Macquarie Centre’s future to include an Olympic-sized Ice Rink

Today AMP Capital announced that any future redevelopment of Macquarie Centre will include a solution for an Olympic-sized rink.

This decision follows AMP Capital’s decision to put on hold the proposed development application while undertaking a broad and ongoing consultation process with the community and stakeholders.

Mark Kirkland, Managing Director of AMP Capital Shopping Centres said: “We have listened to community feedback. Their outpouring of support shows us they are passionate about retaining an Olympic-sized facility.

“We know that any redevelopment also needs to continue to evolve Macquarie Centre’s unique entertainment and leisure facilities, provide additional civic space, expand night life activities and improve connections to public transport.

“AMP Capital remains committed to delivering an outstanding development for the broader North West Sydney community. We have a lot of hard work to do to bring this to fruition. AMP Capital thanks the local community, the NSW Premier, the State Member for Ryde, the Mayor of the City of Ryde, local councillors and council officers for their involvement to date. We look forward to continuing to work together to find the best outcome for all stakeholders including Macquarie Centre’s investors.”

Any development will remain subject to planning and investor approvals.


Concept approval was granted in 2016 for Macquarie Centre’s second stage of development. This approval established key guidelines for the site including mass, height and location of public spaces. Key environmental considerations such as solar energy, water recycling and passive cooling.

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