Our work to upgrade the Kāpiti Lights area aims to make it more pedestrian friendly which will help create a setting that supports new and existing shops to thrive. The improvements we are making, with the support of Coastlands and Kāpiti Lights property owners, will provide:
We are delivering the upgrade in three parts; Coastlands Parade (laneway) upgrade; a Coastlands/Kāpiti Lights connection; and SH1 entrance upgrade (linking to the transport hub).
Construction work on the Coastlands Parade laneway started in early June and will involve digging, paving, planting and other general improvements. You can view the plan for this area here.
The upgrade of the Coastlands/Kāpiti Lights connection started in late June and involves creating a public space with planting, paving and seating. You can view the plan for this area here.
Here’s the latest update on the Kāpiti Lights upgrade. The upgrade is being delivered in three stages with support from Coastlands and Kāpiti Lights property owners.
Down by the Post Office new pavers are going in and additional concrete laid as a base for more pavers. Over the next week we will be finishing this section and then fencing off the western side of the laneway as we prepare that area for paving.
You will have noticed some empty kerbed sections in the laneway. These three areas will be planted out towards the end of the work later in October.
Laneway artwork: The Public Art Panel is hoping to make an announcement next week on the successful artist – I’ll keep you posted.
We continue to prepare the base for the kerbs which should be installed this week or early next, weather permitting. Following this we will continue with preparations for paving.
We’re still aiming to finish work on these two stages late October, subject to weather. The areas will be progressively opened as the work is completed.
Thanks for your patience and support while we work to enhance the area. If you have any queries please contact me; or Chris Hodder from Brian Perry Civil on 027 4540 641.