Naming of New Roads and Formalisation of Naming of Existing Roads

Submissions closed on 17 June 2020, 11:59 PM



 City of Ryde is proposing to name new roads within the City as follows:

Proposed name History of name Where
Banda Road This is the Aboriginal name for the Dwarf Apple tree that grows in the nearby Lane Cove National Park.


New road running off Waterloo Road, adjacent to Macquarie Shopping Centre


Hedgeland Close


The name refers to George Hedgeland who was the government surveyor who undertook the first street alignment of Ryde's roads in the 1870s, immediately after Ryde became a municipality. He died in Ryde in 1898 and is buried in the nearby Field of Mars Cemetery.

New road running off Bowden Street, adjacent to the Shepherd's Bay foreshore.



The City of Ryde is proposing to formalise the naming of a number of existing roads within the City as follows:

Name History of name Where
Giffnock Lane


Existing name in use


Private road running off Giffnock Avenue, used to access the rear of the Optus buildings on Lyonpark Road.


Bennelong Way


Existing name in use


Public road running along the northern side of Lardelli Park.


Lardelli Drive


Existing name in use


Public road running off Victoria Road, and connecting to Charles Street


Colebee Street


Existing name in use


Public road running off Bennelong Way and connecting to Lardelli Drive.


Ponton Lane


The name refers to multiple generations of a local family that lived adjacent to the lane since the early 1920’s.


Public pathway running between Watts Road and Dorothy St, parallel to Bridge Road, Ryde



This notice is hereby given under Section 7 of the NSW Roads Regulation 2018. Council has conformed to the requirements of the Geographical Names Board (GNB) as described in the NSW Address Policy and User Manual available on the GNB website at


Submissions can be made using the online submission form below, e-mail or post.

Written submissions must be clearly marked as 'Proposed Naming of Roads' and will be received up until Wednesday 17 June 2020.

Post: General Manager, City of Ryde, Locked Bag 2069, North Ryde NSW 1670

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