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Naming of New Roads

Consultation closed on 16 August 2017

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

Proposed name: Scrivener Road
History of name: Scrivener refers to Charles Robert Scrivener who was the government surveyor who undertook street alignments in Ryde Municipality during the 1880s. He is buried in the adjacent Macquarie Park Cemetery.
Where: This road runs off Julius Ave, at the rear of the development at 39 Delhi Road, North Ryde.

Proposed name: Rennie Street
History of name: Named after the late Mary Rennie, who was granted the land (where this street is located) on 4 Dec 1900 from the NSW Government. She ran an orchard on this site with her husband Charles Rennie for many years.
Where: New road running off Delhi Road, adjacent to North Ryde Railway Station.

Proposed name: Network Place
History of name: Name recognises the prior use of part of the site, where Channel Ten used to be located. Reflects the common usage of Channel Ten being known as “Network Ten”.
Where: New street created behind North Ryde Station.

This notice is hereby given under Section 7 of the Roads Regulation 2008. Council has conformed to the requirements of the Geographical Names Board (GNB) as described in the NSW Road Naming Policy available on the GNB website at

Latest Updates

Have Your Say is now open

Published on 22 February 2017

Have Your Say on the naming of the proposed new roads is now open for feedback.

Have Your Say

How do I make a submission?

Written submissions on the proposed names can be made by email or post. Written submissions must be clearly marked as 'Proposed Naming of New Roads' and will be received up until Wednesday 16 August 2017.

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

Last updated on 2 August 2017