Newtown Precinct is historic, vibrant, affordable, unique! Rich in heritage, with working class roots, a creative street culture and lively pub life; Vibrant strip shopping in a University town with a vigorous student population.
We have major hospitals and our oldest university, an integrated community, engaged locals and affordable culture, easy accessibility to a dynamic theatre scene and art galleries – workshops, studios, artists, musicians, restaurants, cafés. We are alternative and tolerant, with old stories that mix with the new in a spirit of inclusion.
Newtown Precinct… dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial and going places! Between Erskineville Road, King Street North, Enmore Road and King Street South lies a dynamic matrix of human creativity, edgy urban evolution, residential diversity, financial confidence, intelligent interaction, artistic excellence and an intriguing, inner-city vibe that is unlike anything else Australia has to offer. Newtown is a precinct that is unafraid to be itself.
Newtown Precinct Business… why YOU are here! Businesses come to Newtown Precinct because it is a unique marketplace. A large, diverse, strip shopping district with high volume foot-falls heading for iconic destinations that provide extraordinary entertainment, every conceivable cuisine, drinking holes, arts and culture, contemporary and alternative fashion, natural therapies, quality retro, the quirky and the bizarre, the institutional coexisting with the ephemeral. All integrated in a vibrant day and night business environment.
The two associations that represent the two primary strands of Newtown Precinct enterprise – entertainment and traditional business – are already working hard for your business!
Check out the ways in which you can become involved.