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Metro Tunnel

Construction in Kensington

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Works have resumed safely with COVIDSafe plans in place to help protect workers and the community. Strict processes will be in place to check and record the vaccination status of workers entering construction site. Learn more.

Works are underway to build the western tunnel entrance near South Kensington station.

Work notifications

Work notifications

We provide regular updates to local residents and businesses of works taking place around Kensington. View all work notifications.

Traffic impacts

Transport impacts

A long term closure of Childers Street is in place for construction of the Metro Tunnel. Find out about traffic and transport changes.

 Construction impacts

Construction impacts

A number of mitigation measures have been developed to avoid, reduce or manage construction impacts in the area.

Building the tunnel entrance

Building the tunnel entrance

Read about the construction plans for the western tunnel entrance.

Temporary deck at Parkville

Western tunnel entrance location

The western tunnel entrance will be located alongside the existing rail corridor in Kensington. Find out more about the location and features.

 Western tunnel entrance gallery

Western tunnel entrance gallery

A collection of images following the development of the western tunnel entrance.