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A W Edwards has been awarded the contract to build Sydney Metro’s new Crows Nest Station and the over station development above the Clarke Street entrance. It will be delivered as part of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project, extending services from the end of the Metro North West Line at Chatswood, under Sydney Harbour through new CBD stations and southwest to Bankstown. By 2030, Sydney will have a network of four metro lines, with 46 stations and a 113-kilometre of new metro rail. Crows Nest Station will be one of the 46 stations to be built along the Sydney Metro City & Southwest line.

Key features

Crows Nest Station will be situated near to the existing Crows Nest village, on the eastern side of the Pacific Highway between Oxley Street and south of Hume Street and between Pacific Highway and Clarke Lane.

The works include:

  • construction of underground rail platforms and concourse
  • construction of three above ground two storey station buildings with entry via Pacific Highway and Clarke Street
  • construction of an additional eight storeys of commercial offices and rooftop terrace and plant room above the two-storey Clarke Street entrance building
  • fit-out of station interior and external facade
  • upgraded public domain integrating the new station buildings into the local surrounds
  • upgraded cyclist and pedestrian connections
  • new kiss-and-ride and taxi bays on Clarke and Oxley streets
  • relocation of two bus stops on the Pacific Highway

The station build is expected to be complete by 2024.

Further information can be found within the Crows Nest Station Design and Precinct Plan and on the project website.

Over station development at the corner of Hume and Clarke Street

In May 2022, A W Edwards was awarded the contract to build the over station development at the Clarke Street entrance building located on the corner of Clarke and Hume streets, Crows Nest. This will be a nine-storey commercial office building with a rooftop terrace.

The works include:

  • construction and fit-out of the commercial office levels and rooftop terrace
  • installation of services and plant

The design includes a retail space on the ground floor that links the widened Clarke and Hume Street pedestrian pathway into the office building entrance located on Hume Street and station entrance located on Clarke Street.

Further information about the design of this building can be found within the Crows Nest OSD Site C – Stage 2 Appendix C – Architectural Design Report

About us

Established in 1921, A W Edwards is one of Australia’s most respected construction companies.

The company is part of Bouygues Bâtiment International which is a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, a global player in the construction industry with operations in more than 80 countries.

A W Edwards works across a range of market sectors for an array of public, private, government and institutional clients and is renowned in the Australian construction industry for consistent successful delivery of high quality and complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing new technologies, and making a difference for clients, employees and the communities we work and live in.

Having built multiple stations as part of the Epping to Chatswood Rail Link including Epping, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park and North Ryde stations. A W Edwards will use its expertise, knowledge and experience gained from delivering multiple award-winning community infrastructure projects to deliver a state-of-the-art metro station for the Crows Nest community.

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A W Edwards has developed plans, reports and strategies, which outline how we will manage construction impacts and meet requirements outlined in the Sydney Metro City & Southwest Chatswood to Sydenham Conditions of approval.

Other Sydney Metro City & Southwest management documents are available in the document library on the Sydney Metro website.

Current downloads

Air Quality and Dust Management Procedure

Air Quality Management Sub-plan

Business Management Plan

Community Communications Strategy

Construction Environmental Management Plan

Construction Heritage Management Plan

Construction Monitoring Report

Construction Noise and Vibration Impact Statement

Construction Noise and Vibration Management Plan

Construction Spoil Management Plan

Construction Traffic Management Plan

Construction Visual and Landscape Management Plan

Construction Waste Management Sub-Plan

Crows Nest Station Construction Overview

Crows Nest Station Hume Street Consistency Assessment

Crows Nest Station Temporary Covered Walkway Consistency Assessment

Detailed excavation – Minor works approval 

Fauna and Flora Management Procedure

Groundwater Management Plan

Hume Street Closure – Traffic Management Plan

Minor Ancillary Facilities Memorandum

Site establishment – Minor works approval

Soil and Water Management Procedure

Sustainability Management Plan

Tower crane establishment – Minor works approval

Waterproofing – Minor works approval

Employment opportunities

Our people are our most valued asset and we place high importance on fostering the skills and knowledge of our employees. Our culture, teamwork and consultative approach are key to our company’s success and our high rate of staff retention.

We welcome committed and highly motivated individuals to express their interest in joining the A W Edwards family. Notably, if you have prior experience in similar projects, respect Work Health Safety and Environment and want to progress your career with a renowned construction company, we may have the right opportunity for you!

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, or applicants from disadvantaged groups to apply as well.

A W Edwards is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability status.

To enquire about employment opportunities or to apply, please send an email to, with mention of Crows Nest in the subject. Due to the volume, we will respond as soon as practicable.

Contact us


1800 171 386 Community information line open 24 hours


Sydney Metro City & Southwest,
PO Box K659, Haymarket NSW 1240


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contact TIS National on 131 450 and ask them to call 1800 171 386

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