Rydges North Sydney unveils plans for new $7.7m conference centre

Rydges North Sydney has unveiled plans to build a new $7.7 million conference centre.

The hotel’s current two storey conference centre would be demolished to make way for the new venue which will include a bar, cafe, outdoor terrace.

The development plans also include new hotel rooms taking the hotel’s total room count to 175.

“The proposed development seeks to improve the function and aesthetic appearance of an existing hotel and conference centre located within the North Sydney CBD,” the plans stated.

“The proposal seeks to enhance the aesthetic appearance … of the hotel and will attract tourism and associated benefits to the locality.”

The proposal is currently under assessment by North Sydney Council.