Notice of Proposed Road Name - Raymond Close

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Notice of Proposed Road Name

Uralla Shire Council announces that the following name is proposed for a new road.  This is to replace the previously proposed Myrtle Close, which was rejected by the Geographical Names Board, due to a similarly named road in Armidale:

Raymond Close

Locality:  Uralla

Background:  Named after Raymond Cooper.  Raymond Cooper was born in Uralla on 15 June 1909 and died on 24 January 2002.  Raymond was married to Myrtle and together they raised seven children, some of whom still live in Uralla.

Raymond was a Councillor of Uralla Shire Council, a Mason, and an active golfer, lawn bowler and cricketer.  Raymond was the local builder, sawmiller and undertaker in the business known as CG Cooper and Sons. Raymond assisted to build the Uralla Central School and was the president of the P&C for many years.  He was in the Uralla Rotary Club and was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow recognition.  He was an active member of the Methodist Church, which then became the Uniting Church, and also a member of every local choir and participated in Mrs O’Malley’s Magnificent Musical Hall.

Reason for Proposal:  To progress Stage Two of Subdivision DA-3-2022 at 10‑12 Fitzroy Street Uralla.

Location:  Starting at Hill Street, 95 metres south of Fitzroy Street North, running north-east for 115 metres.

Submissions can be made by:

  • postal mail addressed to the General Manager, Uralla Shire Council, PO Box 106, URALLA  NSW  2358; or
  • email to

Submissions to this proposed road name are sought by 14 June 2024 (15 business days from the date of publishing this notice on Council’s website, pursuant to the Roads Regulation 2018 and NSW Address Policy and User Manual). 

For further information contact Uralla Shire Council on (02) 6778 6300.