18 Huntley Street, Alexandria


This is a key site located on the corner of Huntley Street and Sydney Park Road, Alexandria. Mecone’s urban planning services commenced with the preparation of a site-specific Development Control Plan with the City of Sydney Council, through to a range of statutory planning services.

The proposed development comprises 155 dwellings over 6 storeys, with a site area of approximately 5,590 m2. A key component of the design is the provision of “Huntley Green”, a significant area of publicly-accessible open space fronting Huntley Street.

Scope of Works

Mecone was engaged to undertake strategic and statutory planning services for site. Scope of works included:

  • Negotiation with Council officers and presentation to Councillors;
  • Preparation of a Draft Development Control Plan and liaison with Council officers and Councillors for approval;
  • Preparation of Competitive Design Alternatives Brief and Design Excellence Strategy;
  • Facilitation of design competition process and preparation of Competition Report;
  • Preparation and lodgement of a detailed Statement of Environmental Effects and development application;
  • Project coordination and management of consultants; and
  • Ongoing liaison with Council officers during assessment process.

Project Facts

Client: Defence Housing Australia

LGAs: City of Sydney

Size: 155 units and a small local cafe

Value: $68M

Sector: Residential

Services: Strategic Planning, Statutory Planning, Development Application

Team Members

Image courtesy of DKO

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