18 Huntley Street, Alexandria

18 Huntley Street, Alexandria

Client Defence Housing Australia
LGA City of Sydney Council
Size 155 Residential units and a small local cafe
Value $68,000,000
Sector Residential
Service Strategic Planning
Statutory Planning
Development Application


Team Members

Kate Bartlett
Camilla Firman


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.

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