Bay Steet, Glebe

Client Oakstand Property Group through Denwol Glebe
LGA City of Sydney
Size 207 residential units
4,720m2 retail and commercial space
Value Approx. $110,000,000+
Sector Multi Residential
Mixed Use
Service Rezoning Application
Local Development Application

 

Team Members

Ben Hendriks
Lauren McMahon
Lucy Jenkins

Description

The redevelopment of the site proposes a mixed-use development with ground floor retail and commercial (education use) and 207 residential units above (with 19 affordable units). The site is conveniently located within walking distance to Sydney’s CBD, Glebe, Broadway Shopping Centre and a number of bus, light rail and train services.

The development will activate the Wentworth Park Road and Bay Street frontages and provides a through-site link for community social interaction. The development will create high-quality residential accommodation which are primarily north facing and enjoy pleasant views of Wentworth Park (opposite), the city skyline, Glebe and Pyrmont Bridge.

Scope of Works

Mecone has been involved in a number of urban planning services which have included:

  • Preparing a planning proposal to rezone the site from industrial to B4 mixed-use;
  • Preparing draft Local Environmental Plan and Development Control Plan site-specific controls for the site;
  • Assisting with the preparation of a Voluntary Planning Agreement;
  • Assisting with the Competitive Design Alternatives Process to achieve design excellence for the site which included preparing relevant reports, liaising with architects and panel members and chairing meetings;
  • Preparing a Statement of Environmental Effects for a Development Application; and
  • Assisted with achieving a fast approval timeframe of 7 months for processing a large-scale Development Application through the City of Sydney Council.

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