Wentworth Point Rezoning Proposal

15/08/2013 5:58 pm

 

An industrial holding at Wentworth Point currently owned by the NSW Government has been advertised for a rezoning proposal. The rezoning proposal for the Wentworth Point Urban Activation Precinct includes apartments, maritime facilities, a large peninsula park, a school and connections to the nearby Sydney Olympic Parklands. It is on exhibition until 16 August 2013.

The proposal involves a new residential community with up 2,300 homes and new public access along the Sydney Harbour foreshore.

Property Observer reported, that the

Department of Planning and Infrastructure issued plans last month to revitalise the 18.6 ha of government land at Wentworth Point over the next two decades.

The key elements of the plan include:

· a new 3.9 ha peninsula park along with three new pocket parks

· foreshore cycling and walking paths at least 20m wide – opening up this area to public access for the first time

· an 18-classroom school with playing fields by 2017

· upgrades to nearby Hill and Bennelong Rds to accommodate the increased population

· A range of low, mid and high-rise residential buildings

· new maritime uses adjacent to Homebush Bay for rowing/kayaking facility, dry boat storage and supporting retail and businesses

Community comments are due by August 16.