ACTPLA has announced that they’ve approved the development of 200 million worth of shops, offices, and apartments on Sydney Avenue in Barton. Specifically Section 27 where the Macquarie Hostel used to be.
- During the assessment process further consultation was undertaken between the applicant and some of those who made representations in relation to the application, to respond to issues associated with the school grounds and traffic management.
“As a result, ACTPLA has made it a condition that a number of associated works be undertaken by the lessee including the upgrade of New South Wales Crescent, which includes addressing pedestrian safety issues, traffic upgrades in the surrounding road network including intersections.
“The lessee is also required to construct a new perimeter safety fence to the Telopea Park School Oval.”