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REDWatch BEP2 Meeting with RWA & HNSW - 3 February 2011

REDWatch invites you to a presentation by RWA CEO Roy Wakelin-King, RWA Planning Staff and Senior HNSW Staff followed by questions and answers about - RWA’s Draft BEP 2 - Planning Controls for the Redevelopment of the Consolidated Redfern and Waterloo Public Housing Estates. Below are details of the meeting and a brief overview by REDWatch of what is in and not in the BEP2 Plan.
 

- RWA’s Draft BEP 2 -

Planning Controls for the Redevelopment of the Consolidated Redfern and Waterloo Public Housing Estates

 

  • Plan includes a draft planning framework for the Redfern and Waterloo concentrated social housing areas and HNSW’s South Eveleigh site.
  • Plan allows for redevelopment of the HNSW estates over 20-25 years
  • Most High Rise to be kept with new infill buildings around some of them
  • HNSW Redfern & Waterloo Walkups demolished over 20 year period
  • Floor space increase of over 2 hectares for HNSW in South Eveleigh
  • No RWA planning controls proposed for HNSW properties in Waterloo Conservation Area or HNSW scattered sites these are under Council LEP
  • No indication of how HNSW stock outside defined area will be renewed
  • 3500 private units go into Estates (no population estimates in report)
  • 700 Affordable Housing places to be included in the estate areas
  • 700 HNSW units displaced replaced elsewhere in the City of Sydney
  • Proposed Business Mixed Use Zones for Elizabeth, Cope & McEvoy Sts
  • Building heights up to 12 storeys allowed subject to design merit in 8 storey zoning
  • Over 15 hectares or 35% more floor space than City of Sydney proposed
  • Includes Urban Design Guiding Principles & Design Excellence Provision
  • Remove road closures, 60% non-car travel target & less parking per unit
  • RWA Traffic study says modest impact on traffic & parking
  • Public space, parks & facilities to be outlined in future planning studies but not in current proposed planning controls
  • Future planning studies to do more work on Transport, Public Domain & Community Facilities
  • Comments feed into a SMDA Urban Renewal Study & HNSW Masterplan
  • Final controls will be formally exhibited before coming into effect.

 

6PM Sharp THURSDAY 3th FEBRUARY 2011

Factory Community Centre,

67 Raglan Street Waterloo

                                           

REDWatch seeks to ensure extensive community involvement in all decisions made about Redfern Eveleigh Darlington and Waterloo. REDWatch is made up of residents, people who work in the area and friends of the area.

You can download a PDF version of this flyer from - REDWatch BEP2 Meeting with RWA & HNSW Flyer

Further Information Contact:                   Web:   www.redwatch.org.au

Geoff Turnbull 02 8004 1490                    Email: mail@redwatch.org.au