New town centre set for The Hills in Sydney's North-West

The Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes announced the new town centre will change the face of The Hills Showground area

New town centre set for The Hills in Sydney's North-West
New town centre set for The Hills in Sydney's North-West

There’s a new town centre set to be constructed in Sydney’s thriving north-west.

The Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes announced the new town centre will change the face of The Hills Showground area.

“This exciting new development in the heart of The Hills will create homes, jobs and outstanding public spaces on the doorstep of a Metro station,” Mr Stokes said.

“It will offer a diversity of housing for people with different lifestyles and open space that will include a park and plaza.

The development will also inject $995 million into the economy while creating 1,920 construction jobs and 674 operational jobs.

The plans include up to 1,620 new homes and more than 13,000 square metres of commercial floor space.

There will be at least five per cent affordable housing for a minimum of 10 years.

Following consultations the plans reduced the total of new homes from 1,900 to 1,620.

The development will include nine building envelopes, ranging in height from three to 21 storeys.

The NSW Government and Federal Government will jointly fund upgrades to intersections of Showground Road with Carrington Road and De Clambe Drive, Castle Hill.

Jonathan Chancellor

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Camille Abbott's picture
Good to see that something can now happen with this site to give it some energy and life. Seems like the reduction in dwellings has been primarily achieved by reducing the proportion of affordable housing from 20% to 5% - from 380 Affordable Dwellings to 81 Affordable Dwellings.
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