Three proposals by Lend Lease regarding the future Darling Square will be on exhibition from today for community feedback.
Darling Square will form part of the Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct in Darling Harbour.
The Department of Planning and Environment is keen to hear the community’s views on the proposals for the north and south-east parts of the site.
An application for a mixed use community and retail building and a publicly accessible square within the northern part of the site involves:
An application for three residential buildings to be built on top of five to six levels of retail and residential space in the south-east part of the site includes:
Remediation is also proposed for both applications as needed.
Lend Lease has also lodged a proposal to modify the concept plan for Darling Square to incorporate these two developments.
Modifications will include:
A spokesperson for the Department of Planning and Environment said the local community always has an opportunity to share their views.
“Community consultation is an integral part of the planning process and the applicant will have to respond to the feedback we receive,” the spokesperson said.
“This feedback is taken into consideration when we develop our recommendations.
“It’s easy to participate by going online and we encourage everyone to take a look and have their say.”
To make a submission or view the Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), visit www.majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au.
Submissions can be made from Thursday, 17 March until Monday, 2 May 2016.
Written submissions can also be made to:
Department of Planning and Environment
Attn: Director – Key Sites Assessments
GPO Box 39
Sydney NSW 2001
The applications are also available to view in person at:
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