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The Cherrybrook Station Precinct is centred around Cherrybrook Station on the Sydney Metro Northwest, delivering a direct connection with the Castle Hill, Norwest and Chatswood business and entertainment districts.


The station precinct government land has the potential to become a vibrant local town centre with shops and services, quality public domain and open space, community facilities, amenities and a range of housing while protecting Cherrybrook’s existing neighbourhood character.


Two separate, but related, planning processes are under way in the precinct.


You can view a map of the Cherrybrook Station Government Land State Significant Precinct and Cherrybrook Station Precinct [PNG, 14.9MB].


Cherrybrook Station Government Land State Significant Precinct (SSP)

The Cherrybrook Station Government Land SSP covers 7.7 hectares of government-owned land next to the metro station.


Landcom is preparing a rezoning proposal on behalf of the landowner Sydney Metro through the State Significant Precinct (SSP) process.


The rezoning aims to facilitate a mixed-use local centre to support the metro station and the needs of the community.


The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment will manage the assessment of this process.


The Department is working with Landcom as well as Hornsby Shire and The Hills Shire Councils, Transport for NSW, Sydney Metro and other agencies to progress planning for the Cherrybrook Station State Significant Precinct.


Whilst preparing the SSP rezoning proposal, Landcom have received a broad range of feedback from the community and other stakeholders. Based on this feedback, Landcom is currently considering additional work to refine its rezoning package. Once the SSP rezoning proposal is completed the community will have further opportunity to provide feedback during the public exhibition process.


Cherrybrook Station Precinct

Cherrybrook Station Precinct covers the broader area around Cherrybrook Station, as outlined in the 2013 Cherrybrook Station Structure Plan.


The Department is preparing a Place Strategy for the precinct. This plan will provide further detail to guide the planning, infrastructure needs and implementation of the 2013 Structure Plan. The Place Strategy will then inform future rezoning proposals for the private land in the broader precinct, whether Council or privately led.


The community will have its say on the Place Strategy when it goes on exhibition.


Any proposed rezoning of private land in the broader precinct whether privately led or by Council would also require additional and separate consultation with the community.


Planning for the Cherrybrook Station Precinct builds on a significant body of planning for the area. This includes the North West Rail Link Corridor Strategy, Cherrybrook Station Structure Plan and North West Rail Link Corridor Strategy – Issues Paper.


Want to know more?

You can find more information in our frequently asked questions [PDF, 405KB].


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Page last updated: 26/07/2021