41 Curtin Place, Curtin, ACT

PROPOSAL FOR 5 STOREY MIXED USE COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing buildings, construction of mixed use building, comprising of three basement levels, a ground floor retail level with replacement public toilets and five upper residential levels. The development includes on and off site landscaping including upgrading surrounding hard surfaces and the reconfiguration of existing at grade car parking. Installation of a new awning above the ground floor and lightweight aluminium screen extending above unleased Territory Land and installation of a new substation in the Strangways Street verge.

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We found this application for you on the planning authority's website 11 months ago. The date it was received by them was not recorded.

(Source: ACT Planning & Land Authority, reference 201630437)

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  1. Brian and Florette Horan commented

    We feel that a re-think of the scale of the Curtin Square Development is needed. We have been Curtin residents for more then 30 years. Curtin Square and shopping facilities have changed over that time in keeping with social changes and community needs. The sunny open space enabled locals to meet, support each other and fundraise for community projects; it allowed art, aged, disabled and sporting groups to confront health and economic difference. This current development proposal is over-development impinging on the open, sunny space needed for community health and welfare. The height change creates a sunless windy square that mirrors the cold, unused Square at Woden. There is an over supply of apartments in Woden negating the need for another 50 over the shops. Parking is a major problem now before another 50 plus residents are added. Curtin Shopping Centre should remain mainly a social centre rather than becoming a residential area. It is a place for school children to gather in safety.

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