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In Bondi Junction NSW on “New hotel development” at 5-11 Hollywood Avenue, Bondi Junction:

Andrew Dickson commented

Some concerns with this proposal:
1. Describing the proposal as a "new hotel development" is disingenuous. Call it what it is; student accommodation.
2. Student accommodation, with an open rooftop area, opposite residential housing. You will hear this blocks away...
3. 198 rooms and no parking; do they imagine that none of the guests/residents will have a car, irrespective of the public transport options? The additional vehicles will just end up in the nearest non-restricted parking, or clog zoned parking after hours.
4. This street is already significantly overcrowded from a traffic perspective due to the entrance to Westfields parking. Adding up to another 396 people to the street will not improve matters.
5. The "justification" for exceeding the height limit is spurious. If a specific limit has been set with the purpose of meeting the objectives set out, then a breach should not be entertained. Certainly, the building does not "provide an appropriate transition in building heights surrounding that land" in relation to the double story terraces diagonally across the road. Obviously other buildings in the area have the same issue, but why make it worse?

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