Two high-rise developments proposed for Banksia station precinct

Bayside Council has received two development applications for adjoining sites which combined will see 93 apartments built about 50-metres from Banksia Railway Station.

The $24.6 million development proposed for a site at 345 Princes Highway, Arncliffe is for a 10-storey shop top development with 72 apartments and three levels of basement parking for 127 vehicles.

The site is located on the western side of the Princes Highway opposite the intersection of the highway and Tabrett Street and is currently occupied by a warehouse and situated between a car sales yard and a three-storey unit block.

The ground floor will have three commercial tenancies with a total floor area of 409sqm. There will be 581sqm of communal space located on a podium on level six.

Access to the basement parking will be via Hattersley Street at the rear of the site.

The site is located in the Princes Highway Corridor - Banksia Centre Precinct as outlined in the Bayside West Precincts 2036 Plan.

"The proposed building will not result in unreasonable amenity impacts on adjoining properties, dwelling or the streetscape," the Statement of Environmental Effects and should be granted development consent.

Another DA has been submitted for an adjoining site at 116 Hattersley Street, Banksia for a $7.1 million, eight-story shop top housing development with 21 apartments.

The building will include three levels of basement parking with 27 parking spaces. There will be a 74sqm commercial tenancy and 182sqm of communal space both located on the ground floor.

Both development applicaitons have been submitted concurrently by the Nascon Property Group and will be decided by the Local Planning Panel.

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