Woden Town Centre

Amended WOVA proposal – submissions close 5 September 2018 Geocon applies to subdivide block – this will provide an additional 4 storeys on another tower.

Amended WOVA proposal – submissions close 5 September 2018  Geocon applies to subdivide block – this will provide an additional 4 storeys on another tower.

The WVCC welcomes the changes to the WOVA development but believes there are some further improvements to the design to be made.  WOVA is a significant development and it is important that great outcomes are delivered to the Woden community.

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WOVA – re-position building and reduce height

Please support members of our community that will be impacted by the overwhelming scale of this development and sign the petition at https://epetitions.act.gov.au/CurrentEPetitions.aspx

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WOVA development of the Tradies site

WOVA development of the Tradies site

WOVA – submissions close 31 May 2018.
Geocon will construct 4 residential towers (1×10, 2×16, 1×24 storeys) on the Tradies site, opposite Bellerive Retirement Village.

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The Woden Valley Community Council has concerns about this development proposal.

While the WVCC supports development (eg Ivy, the proposal for the Alexander and Albemarle buildings) and welcomes the activity more people in Woden brings, this development is not appropriate for the site. The size and density is too much for Woden and it overshadows residents in Lyons. There is no need for 4 residential blocks (798 apartments) on 1.1 hectare (one of them is a 24 storey tower from Launceston

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Melrose Drive Mural, Woden

Melrose Drive Mural, Woden

The WVCC has undertaken the Melrose Drive mural as a community building exercise, to provide great art that can be enjoyed and valued by the community.

The design includes features of Woden and faces of residents that have contributed to the well being of our community.  The mural is also designed to encourage discussion in the community and with the Woden Valley Community Council.

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Report into the draft variation to the Territory Plan for the Woden Town Centre – Presentation

On 7 March 2018, Ms Caroline Le Couteur, Murrumbidgee MLA provided a presentation on the recommendations in the Standing Committee’s report into the draft variation to the Territory Plan for the Woden Town Centre (DV344).

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Urban Renewal in the Woden Town Centre

Representation and response from Andre Barr on Urban Renewal in the Woden Town Centre

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