Bradley St Development Application

Bradley St Development Application

Although the Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports development and investment in the Woden Town Centre, it is worth noting that this development does not align with, or facilitate, investment in the vision of the Woden Town Centre Master Plan. The Government has not identified a sunny ‘comfortable’ site – an entertainment precinct – where the community will want to gather to socialise. The Government may consider the Bradley Street

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Light Rail

Light Rail

For residents to be attracted to public transport, it needs to be fast, reliable and comfortable. The backbone of the network should be as straight and fast as possible. Instead of weaving alignments that try to go everywhere (but take a long time to get anywhere) and meet many purposes, lines should run as straight as possible, with people using connections to move to different parts of the network.

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15 Bowes St Development Application

15 Bowes St Development Application

Although the Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports development and investment in Woden we do not support this residential development for a number of reasons, including overshadowing of the east west pedestrian spine and the lack of compliance with the Woden Town Centre Master Plan and the draft variation to the Territory Plan for the Woden Town Centre.

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Territory Plan Draft Variation 346 – Residential Solar Access Provisions

Reasonable access to sunlight is important to residents for both residential amenity (including quality of life) and energy efficiency (particularly in minimising heating costs in the cooler months). Heating costs form a large proportion of overall energy costs in Canberra which has a colder winter than other mainland capitals. WVCC has made a submission on the proposed variation to the draft Territory Plan 346 –

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