UPDATED – Comments on W2 extended to 1 February 2021

UPDATED - Comments on W2 extended to 1 February 2021

Please send an email to EPDCustomerservices@act.gov.au with your views The W2 proposal is for 222 apartments (with a veneer of ground level commercial space) in three (14, 20 and 24 storey) towers on the north west corner of the Woden Town Square. W2 is massive in bulk and scale and will overwhelm the Town Square by: overshadowing the south (sunny) side of the square in the afternoons. exacerbating wind funnelling potentially

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Phillip Precinct Map and Code – Building Heights

Phillip Precinct Map and Code - Building Heights

Development retains a minimum 3 hours solar access to at least 1,000m2 of the town square area between the hours of 9am and 3pm on the winter solstice (21 June). The perimeter of the Woden Town Square is zoned for 28 storey buildings and is allowed a minimum of 3 hours solar access on one quarter of the town square between the hours of 9am and 3pm on the winter solstice (21

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What’s next – from the Master Plan

What’s next – from the Master Plan

A change to the Phillip Precinct Code in the Territory Plan was approved by the Legislative Assembly in October 2018. Upgrades to parks, pedestrian and cycle paths will require ACT Government funding, which will be dependent on further investigations, future budget bids and private sector contributions. Several Territory-owned sites are already nominated for land release and will happen over time. Opportunities to develop and redevelop existing sites for offices, residences

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Woden Master Plan – Building Heights

Woden Master Plan - Building Heights

The centre is based on a building hierarchy with 12 storeys around the centre, increasing to 24 storeys in the centre.  The building hierarchy is designed to help visitors readily identify the major shopping and employment areas, and establish a clear built form and character for the centre. Marker buildings also help people identify that they have entered the centre and are intended to assist them to orient themselves as they

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Woden Master Plan – Process

Woden Master Plan - Process

Consultation Consistent messages from the community on the draft master plan included: general support for the proposals the need to improve pedestrian and cycle connections the need to enhance and maintain public spaces concerns about declining employment opportunities a desire for sports and recreational facilities to be kept and improved. The following recommendations from this plan help address those messages. More residences and development Town centre living has many benefits

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