The opening of the Woden Experiment – Wednesday 6 March

The opening of the Woden Experiment – Wednesday 6 March

On Wednesday 6 March the fence around the Woden Experiment will be removed and the street furniture and landscaping will be available for the enjoyment of the community. There are tables and chairs for meeting friends and there is a stage for artists to share their skills. We hope that plenty of buskers find the new furniture and landscaping a great place for playing music.

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Geocon seeking reconsideration of the WOVA decision (DA 201833492) to increase the height of the building on Melrose Drive

Geocon seeking reconsideration of the WOVA decision (DA 201833492) to increase the height of the building on Melrose Drive

We are seeking your support to send an email to the Planning Directorate stating your objections to increasing the already significant height of building 4 (on Melrose Drive) and the associated reduction in solar access to surrounding residents.

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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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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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