Concerns – Overshadowing of Town Square

The Town Square was designed to be the central focal point of the Town Centre. This can be seen in the Vision for the Master Plan: Woden Town Centre is a major community and commercial hub for the Woden Valley and wider Canberra region. It will be a place that attracts people to live, work, socialise and enjoy throughout the day and evenings. The town square is the central focal

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Concerns – loss of recreation precinct

The Master Plan provides for a recreation and living precinct in the north of the Town Centre. Unfortunately, the living has been of more value because the recreation facilities have been replaced with residential towers, We have lost the: basketball stadium pitch n putt bowling greens tennis courts We are likely to lose the: pool – closed for this summer due to maintenance requirements ice skating rink – the ACT

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Planning Princples

Population growth and environmental impacts from urban sprawl are leading to densification in our town centres. While the WVCC supports development, we want it to be done well. WVCC Planning Principles put people at the centre of urban design to support physical and mental health live, work and play locally philosophy jobs and major facilities (healthcare, education, cultural and recreational facilities) located centrally, enabling walkable town centres that are accessible

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