Jewell Station Precinct

Planning Application Number: MPS/2015/503

27 Wilson Avenue, 325 Barkly Street, 331 Barkly Street and 15A Union Street, Brunswick

An application for planning permit has been received by 
Council seeking approval for the redevelopment of the Jewell Railway Reserve including the demolition of the existing buildings and use and development of the land for two eight-storey, mixed use buildings; with a reduction of the car parking requirement and a waiver of the loading and unloading Jewell Station Precinct planning applicationrequirement.

The construction of two eight storey buildings one fronting Union Street (north building) and the other fronting Barkly Street (south building).

The features of the proposed development include:

  • Each building contains commercial uses at ground floor providing for 5 commercial tenancies
  • A total of 122 dwellings are proposed providing a range of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom dwellings
  • 100 car parking spaces are proposed within basement levels
  • 222 bicycle parking spaces are provided on site
  • Each site contains a communal roof garden area, and
  • The proposal involves the removal of one native tree (River Red Gum).

The applicant intends to undertake a series of improvements to the public realm areas including:

  • Improved accessibility to the station through the introduction of a new ramp
  • Enhancements to the Upfield Shared Path including increasing the width for cyclists and pedestrians
  • Integrated cafe terracing associated with the south building including seating and garden areas facing the shared path, and
  • Construction of a feature stair and additional landscaping.

These works do not require planning approval and do not constitute part of the application. However, Heritage Victoria is currently considering an application which will consider these matters.

Related documents

The plans are attached below:

This information is made available for the sole purpose of enabling its consideration and review as part of a planning process under the Planning and Environment Act 1987. This information must not be used for any purpose which may breach any copyright.

The copy of the full application including all plans and reports are available for review at the Moreland Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street, Coburg during business hours.

Information session

Monday 14 September 2015
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick 

Council’s Planning Officers and the Permit Applicant’s consultant team will be available to answer questions regarding the proposal and process.

Information regarding the proposal will be available for viewing including the plans and reports, there will be no formal presentations.

Submissions due by 5 pm on Sunday 20 September 2015

If you wish to make a submission to Council regarding the proposal, your submission must be made in writing and should state how you would be affected by the granting of a permit.

For your submission to be valid it must include your name and street address (in relation to the proposal).

Please include a reference to the planning permit application number MPS/2015/503.

Please be aware that any submission received will be placed on the planning file and can be publicly viewed. For more information see object to a planning permit.

Any person wishing to make a submission must do so in writing by 5 pm Friday 18 September 2015.

Submissions quoting  planning permit application number MPS/2015/503 should be addressed to Meagan Merritt, Principal Planning Officer:

  • Mail to Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Moreland 3058
  • In person to Moreland Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street, Coburg 3058
  • Email Council.

Further information

For further information about this planning application contact Meagan Merritt, Principal Planning Officer, City Development.


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