ALTROVE TOWN CENTRE MASTERPLAN



Client

Stockland

The Project

Mixed use masterplan for the town centre of the ‘Altrove’ Residential Community, situated in the Schofields Precinct of the North West Growth Centre. The aim of the masterplan is to create a new urban hub offering a great place to live, work and recreate.

The proposals incorporate a mix of use including medium and high density residential, seniors housing, retail/ commercial space, community facilities, a sales information centre and public open space with a direct connection to the existing Schofields station.

Scope

Level Six’s services covered both Development and Project Management including:

  • All relevant development and project management functions for this work including budget, program, people, quality, risk and design management.
  • Significant internal stakeholders engagement Design, Estimating, Development (different teams for different asset classes encompassed), Sales & Marketing and the like to ensure the proposals were tested against each function/discipline
  • Feasibility and concept design for the new master plan
  • Management of a team of reputable consultants to develop and test the master plan to ensure key aspects such as:
  • A strong and tested urban design outcome
  • Compliance with all planning controls, ADG and Stockland’s aspirational Brief
  • Viability and realistic yield potentials
  • Flexibility in the way the project can be delivered
  • Efficiency in building forms and staging of superlots
  • Appropriate solar gain to public open space and consideration of the hierarchy and use of spaces
  • Stakeholder engagement and consultation strategy and process – from the existing local community/ customers and potential future residents through to local authority, government and transport/services authorities.
  • Staging strategy to determine the optimum timing of superlot development through the project’s lifetime, including temporary works and activation overlay strategies to ensure the area is a great Place both upon final delivery and through the journey of its growth to get there.
  • Coordination with other areas of the Altrove residential community masterplan – those both under design and construction – to ensure coordination and understand impacts on existing development and services authority approvals
  • Level Six successfully managed the key deliverable of a new Planning Proposal application, submitted to Blacktown Council
  • Level Six also managed the detailed design and Development Application for the new Town Centre park area which will accommodate a mix of hard and soft scapes, play equipment, water play and facilities for pop up functions. The development will also provide a new, retail-lined connection to the existing train station, and Stockland’s sales suite will be relocated to sit at the park edge to activate the heart of the master plan whilst the broader planning proposal is under consideration.

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