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English Street Donnybrook Precinct Structure Plan (Amendment C183)

The English Street Precinct Structure Plan (PSP) sets out the planned development of a residential and commercial area, which will ultimately provide 1200 new homes and 700 new jobs, as well as supporting services and infrastructure.

The English Street Precinct Structure Plan (PSP) sets out the planned development of a residential and commercial area, which will ultimately provide 1200 new homes and 700 new jobs, as well as supporting services and infrastructure.

The area covers approximately 143 hectares of land, bound to the north by Donnybrook Road, to the east by the Melbourne to Sydney railway line and Merri Creek to the south and west.

The plan promotes areas of diverse mixed use commercial and
residential areas located within walking distance of the existing Donnybrook Railway Station.

Proposed community infrastructure and services include:

  • a community centre
  • a local convenience centre will include day-to-day small retail space
  • commercial/employment areas
  • sport facility
  • local parks, and connections to the Merri Creek trail

The English Street Donnybrook PSP was approved as part of Whittlesea Planning Scheme Amendment C183 following the recommendations in the Panel report.

The Amendment rezoned the land to Urban Growth Zone Schedule 4 as well as updating the Planning Overlays which affect the land.

For more information relating to Amendment C183, visit the VPA website.