Evolving Port

Port Melbourne and Fishermans Bend change. Houses are changed or demolished and new forms of housing take their place. Port Houses records some of these changes.

Saturday, April 9, 2022

277 - 281 Ingles St, Port Melbourne

April 2022

The site, now known as Port Melbourne Place, is for sale by expression of interest closing on 5 May. The sale is being conducted by Dawkins Occhiuto and Colliers.

A masterplan for the very large site is in place.

Marketing for the site relies heavily on Port Melbourne's attributes.

22 July 2020

https://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/media/rb1lpcxd/report-6-5.pdf

9 December 2015

The City of Port Phillip considered the proposal to construct three mixed use towers of 2 x 34 storeys (105m approx.), and 1 x 52 storeys (158m approx.). 

The officers raised concerns about the 51 level tower. They preferred a tower of no more 40 levels. They did not support the over supply of car parking. 
  • "the height of the 51 level tower would be inappropriate and should be reduced to not more than 40 levels, and the street and/or side setbacks of Towers 1 and 2 should be increased to fully comply with the preferred minimums. 
  • concerns regarding the design of the new road between the towers, the location and design of open space, the level of activation facing Bertie Street, 
  • an over-supply of car parking"
Note: the Planning Minister is the decision maker for Capital City Zoned Fishermans Bend.

Site area: 2.21 ha


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