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Help us shape a vision for tomorrow's Cheltenham

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A place where people love to live, work and visit

Future change in Cheltenham will be guided by strategic planning that ensures its long-term success.

The broader areas around the new SRL stations can evolve with planning and land use opportunities to unlock space and meet the needs of our growing community.

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Places for diverse retail, commercial and industrial outlets

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Places for increased employment, enterprise and job opportunities

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Places of change for more housing and mixed-use buildings appropriate to the location

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Places for parks, gardens, trees and landscaping

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Places for better walking, cycling and transport connections

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Places for community facilities, local services, education and recreation

What kind of change could be included in the new precinct plan?

Medium change

Lower scale detached and semi-detached housing.

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Higher change

More housing diversity including quality social and affordable housing, focusing higher density apartments, townhouses and semi-detached homes close to the vibrant centres, public open space and along key corridors such as Nepean Highway and Bay Road.

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Significant change

Taller mixed-use developments around the new SRL station.

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Preliminary ideas

The preliminary ideas for Cheltenham are a starting point for community discussion. They suggest some potential changes to the precinct that will help deliver the Cheltenham Vision.

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Create an urban square and town centre at the new SRL station at Cheltenham

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Encourage future growth within and between the existing activity centres at Highett, Southland and Cheltenham

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Leverage the Bayside Business District and Moorabbin Industrial Area to support jobs growth

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Enhance Bay Road as a gateway to the new SRL station at Cheltenham

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Improve movement and connectivity across the precinct

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Enhance Nepean Highway

Opportunity areas

The following areas highlight where change is likely to occur in Cheltenham and offer opportunities to support growth and deliver community-wide benefits.

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Cheltenham Precinct Core

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Southland Shopping Centre

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Cheltenham Activity Centre

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With the existing Highett Station and the new SRL station only a short walk away, the area is well-placed to accommodate increased medium scale residential developments that complement the existing detached housing in locations close to services and amenity.

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Nepean Highway East

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Bayside Business District

With improved connections, this area could support increased job density and diversity with SRL attracting investment and a greater mix of businesses. Walking and cycling improvements can improve access to Bay Road and support a greater scale of buildings at its northern edge.

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Moorabbin Industrial Area

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