Precinct 8: Dean Street – Peripheral Commercial Precinct


Recommendations

Built Form

  • Preferred building heights ranging between 15m and 29m, with mandatory Floor Area Ratio ranging between 3:1 and 4.5:1
  • Built form controls ensuring new development respects the heritage character of the area and the residential interfaces

Access and Movement

  • Existing laneways are retained and new north-south through-block links provided to improve walkability
  • Improved pedestrian safety through
    • Raised pedestrian crossings at Alexandra Avenue/Walker Street and Alexandra Avenue/McPherson Street intersections
    • Direct crossing from Alexandra Avenue to Hall Street
  • Bicycle lanes
    • Shared area for bicycles and vehicles on Alexandra Avenue
    • Painted, on-road bicycle lanes on both sides of Dean Street

Streetscape

  • Green boulevard which includes large tree planting on both sides of Alexandra Avenue, and widened footpath on the south side of the avenue. This will require a configuration of car parking:
    • 45 degrees parking on the north side
    • Parallel parking on the south side
  • More street furniture and bicycle racks/hoops

We want to know if you agree and if you have any other ideas. What do you think of the vision for Alexandra Avenue?

Have a look at the other precinct recommendations, and then take the survey on the MPAC Your Say page.


Recommendations

Built Form

  • Preferred building heights ranging between 15m and 29m, with mandatory Floor Area Ratio ranging between 3:1 and 4.5:1
  • Built form controls ensuring new development respects the heritage character of the area and the residential interfaces

Access and Movement

  • Existing laneways are retained and new north-south through-block links provided to improve walkability
  • Improved pedestrian safety through
    • Raised pedestrian crossings at Alexandra Avenue/Walker Street and Alexandra Avenue/McPherson Street intersections
    • Direct crossing from Alexandra Avenue to Hall Street
  • Bicycle lanes
    • Shared area for bicycles and vehicles on Alexandra Avenue
    • Painted, on-road bicycle lanes on both sides of Dean Street

Streetscape

  • Green boulevard which includes large tree planting on both sides of Alexandra Avenue, and widened footpath on the south side of the avenue. This will require a configuration of car parking:
    • 45 degrees parking on the north side
    • Parallel parking on the south side
  • More street furniture and bicycle racks/hoops

We want to know if you agree and if you have any other ideas. What do you think of the vision for Alexandra Avenue?

Have a look at the other precinct recommendations, and then take the survey on the MPAC Your Say page.