Footscray Station Precinct: Urban Design Framework and Delivered Outcomes

Footscray VIC Australia
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These projects demonstrate SJB Urban’s experience and capability across strategic planning, design and guidance, and detailed design development for commercial development and transport infrastructure, and our capacity for guiding projects from early strategic planning to implementation on-the-ground.

Footscray Station Precinct Planning and Urban Design Framework

This award-winning study has been employed as a ‘model’ framework for Station Precinct / Activity Centre based projects, identifying potential redevelopment sites and public realm configurations, and providing comprehensive and accessible design guidance.

SJB Urban prepared this Framework for the Department of Planning and Community Development, to guide redevelopment in and around Footscray’s transport hub. The Framework utilises an innovative format to provide targeted, concise and detailed guidance, integrating infrastructure, development and public space.

The Framework has led to an ongoing process of project implementation, including a new pedestrian bridge, station forecourts and private-sector mixed-use development.

FCAD mixed-use development: urban design, master planning and town planning inputs

SJB Urban was a key member of Grocon’s team for the bid process and delivery of the first major development site within the Footscray Station Precinct. SJB Urban provided urban design inputs and guidance for this complex project, and prepared a comprehensive Urban Design Report for the EOI and RFP stages of Grocon’s successful bid.

Together with SJB Planning, we also coordinated the Planning Permit Application and Heritage Application processes, as well as inputs to the Development Plan process and ongoing design advice. Stage 1 (commercial office building) is complete and occupied by various State Government tenants.

Snapshot

Footscray Station Precinct Planning and Urban Design Framework

Location 
Footscray, VIC

Awards 
Transport Planning Award, Planning Institute of Australia Planning Excellence 2008 (Victoria)
Urban Planning Achievement Nomination, Planning Institute of Australia Planning Excellence 2008 (National)

Status 
Complete 2007-2009

Client 
Department of Planning and Community Development with Maribyrnong City Council

Consultant Team 
SJB Planning, Bryce Raworth

FCAD mixed-use development: urban design, master planning and town planning inputs

Location 
Footscray, VIC

Status 
Complete 2010-2011

Client 
Grocon

Consultant Team 
BKK Architects, HASSELL, McBride Charles Ryan, Rush Wright Associates, Bryce Raworth, GTA Consultants, SJB Planning

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