The Molonglo Stage 2 Transport Planning related information is from freedom of information request (FOI 21-101215), released 1 April 2021, from EPSDD. Highlighted here are a mix of 18 documents dated from 2010 to 2019 for the suburbs Coombs, Wright, Molonglo and Denman Prospect. The documents fall mostly in the category estate development plans, planning design frameworks, or a development application.
The National Capital Design Review Panel reviewed the Molonglo Group Centre and Surrounds Planning Framework. The recommendations from the first sitting was released 11 June 2021. Much will need to be improved before the Molonglo Group Centre is ready for a development application. Currently, the Framework is in revision.
The Molonglo Valley commercial centre will be built in the suburb of Molonglo, adjacent to John Gorton Drive. A commercial centre is sorely needed, but it could be some time before we see it.
Two presentations, one from the ACT Government Suburban Land Agency and the second from Capital Estate Developments who are responsible for developing Denman Prospect. Images from the slide pack.
At the first meeting of the Molonglo Valley Community Forum, the politicians there were not yet particularly influential, but they were at least interested. Most politicians have little knowledge of what is planned for new estates, so it was fortunate that mandarins turned up, too.
The west crossing of the Molonglo River is a hotspot where it all comes together. Many decisions need to be made around this strategic hotspot where Molonglo north and south meets Molonglo east and west, and the river is between.
Some areas of Canberra are growing fast and the Molonglo Valley is one of them. Population growth of up to 35% per annum is expected in the next two years.