Where is the Golden Gateway Precinct?
The Golden Gateway precinct encompasses land generally bound by Great Eastern Highway, the Swan River, Resolution Drive (north), Grandstand Road (north), Ascot Racecourse (southern boundary), Carbine Street and Hardey Road, Ascot.
What is the purpose of the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan?
The draft Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan has been prepared to coordinate future subdivision, zoning and development of the precinct. It addresses matters relating to infrastructure changes and upgrades to roads, drainage and services and associated land reassembly, provision of pedestrian and cycle paths and the creation of public spaces.
Why has the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan been prepared?
The Golden Gateway precinct has significant potential for redevelopment but despite this the area is currently underutilised, fragmented and has significant access constraints. Furthermore, the existing planning provisions under Local Planning Scheme No. 15 do not provide adequate controls for ensuring that any redevelopment is undertaken in a manner that is compatible with the surrounding area. The draft Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan has been prepared in response to the need for comprehensive planning to address these challenges and revitalise the area as the northwest ‘gateway’ to the City of Belmont.
How does the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan impact the Ascot Kilns site?
What building height limits are proposed by the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan?
- Building heights ranging from 2-6 storeys are proposed adjacent to Ascot Waters.
- Building heights ranging from 2-3 storeys are proposed adjacent to the Residential and Stables area.
- Building heights ranging from 2-15 storeys are proposed in the remainder of the precinct, including land fronting Great Eastern Highway.
What does the R-Code of R-AC0, R100 and R40 represent?
When will development occur?
What will happen to existing businesses in the area?
When will the local centre be built?
How many additional people are expected to be accommodated within the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan precinct?
The Development Concept Plan suggests a potential yield of at least 3,400 dwellings. This could accommodate a total population of 6,120 assuming an average household size of 1.8 people. Notwithstanding, the ultimate population will be dependent on the type of development pursued which will be subject to the market conditions at the time.
What will happen on the Belmont Trust land?
The Belmont Trust Land is located within the Golden Gateway Precinct and
is owned and managed by the ‘Belmont Trust’. This land is not subject to any
formal statutory planning processes at this stage and nor is there a specific
timeline for the future planning of this land. The future consideration for
this land is dependent upon the ‘Belmont Trust’ and will be subject to a future
What impacts will the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan have on traffic in the area?
When will works on modifying the road network occur, including the realignment of Resolution Drive?
The timing of these works is currently unknown as it will depend on the availability of funds and the timing of detailed design work and land assembly. Notwithstanding, this realignment will need to occur prior to development of any land requiring access (directly or indirectly) from Resolution Drive. Further discussions with Perth Racing will need to occur regarding the realignment of Resolution Drive due to land assembly requirements.
What implications will the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan have on access to Ascot Racecourse?
- Full movement access from Matheson Road to a secondary car parking area on the southern side of the racecourse.
- Full movement access from Grandstand Road (north) to a public car parking area on the western side of the racecourse.
- Left-in/left-out access directly from Grandstand Road (north) to the members car parking area.
- Left-in/left-out access directly from Grandstand Road (north) to the racecourse and facilities office.
Will developers be required to pay contributions towards improved infrastructure in the precinct?
Who will be responsible for delivering new infrastructure to the precinct?
Until such a time where a suitable cost sharing arrangement has been established, to fund significant infrastructure works for the precinct, it is unclear who will be responsible for delivering infrastructure.
What happens after the conclusion of the advertising period for the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan?
After advertising of the draft Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan, submissions will be reviewed. Modifications may be required to the draft Local Structure Plan after reviewing submissions and re-advertising of the draft Local Structure Plan may be necessary. A report will then be prepared to Council and the Western Australian Planning Commission, making a recommendation on how the draft Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan should be determined in light of submissions.
Who is responsible for determining the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan?
If the Golden Gateway Local Structure Plan is approved, what further planning work needs to be undertaken for the precinct?
The purpose of the LPP is to guide development within the Golden Gateway Precinct, providing sufficient details to ensure comprehensive control over development, to achieve high quality built form outcomes. Development or subdivision should not be approved within the Structure Plan Area until the LPP is adopted, unless otherwise agreed by the local government.
- Construction/upgrades to roads
- Public open space
- Landscape treatment for public realm areas