Positive News For Heritage Building in Ingles St

The fine 1925 administrative headquarters of J Kitchen & Sons in Ingles have been  deteriorating over many years -  boarded up and defaced with graffiti. A proposal for a primary school did not eventuate at this location. In good news … [Read more...]

‘Pushing the re-set button’ on Fishermans Bend

A changed approach from the government to planning for Fishermans Bend was evident at the well attended and respectfully conducted public forum held at North Port Oval on Monday 29 February. Over 300 people were present. It has been a long time … [Read more...]

Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee Report

20 October 2015 The Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee (FBAC) has produced its first report. FBAC Report Number 1 – October 2015 The FBAC were asked to review the process to date of the planning for the Fishermans Bend Urban … [Read more...]

Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area

Keeping informed on Fishermans Bend The City of Port Phillip has created a very helpful map based resource of the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area showing the precincts within the City of Port Phillip, height controls, and planning … [Read more...]

Rootes Update

The PMHPS joined with the National Trust (Victoria) and the Art Deco and Modernism Society to commission a more detailed study of the former Rootes car manufacturer in Salmon St. These three organisations are concerned that there is no heritage … [Read more...]

Rootes in Salmon St

On June 26, the Age reported that a development application is under consideration for the former Rootes factory at 11-19 Salmon Street. Rootes was an English car company. It was started by William Rootes from a small cycle shop in Kent. A … [Read more...]

Planning Update

A tale of two buildings The two buildings discussed below had/have no heritage significance but they they have been part of the Port streetscape for many years. They are about to make way for new development. 143 Station Street (through to … [Read more...]

New Life for Naval Drill Hall

Planning is well underway for adapting the Port Melbourne Naval Drill Hall for a Year 9 environment focused program for Albert Park Secondary College. Funding for the project was allocated in the May state budget. The former Naval Drill Hall is on … [Read more...]

A Fresh Look at Fishermans Bend

17 April 2015 Planning Minister Richard Wynne today announced a welcome review of planning for Fishermans Bend. The review promises to 'work with the community every step of the way' on future planning for the urban renewal area. A major … [Read more...]

The History of Fishermans Bend

An early action of the new Andrews Government in relation to the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal project was to release the many background reports commissioned to inform planning for the area. PMHPS was aware that these reports had been … [Read more...]

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