Lot 13 Stirling Crescent, HAZELMERE

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Proposed Educational Establishment - Lot 13 Stirling Crescent, HAZELMERE

The City has received an application for an ‘Educational Establishment’ (Helena River Steiner School) at Lot 13 Stirling Crescent, Hazelmere.

Key details of the proposal as shown on the submitted plans are as follows:

  • Maximum 210 students and 18 staff accommodated within a series of new pavilion classrooms, comprising of,
  • six (6) primary school classrooms (GPLA 1-6),
  • four (4) early learning classrooms (GELA 1-4), with individual outdoor play areas located between buildings, and
  • two (2) multi-purpose rooms for music/craft (MPR 1&2), or may be used for small high school classes (years 7 to 12) on a temporary basis.
  • The existing dwelling (311m2) on the lot will be converted to an administration building, including reception area, offices, staff room, kitchen and toilets,
  • The existing stables on the lot will be converted to woodwork and metalwork learning areas and a maintenance shed,
  • Proposed new incidental school buildings, including library, canteen, covered assembly, storage, and toilet blocks,
  • Outdoor areas will include a main sporting oval, central courtyard, playgrounds, footpaths, fences, landscaping and vegetated swales for drainage,
  • 35 onsite vehicle parking bays, comprising 20 staff and visitor parking bays within a rear carpark, and 15 drop-off bays within a front carpark,
  • Vehicle access via new crossover on Stirling Crescent. A separate crossover is also proposed on Stirling Crescent for emergency/service vehicles,
  • School start and finish times between 8:45am to 3:10pm Monday to Friday, and
  • After school activities such as sport training on the oval may occur on some days during daylight hours. Occasional parent meetings / school events may occur in the evenings or during school hours.

Transport Impact Assessment

It is estimated that the school will generate 420 vehicle trips per day (vpd), inclusive of 210 trips each in the peak AM and PM hour. Traffic will be distributed across the local road network, including Amherst Road and Stirling Crescent.

Water Management Plan

Stormwater is proposed to be contained and treated onsite through vegetated swales, with treated overflow water discharging to the Helena River.

The application does not propose onsite sewage disposal. The applicant instead proposes to extend the sewer line along Stirling Crescent to connect the site. 

If you have any comments/objections relating to the proposal please complete the Online Feedback Form below by close of business on 4 August 2021.


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