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The City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study: Volume 8 Ashburton presents the findings and recommendations from the heritage assessment of Ashburton and includes citations for the nominated individual heritage properties and precincts.

About the Ashburton Heritage Gap Study

Council has engaged Context Pty Ltd to prepare the Municipal Wide Heritage Gap Study. The eighth study to be prepared is for the suburb of Ashburton.

The study area consists of all properties located outside the existing Heritage Overlay in Ashburton. 

The draft study has now been completed and has identified the following properties and precincts to be of local heritage significance:

Individual properties

  • 3-7 Ashburn Grove
  • 9 Donald Street
  • 10A Fakenham Road
  • 268 High Street
  • 270 High Street
  • 1 Keyes Street
  • 10 Marquis Street
  • 7 Vears Road
  • 45 Yuile Street

Heritage precincts

  • High Street Ashburton Commercial Precinct
  • Home Farm Estate and Environs Precinct
A property in Ashburton

These places are recommended for inclusion in the Heritage Overlay under the Boroondara Planning Scheme. 

Current status (June 2020)

Preliminary consultation - Report on outcomes

Council officers have completed a review of the feedback received during preliminary consultation on the draft Ashburton Heritage Gap Study. 

The Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) will consider a report on the outcomes of the preliminary consultation at its meeting on 6 July 2020. 

You will be able to access a copy of the officers’ report, which contains recommendations regarding the Ashburton Heritage Gap Study.

Affected and adjoining property owners/occupiers and anyone who provided Council with feedback as part of the preliminary consultation process have been notified in writing of the opportunity to address the UPSC in support of their feedback.  

Please note: Council will not be making available a recording of the UPSC meeting as noted in the UPSC meeting invitation sent to submitters and affected and adjoining property owners. Should parties be unable to attend the meeting but wish to know the outcomes of the meeting, they can contact Robert Costello, Senior Project Planner on 9278 4537.

Contact us

For more information contact Robert Costello, Senior Project Planner


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