The ‘City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study: Volume 2 Camberwell’ presents the findings and recommendations from the heritage assessment of Camberwell and includes citations for the nominated individual heritage properties and precincts.

Council sought feedback on the draft City of Boroondara Municipal Wide Heritage Gap Study: Volume 2 Camberwell from 28 April to 29 May 2017.

Current status (September 2018)

Adoption of the Camberwell Heritage Gap Assessment

On 21 August 2017, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) adopted the Camberwell Heritage Gap Assessment and resolved to commence the formal planning scheme amendment process to introduce the Camberwell Heritage Gap Assessment into the Boroondara Planning Scheme. Access a copy of the UPSC report.

To ensure the Camberwell Heritage Gap Assessment is considered as part of the planning permit process, Council will implement the recommendations of the adopted study through Amendment C274

About the Camberwell Heritage Gap Assessment

Council has engaged Context Pty Ltd to prepare the Municipal Wide Heritage Gap Study. The second study to be prepared is for the suburb of Camberwell. The study area consists of all properties located outside the existing Heritage Overlay in Camberwell.

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

Individual properties

  1. 544 Burke Road
  2. 486 Burke Road
  3. 832-834 Burke Road
  4. 575 Camberwell Road
  5. 25 Cookson Street
  6. 16 Cornell Street
  7. Fordham Avenue
  8. 112-128 Fordham Avenue
  9. 27-29 George Street
  10. 137-139 Highfield Road
  11. 30 Hunter Road
  12. 4 Merton Street
  13. 100a Prospect Hill Road
  14. 576 Riversdale Road 
  15. 815 Riversdale Road, Canterbury 
  16. 906-912 Toorak Road  
  17. 927 Toorak Road
  18. 930 Toorak Road
  19. 1245 Toorak Road
  20. 134 Wattle Valley Road

Heritage precincts

  1. Bellett Street Precinct
  2. Camberwell Links Estate Precinct
  3. Camberwell Road Estate Precinct
  4. Hampton Grove Precinct
  5. Harley Estate & Environs Precinct
  6. Lockhart Street Residential Precinct 
  7. Milverton Street Residential Precinct  
  8. South Camberwell Commercial Precinct
  9. St John’s Wood & Sage’s Paddock Precinct
  10. Sunnyside & Rowell Avenues Precinct
  11. War Service Homes Precinct 

Heritage Precinct Extensions

  1. HO144 Burke Road Precinct Extension
  2. HO191 Hassett’s Estate Extension

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


Municipal wide heritage gap study - Camberwell

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