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Amendment C284 proposes to implement the recommendations of the Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study to include 14 individual heritage places, seven heritage precincts and four precinct extension in the Heritage Overlay on a permanent basis to the Boroondara Planning Scheme. 

Important notice (March 2020)

As part of Council’s response to the current COVID-19 situation, Council is currently unable to schedule a report for consideration of Amendment C284boro - Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study at a meeting of the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) to progress the amendment.

All submitters to the amendment as well as any affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers will have the opportunity to address the UPSC in support of their submission and any Council officer recommendations.  These people will receive a written invitation 10 days prior to the meeting advising of the opportunity to attend when Council is in a position to resume UPSC meetings again. 

At a future meeting the UPSC will decide whether to: 

  • Adopt the amendment as recommended by the Panel and/or officers. 
  • Refer Amendment C284 to an Ordinary Council Meeting with a recommendation to adopt the amendment (with or without further changes); or 
  • Refer Amendment C284 to an Ordinary Council Meeting with a recommendation to abandon the amendment. 

You can download a copy of the Panel Report - Amendment C284 [PDF, 4.3MB]

About Amendment C284

The amendment affects land at the following precincts and properties.

Precinct/property name Address
Ardene Court Flats 11 Ardene Court, Hawthorn
Norwood Terrace 209-217 Auburn Road, Hawthorn
Grant Dorman (former Lion Rubber Works) 544 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
Dickie House 6 Fairview Street, Hawthorn
Melbourne Croquet Club (Former Glenferrie Hill Recreation Club) 37-41 Glen Street, Hawthorn
St Joseph's Catholic School (formerly St John's School)  571 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Edwardian Shops 556-558 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Victorian shops 817-821 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Woodford 14 Glenroy Road, Hawthorn
Dalsworth 36 Kooyongkoot Road, Hawthorn
Farey Brothers' Bakery (former) 20-26 Liddiard Street, Hawthorn
Yarralands Flats   150 Power Street, Hawthorn
Shrine of St Anthony church complex  180-184 Power Street, Hawthorn
Eira 13-15 Wellesley Road, Hawthorn
Cranmore Estate and Environs Precinct 

238-272 & 302-340 Barkers Road,  2-32 & 1-15 Elphin Grove, 3-65 & 71-95, 60-82 & 96-104 Liddiard Street, Churchill Grove, Salisbury Grove, Sercombe Grove, York Street, Bowen Street,  2-6 Vicars Street, Carrington Street, Percy Street, Moir Street, Haines Street, Bell Street, Edward Street, Hull Street, and 7-33 & 4-38 Johnson Street, Hawthorn

Glenferrie and Riversdale Roads Commercial Precinct 86 & 87-105 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn; and 524-544 & 529-549 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Riversdale Reserve Precinct 8-30 & 19-23 Robinson Road, Hawthorn and 2-28 & 7-21 Illawarra Road, Hawthorn
Riversdale Village Precinct 261-305, 282-290 & 324-332 Auburn Road, Hawthorn and 201-233 & 234-242 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn
Rookery Estate Precinct 2-16 & 1-7 Austin Street, Hawthorn; 24-40 & 65-73 Evansdale Road, Hawthorn; 2-12 & 1-11 Majore Street, Hawthorn; and 1-21 & 14-18 Yarra Grove, Hawthorn
Victory Estate Precinct 132-142 Power Street, Hawthorn and 1-7 & 2-8 Gibney Street, Hawthorn
Violet Grove and Environs Precinct 3-19, 2-20 Manchester Street, Hawthorn; Violet Grove, Hawthorn; Marian Street, Hawthorn and 137-151 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn
Central Gardens Precinct (HO146) extension 2-30 & 1A-15 Malmsbury Street, Hawthorn
Glenferrie Hill Precinct (HO149) extension 1-3 Wellesley Road, Hawthorn
Leslie Street Precinct (HO164) extensions (2 areas) 198-218 Auburn Road, Hawthorn (Area 1); 1-17 & 6-12 Edlington Street & 168-178 Auburn Road, Hawthorn (Area 2)

West Hawthorn Precinct (HO220) extension

5-47 & 4-40 Lennox Street, Hawthorn and 48 Denham Street, Hawthorn

Please also note that under delegation from the Minister for Planning, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) gazetted Amendment C285 on 9 May 2019. The amendment applied interim Heritage Overlays to all places recommended in the Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study. The interim controls have been extended (by Amendment C328boro) and now expire on 31 March 2021. 

As the interim Heritage Overlays have been introduced, any proposals for demolition and other buildings and works may require a planning permit. 

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