Amendment C305boro proposes to implement the recommendations of the Methodist Ladies’ College Heritage Citation (adopted 20 August 2018) by introducing the Heritage Overlay HO795 on a permanent basis to the following buildings and elements within Methodist Ladies’ College:

Significant buildings and elements, including views to their principal elevations:

  • Tiddeman Boarding House/The Residence of 1881-85
  • Fountain of 1885
  • ‘Wentworth’ (Art House) of 1889 and fence (built as a private residence)
  • Red House, Federation Queen Anne House (formerly 231 Barkers Road) of 1901 (built as a private residence)
  • Fitchett Hall of 1917
  • Krome Memorial Gates & Fence of 1923
  • Nicholas House (Language Centre) of 1926
  • Boarding House Wings & Boarders’ Dining Room of 1938-39
  • Nurses’ Memorial Assembly Hall of 1957
  • Fitchett Chapel of 1959
  • R.A.W. Woodgate Resource Centre of 1974

Contributory building and elements, including views to their principal elevations:

  • Nicholas Wing (Nicholas Building) of 1939
  • Path layout from the corner entrance to the east wing of Tiddeman Boarding House/The Residence 
  • Two mature Elms at entrance of the school, Algerian Oak (boundary of Barkers Road) and English Oak (boundary of Glenferrie Road) and Atlantic Cedar in front gardens, all of the nineteenth century
  • Fence and gates of ‘Crom’ at Centenary Building, northern section (of c1890-91) only

Current status (December 2019)

Following a public hearing by the independent Panel on 16 October 2019, Council recently received the report from the independent Panel on Amendment C305boro and submissions referred to it.  You can access a copy of the Panel report from the download section below. 

Council officers are currently reviewing the Panel report and will prepare a report for consideration by the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC).  The report is likely to be considered by the UPSC in early 2020.  
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. 


Amendment C305boro - Panel Report  [PDF, 1.5MB]

Methodist Ladies College Heritage Citation - adopted 20 August 2018  [PDF, 8MB]

Heritage Overlay Fact Sheet  [PDF,  403KB ]

Amendment C305boro Panel Hearing timetable  [PDF, 292KB ]

Amendment C305boro to the Boroondara Planning Scheme - Council's submission (Part A) [PDF, 1.34MB]

Amendment C305boro - Heritage expert evidence statement - Context [PDF, 3.12MB]

Amendment C305boro - Heritage expert evidence statement - Bryce Raworth [PDF, 9.29MB]

Amendment C305boro - Heritage expert evidence attachment - Bryce Raworth [PDF, 80KB]

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