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 (October 2019)

At its meeting on 5 August 2019, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) resolved to receive and note the submissions to Amendment C305boro to the Boroondara Planning Scheme; endorse the officers’ response to submissions; and refer the amendment and the unresolved submission to a Planning Panel. 

You can access a copy of the UPSC report and Minutes.

The independent Panel appointed by the Minister for Planning to consider submissions to Amendment C305boro has scheduled a public hearing on Wednesday 16 October 2019. You can access a copy of the current hearing schedule from the download section below.

As directed by the Panel, any expert witness reports need to be circulated by 2pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019. Expert witness reports will be made available for download in the download section below. 

If you have any questions regarding the Panel process:

Next steps 

Following the panel hearing, the independent Panel will prepare a report for consideration by Council. Council must make this report publically available within 28 days of receiving it. 

Council officers will review the Panel report and prepare a report for consideration by the UPSC with recommendations.  Council does not need to accept the Panel’s recommendations and may resolve to make additional changes to the amendment. 

Downloads

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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