Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Western Suburbs Alliance [updated December 2, 2012

Waratah Avenue

In late 2007, City of Nedlands released a draft planning proposal to rezone and redevelop both sides of Waratah Avenue between Adelma Road and Robert Street and parts of Circe Circle and School Road, Dalkeith. The proposal included five storey developments, 2.4 kilometres of commercial “shop front”, small bars, fast food outlets, amusement parlours, taverns, etc.

People Against Density Dalkeith (PADD), a group of approximately 650 residents/electors of the Dalkeith Ward formed to voice community opposition to the unacceptable aspects of these proposals. Over 800 submissions (from a total of 1650 households) were lodged opposing the proposals, extremely well attended public meetings were held and numerous letters of protest were written to the local newspapers. Continue reading