Shoreline precinct to house 5,000 residents in 2,500 homes when complete
Part of the $4.9 billion Cockburn Coast Redevelopment Area project
The Liberal National Government today announced the completion of the first stage of one of Western Australia's biggest urban regeneration projects, Shoreline.
The landmark development will eventually cover 47 hectares in North Coogee and deliver up to 2,500 apartments and townhouses for more than 5,000 new residents.
Lands Minister Terry Redman said completion of Stage 1 had involved extensive civil works, remediation of the site and creation of public open space.
"Over a two-year period, LandCorp has transformed this underutilised former industrial area through significant site remediation, civil works and landscaping," Mr Redman said.
"In addition, 1.6 hectares of public open space, including a nature play area, shade structures, barbecue facilities and sporting and play equipment, will be open to the public from this weekend."
The Minister also today unveiled public art paying homage to the area's military and industrial history - a sculpture by WA artist Robin Yakinthou of a horse and rider of the 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment AIF which trained on nearby beaches prior to departing from Fremantle for Gallipoli.
Mr Redman said as part of stage one, five apartment sites and 15 single residential lots had either been sold or were under negotiation.
"In time, this coastal community will also feature a primary school and a range of retail, dining and entertainment facilities," he said.
"Shoreline is the first precinct of the State Government's 15-20 year vision to transform former industrial land in the wider Cockburn Coast Redevelopment Area, which will eventually be home to 12,000 people in 6,000 dwellings."
LandCorp, through a Memorandum of Understanding with Synergy, is working closely with the City of Cockburn, City of Fremantle, Department of Planning, Heritage Council of Western Australia, Department of Transport, Synergy and Western Power to determine a delivery strategy for the historically significant South Fremantle Power Station and surrounding precinct.
Minister's office - 6552 6700