New Vibrant Northern Beaches Town Centre Revealed

An artist impression of the proposed shopping precinct
Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The Draft Hospital Precinct Structure Plan at Frenchs Forest has been revealed and it showcases a new town centre with over 2,000 new dwellings, including affordable housing for key workers, a new shopping precinct and outdoor public spaces, all connected by new pedestrian paths and cycle ways. The new town centre also proposes a new state-of-the-art High School and a new Aquatic Centre that may have synergies with the Hospital.

Key highlights include:

  • 4,300 new jobs, including jobs created at the new Hospital
  • 2,200 new homes
  • Provision for up to 10% affordable rental housing to support key workers
  • A new state-of-the-art Frenchs Forest High School
  • A new Aquatic Centre featuring a 50m pool and a program pool in the town centre
  • New pedestrian walk ways and cycle connections
  • Multi-purpose indoor and outdoor recreation facilities
  • A new, centrally located urban core, connected to the new Hospital featuring new retail and commercial opportunities, vibrant alfresco dining outlets and open community spaces
  • A variety and choice of housing types.

The Draft Hospital Precinct Structure Plan will be on an extended exhibition period from Thursday 1 December until Thursday 28 February and includes a number of community information sessions.

For details about the community information session, to obtain copies of the Draft Plan and to make a submission please visit the Draft Hospital Precinct Structure Plan project page.