Bunnings Group Limited has submitted a DA for a large mixed use development located at 142 – 160 Breakfast Creek Road, Newstead.
The proposed mixed use development comprises of a new Bunnings Warehouse which will have a total floor area of 17,206.84m², consisting of the main warehouse, outdoor nursery, bagged goods area, café and timber trade sales area.
The ground floor contains six separate mixed use tenancies consisting of retail and/or office space and totalling 1,580m2.
The total GFA proposed (Bunnings Warehouse + mixed use tenancies) is 18,883.77m2 over three storeys.
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Street activation is incorporated along all street frontages with tenancies at ground, large entry foyer and glazing, battening and articulation in the facade.
Key features include:
- A distinctive saw-toothed roof design which references the historical building forms in the Newstead locality. The saw-tooth roof ‘folds’ down the building facade, breaking the centre of the building into a series of 10m wide segments
- A cross-block link is proposed on the northern edge of the building, activated by ground floor tenancies;
- Ground floor activation is provided for the full length of Breakfast Creek Road and on all building corners.
According to the DA, approximately 540 construction jobs will be created as a result of the project with around 230 permanent jobs upon completion.
The DA number for this development is A004031806.