Heathcote to be a hub of activity
PLANS to re-imagine and revitalise Heathcote are well under way, with the City of Melville keen to transform the site into a must-visit cultural hub.
In February, Melville Council endorsed plans for the future of the Heathcote Cultural Precinct and a report at the time predicted the overall cost of managing the buildings on site was expected to drop by about $60,000 per annum if the activation strategy was implemented, based on an 80 per cent occupancy rate.
The City is now seeking registrations of interest for the more than 2000sq m space, which boasts a wide variety of buildings that are available for lease.
Melville Mayor Russell Aubrey said he hoped to see the site come to life with a broad range of users.
“We want Heathcote to become one of Perth’s leading and most dynamic interconnected spaces for artists, wellness studios, co-working and collaborative spaces, permanent and temporary food opportunities, and unique events of varying sizes throughout the year,” he said.
“We are open to registrations of interest from any individuals, retailers or organisations who align with our vision.
Our ideal outcome is the creation of a space in which visitors and site users can all meander freely through the buildings and spaces.”
For details, to book a tour or register interest visit www. heathcotewa.com/roi.
An aerial view of the Heathcote site.