Award for plan­ning

The Gazette (Derwent Valley) - - NEWS - PATRICK GEE

A PLAN for struc­tural changes in New Nor­folk has earnt Ho­bart plan­ning firm Emma Ri­ley and As­so­ciates the Best Plan­ning Ideas Award for a large project.

A panel of in­dus­try judges from the Plan­ning In­sti­tute of Aus­tralia recog­nised the firm had fully con­sid­ered the unique qual­i­ties of the area

Busi­ness owner and plan­ner Emma Ri­ley said the plan was fo­cused on the re­al­is­tic fu­ture of the town.

“We re­ally fo­cused on look­ing at New Nor­folk’s key ad­van­tages and strength­en­ing the unique qual­i­ties,” Ms Ri­ley said.

New Nor­folk’s her­itage values, open spa­ces and walk­ing trails were among some of the town’s strengths iden­ti­fied in the plan.

The Struc­ture Plan was com­mis­sioned by the Der­went Val­ley coun­cil and the busi­ness worked with a con­sul­tancy team in­clud­ing busi­nesses Knight Frank and Playstreet Ur­ban De­sign.

The judges said the plan was ex­cel­lent for an area un­der­go­ing struc­tural change

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