Development interest runs high
A HIGH-RISE development is set to spring up opposite Cannington train station.
Expressions of interest are being sought for the large redevelopment site at 230 Railway Parade, East Cannington.
Within the City of Canning Activity Centre Structure Plan, the development must be a minimum of six storeys and maximum of nine storeys.
Ray White Commercial (WA) sales and leasing agent Nigel Tennant said the 6351sq m site was in a growth area.
“There are future growth plans for high rise mixed-use development on the subject site and surrounding lots,” he said. “The successful purchaser can undertake commercial and residential uses from the site.”
Ray White Commercial (WA) director Chris Matthews said the location and accessibility of the site would make it a drawcard for developers.
“The site is opposite Cannington train station and a carpark, so it’s conducive to groundfloor commercial development with steady patronage daily,” he said.
“The site benefits from the recent $350 million refurbishment of Carousel Shopping Centre, the increased residential density planned for the area, as well as the future retail/commercial hub for the south-eastern corridor.”
The site currently houses the Perth Training Centre. THREE intersections within 200m in Queens Park will receive $400,000 in upgrades.
The intersections of Wharf Street, Furnace Road and Murray Road South with Welshpool Road received funding under the State Government’s 2019-20 Black Spot program.
The three intersections are all in close proximity, with vehicles from both sides of Welshpool Road often turning right on to the busy arterial road.
A Main Roads spokeswoman said the intersections were significantly over-represented in right turn and rear end crashes, with 46 in the five years to the end of 2018.
Safety enhancements include the installation of right, left and U-turn lanes, new median islands and upgrades to street lighting.
Canning Mayor Paul Ng said securing the safety of their residents was of “paramount importance”.
“The ability to attract
A development of six to nine storeys could be built at this site opposite Cannington train station.