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Metro Tunnel

Eastern and Western Portal Development Plans

Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP), the contractor for the tunnel and stations package of works, has prepared draft Development Plans for the entrances to the Metro Tunnel.

The Development Plans include site layout plans, architectural, and landscape and public realm plans for the built form at the tunnel entrances at the Western Portal in Kensington and Eastern Portal in South Yarra..

These plans demonstrate how the works will be delivered in accordance with the approved Environmental Performance Requirements as defined in the Metro Tunnel Environmental Management Framework and the approved Urban Design Strategy for the project.

Scope of the draft Development Plans

These plans only address the scope and extent of CYP works at the Eastern Portal and Western Portal.

At the Eastern Portal (South Yarra) this includes:

  • An ancillary building with emergency access and egress.
  • Reinstatement of Osborne Street.
  • Landscaping within the CYP extent of works area surrounding the ancillary building.

At the Western Portal (Kensington) this includes:

  • An ancillary building with emergency access and egress.
  • Reinstatement of Childers Street.

Other works proposed in the Eastern Portal and Western Portal areas, including landscaping and hardscaping in the public realm, will be undertaken by the appointed Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA) contractor.

The scope and extent of the built form for the appointed RIA contractor will be addressed in separate Development Plans, which will be subject to public inspection and comment in accordance with the Incorporated Document.

Have your say

The draft Development Plans are available for public inspection and comment from Friday 6 April 2018 until 5pm Friday 27 April 2018.

Any person may make a submission on the plans.

You can provide your feedback on the draft Development Plans via this online feedback form.

Feedback received will be considered in finalising the Development Plans.

The updated Development Plans will be submitted to the Minister for Planning accompanied by any written comments received, a summary of the consultation and response to issues raised during the consultation process.

The Minister for Planning must approve the Development Plan prior to the commencement of works covered in the Plan.

Draft development plans

PlansAppendices
Eastern Portal Development Plan

Eastern Portal Development Plan (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Accessible version of Eastern Portal Development Plan
(DOCX, 4.1 MB)

Appendix A: Site Plan (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Appendix B: Architectural Plans (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Appendix C: Landscape and Public Realm Plans (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Appendix D: Urban Design Strategy Assessment (PDF, 606.6 KB)

Appendix E: Environmental Performance Requirements Assement
(PDF, 787.9 KB)

Western Portal Development Plan

Western Portal Development Plan (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Accessible version of Western Portal Development Plan
(DOCX, 3.1 MB)

Appendix A: Site Plan (PDF, 3.1 MB)

Appendix B: Architectural Plans (PDF, 801.7 KB)

Appendix C: Landscape and Public Realm Plans (PDF, 5.3 MB)

Appendix D: Urban Design Strategy Assessment (PDF, 321.0 KB)

Appendix E: Environmental Performance Requirements Assessment
(PDF, 805.7 KB)