Heritage Planning Proposal

Illustration of heritage houses in a town centreApril 2024 Update

The Heritage Planning Proposal (PP-2023-158) is currently being finalised based on Council’s Resolution on 6 December 2023. Minutes from the meeting in December can be accessed through the Council website.


December 2023 Update

The Heritage Planning Proposal (PP-2023-158) has completed the necessary Post Gateway Exhibition and has reported to Cumberland City Council's Ordinary Meeting on Wednesday, 6 December 2023.

Council Meeting agenda and business papers can be viewed on Council’s website.


September 2023 Update

Consultation on the draft Heritage Planning Proposal has closed, and submissions are now being reviewed. Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback.


August 2023 Update

Council invites you to have your say on a Planning Proposal (PP-2023-158) to amend the Cumberland Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2021.

On 7 December 2022, Council resolved to proceed with the Cumberland Heritage Planning Proposal for submission to the Department of Planning and Environment. Council received Gateway Determination (approval to proceed) from the Department on 14 June 2023. The Planning Proposal includes:

  1. Amend the curtilage and listing of forty-seven (47) existing heritage items listed within Part 1 of Schedule 5 of the LEP;
  2. Add twenty-four (24) heritage items to Part 1 of Schedule 5 of the LEP; and
  3. Amendment to the Heritage Map in the Cumberland LEP 2021 to reflect the proposed changes in items 1 and 2.

The Planning Proposal and all relevent attachments can be found on the NSW Planning Portal, through the following link: https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/ppr/pre-exhibition/cumberland-council-comprehensive-heritage-study

We encourage you to review the information on Council's ‘Have Your Say’ page and provide your feedback by Friday 22 September 2023.


Now we want your feedback!

Council values the opinions and suggestions of the community, and would appreciate your input on the Cumberland Heritage Planning Proposal. Your comments are important in the decision-making process.

We encourage you to download a copy of the relevant documents for review from our document library.

The consultation period runs from Tuesday 1 August to Friday 22 Setepmber 2023. During this community consultation period, residents are encouraged to submit their comments on the proposal. Anyone who wishes to provide feedback on the proposal must do so in writing by 5pm Friday 22 Setepmber 2023.


Find out more information

Council hosted serveral community information sessions and drop in sessions as part of the engagement process, community members were able to book into one of the sessions below:

One on One Sessions (Auburn):

8 August - 1:00pm to 5.00pm (15 min slot)
15 August - 1.00pm to 5.00pm (15 min slot)
22 August - 1.00pm to 5.00pm (15 min slot)
29 August - 1.00pm to 5.00pm (15 min slot)
5 September - 1.00pm to 5.00pm (15 min slot)

 

One on One Sessions (Merrylands):

9 August - 9:00am to 1.00pm (15 min slot)
16 August - 9.00am to 1.00pm (15 min slot)
23 August - 9.00am to 1.00pm (15 min slot)
30 August - 9.00am to 1.00pm (15 min slot)
6 September - 9.00am to 1.00pm (15 min slot)

 

Community Drop In Sessions:

15 August - 5.00pm to 6.30pm (Merrylands Civic Centre)
22 August - 5.00pm to 6.30pm (Auburn Civic Centre)

 


How to have your say

NOTE: Feedback for this consultation closee at 5pm on Friday 22 Setepmber 2023.

There are three ways to provide feedback:

  1. Complete an online submission below.
  2. Email your submission to Council@cumberland.nsw.gov.au please quote CS-207 and the Heritage ID number (e.g. HSXX) or address in your response
  3. Mail your submission to The General Manager, Cumberland City Council, PO Box 42, Merrylands NSW 2160, quoting CS-207 and the Heritage ID number (e.g. HSXX) or address in your response.

Please quote CS-207 and the Heritage ID number (e.g. HSXX) or address in your response. All submissions received in response to the early consultation will be considered by Council prior to preparing a Planning Proposal to amend the Cumberland Heritage List.

For any questions, please email council@cumberland.nsw.gov.au or contact Council’s City Strategy team on 02 8757 9000.

Council officers are also available to meet in-person at Council’s Auburn or Merrylands officers. Please contact us if you wish to set up a meeting.

Table 1a: Stage 1 – Amendments

CLEP Ite m ID

Name of Item

Address

Map Tile

Description

A01023

Auburn Signal Box

Rawson Street, opposite Karrabah Road, Auburn

Map 12

Curtilage amendment
and name update

A1

Auburn War Memorial

Northumberland Road, RSL car park (opposite the Auburn RSL), Auburn

Map 10, 12

No Curtilage amendment
and name update

A2, A3

Parramatta Road Milestone

South side of Parramatta Road between Dartbrook and Station Roads, Auburn and Lidcombe

Map 11

Curtilage amendment
and name update

Parramatta Road Milestone

South side of Parramatta Road, east of Station Road, east of Delhi Street, east side of railway bridge abutments near Birnie Street

Map 12

Curtilage amendment
and name update

A4

Clyde Marshalling Yards

Part 1

Part 2

Rawson Street, Auburn

Map 12

Curtilage amendment,
listing combination and name update

A5

Berala railway station

Campbell Street, Berala

Map 09

Curtilage amendment

A6

Former Farm, Hyland Road Inn and former post office

Part 1

Part 2

Hyland Road, Greystanes

Map 6a

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I01945, I128

Footbridge over Lower 
Prospect Canal

Albert Street, Greystanes; 
Guildford and Guildford West

Map 6a,6b,6c

Curtilage amendment,
listing combination and name update

Boothtown Aqueduct

Macquarie Road (between Alpha Road and Dahlia Street)

Map 6a,6b,6c

Curtilage amendment,
listing combination and name update

A1 6

Railway viaduct site

Part 1

Part 2

Portico Parade (Toongabbie Railway Station), Toongabbie

Map 01

Curtilage amendment,
name update and
listing combination

I105

The Trongate Victorian Group

90 - 98

100 - 102

"90, 92, 94, 96, 98 and 100p102 The Trongate", Granville

Map 12, 13

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I11

Uniting Church Auburn Parish and adjacent Victory Hall

Northeast corner of Helena Street and Harrow Road, Auburn

Map 12

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I156

Late Victorian cottage

63 O Neill Street, Guildford

Map 08

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I165

Late Victorian / Federation residence

9A Tennyson Parade, Guildford

Map6c

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I167

Federation period cottage

20A The Esplanade, Guildford

Map 08

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I171, I220

Milestone

Adjacent to 198 Woodville Road; Guildford and Merrylands

Map 08, 12, 13

No Curtilage amendment,
listing combination and name update

I175, I187

Wyatt Park, Haslams Creek,

Lidcombe Pool, Lidcombe Oval, Stormwater Drain

(Main entrance) at Church Street,
Lidcombe

Map 09, 10

Curtilage amendment,
listing combination and name update

I178

Dwelling

24 James Street, Lidcombe

Map 09

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I183

Minali Special School (early twentieth century residence)

Off Joseph Street, Lidcombe

Map 09

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I185

Fenton House

35-47 Joseph Street, Lidcombe

Map 09

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I186

Dwelling

53-55 Kerrs Road, Lidcombe

Map 09

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I188

Stand of Eucalyptus longifolia

Corner of Parramatta and
Hill Roads, Lidcombe

Map 10

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I20

Horse trough

Corner of Water Street and
Auburn Road, Auburn

Map 09

Curtilage amendment
and administration

I202

Late Victorian cottage/
Cumberland Model Farms Estate

130 Jersey Road, Merrylands

Map 05

Curtilage amendment
and administration

I209

Electrical substation

285 Merrylands Road, Merrylands

Map 13

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I212

Merrylands Railway Station

Military Road, Merrylands

Map 13

Curtilage Amendment

I219

Federation period cottage

33 Walker Street, Merrylands

Map 13

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I228

Former Bonds Bobbin Mill facade

211-215 Dunmore Street, Wentworthville

Map 02

Curtilage amendment

I23

St Peter Chanel School Hall, Church and Rectory

60 66 Kingsland Road, Berala

Map 09

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I231

Pendle Hill Railway Station

Pendle Way, Pendle Hill

Map 02

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I233

Regents Park railway station

Park Road, Regents Park

Map 09

Curtilage amendment

I237

Houses built for Housing Commission

27, 29, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43 and 47 Chiswick Road, South Granville

Map 12

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I238

Houses built for Housing Commission

278, 286 and 288 Clyde Street,
South Granville

Map 12

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I247, I249

Toongabbie Railway Station

Part 1

Part 2

Cornelia Road, Toongabbie

Map 01

Curtilage amendment,
listing combination
and name update

I26

Targo Mahal, Federation bungalow

156 Targo Road, Girraween

Map 01

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I268

Electricity Substation

62 Fullagar Road, Wentworthville

Map 04, 05

Curtilage Amendment

I271

Inter-war bungalow

32 Garfield Street, Wentworthville

Map 03

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I274

Nelyambo, Federation period bungalow

42 Garfield Street, Wentworthville

Map 03

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I282

Wentworthville Railway Station

The Kingsway, Wentworthville

Map 04

Curtilage amendment,
Listing combination
and name update

I287

Allengreen, Federation bungalow

1 Amos Street (also known as 14 The Park or 1 Thomas May Place), Westmead

Map 04

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I3

Jack Lang Plaque

4 Auburn Road, Auburn

Map 12

Curtilage amendment

I308

Inter-war (Mediterranean 
influences) apartment block

15-17 The Park (also known as 15-17 Thomas May Place), Westmead

Map 04

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I309

Yennora Railway Station

Nelson Road, Yennora

Map 07

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I41

Holy Trinity Church Group

40 Grimwood Street, Granville

Map 12, 13

Curtilage amendment

I44

Single storey residence

6 Hewlett Street, Granville

Map 12, 13

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I67

Single storey residence

8 Mary Street, Granville

Map 13, 14

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I71

Granville War Memorial

1 Memorial Drive, Granville

Map 12

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I75

New York Street Group

"12, 13, 14, 18, 20, 22 and 24
New York Street", Granville

Map 12, 13

Curtilage amendment
and name update

I80

Single storey residence

70 Railway Parade, Granville

Map 13

Curtilage amendment 

 

Table 1b:  Stage 2 – Proposed new heritage items

CLEP Item ID

Name of Item

Address

Map Tile

HS2

Former Auburn Post Office

Cnr Auburn Road and Kerr
Parade, Auburn

Map 12

HS3

Pritchard's Building

6-14 Auburn Road, Auburn

Map 12

HS4

Federation Shopfronts

23 and 25 Auburn Road, Auburn

Map 12

HS5

Late Victorian Shopfront

60-62 Auburn Road, Auburn

Map 12

HS7

Federation Queen Anne Residence

151 Auburn Road, Auburn

Map 12

HS10

Auburn Gallipoli Mosque

1 - 19 Gelibolu Road, Auburn

Map 10, 12

HS18

Federation Bungalow

59 Mary Street, Auburn

Map 12

HS22

Melton Hotel

135 Parramatta Road, Auburn

Map 11, 12

HS24

Warehouse

259-263 Parramatta Road

Map 12

HS25

Auburn Hotel

43 Queen Street, Auburn

Map 12

HS26

Auburn Presbyterian Church

29 Queen Street, Auburn

Map 10, 12

HS27

St John of God Catholic Church
and St John's Catholic Primary School

73-77 Queen Street, 82-84 Queen
Street, 2 Alice Street, Auburn

Map 12

HS41

Headstone and Memorials

Factory Street, western side, near
Clyde Railway Station, Clyde

Map 12

HS44

8 Hewlett Street

8 Hewlett Street, Granville

Map 12,13

HS46

Victorian Cottage

32 The Avenue, Granville

Map 13

HS48

St Aphanasius Ukrainian Orthodox
Church and Hall

45 William Street, Granville

Map 12, 13

HS51

Post-War Austerity Style House

38 Bolton Street, Guildford

Map 08

HS52

Federation Bungalow

214 Guildford Road, Guildford

Map 08

HS67

St Andrew's Ukrainian War
Memorial Church

27-29 Mary Street, Lidcombe

Map 09

HS71

Former Jantzen Swimwear Factory

32 - 43 Parramatta Road, Lidcombe

Map 10

HS74

Eldridge's Buildings' - Federation Shopfronts

36-40 Railway Street, Lidcombe

Map 09

HS75

Russian Old Rite Orthodox
Christian Church

56-60 Vaughan Street, Lidcombe

Map 09

HS78

Victorian Weatherboard Cottage

30 Abbott Street, Merrylands

Map 12

HS79

Federation Bungalow

291 Merrylands Road, Merrylands

Map 13

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