Planning Proposal for 2 Percy Street, Auburn

Consultation has concluded

Public Exhibition - Planning Proposal for 2 Percy Street, Auburn (PP-2/2017)

Cumberland Council invites you to have your say on the Planning Proposal for 2 Percy Street, Auburn. The proposal is on public exhibition fromWednesday, 17 July 2019 to Sunday, 18 August 2019.

The landowner and proponent for this proposal is the Gallipoli Education Solutions Limited.

The Planning Proposal seeks to facilitate the redevelopment of an industrial site for the purpose of a school. This will help cater for the growing school-aged population in Auburn and the wider Cumberland Community.

The Planning Proposal involves the following amendments toAuburn Local Environmental Plan 2010 as it relates to the subject site:

  • Introduce ‘educational establishment’ as an additional permitted use (schedule 1 amendment)
  • Apply a 12 metre height of building control (currently there is no height of building control for the site)

The proposal and supporting documentation can be viewed in hard copy format at:

  • Auburn Customer Service Centre and Library, 1 Susan Street, Auburn
  • Merrylands Customer Service Centre, 16 Memorial Avenue, Merrylands.

Planning Proposal and supporting documents

(can be viewed and accessed via the document library at the side of the page)

  • Planning Proposal for 2 Percy Street
  • Appendix A - Original Gateway Determination 20 Feb 2017
  • Appendix B - Chronology of events (with strategic context)
  • Appendix 1 – Council report and minutes of 6 Sept 2017
  • Appendix 2 – Council’s PP Assessment Report
  • Appendix 3 – Cumberland panel report and minutes of 9 Aug 2017
  • Appendix 4 – Design statement and school program
  • Appendix 5 – Masterplan, concept plans and artist impressions
  • Appendix 6 – PMDL Design Statement for play/open space
  • Appendix 7 – PMDL view line review
  • Appendix 8 – Revised Transport Impact Assessment reports (Oct’19 and June 2019)
  • Appendix 9 – Revised Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigation reports (June 2019 and May’17)
  • Appendix 10 - Revised Flood Impact Statement (Oct’17)
  • Appendix 11 - Revised Letter of Offer
  • Appendix 12 - TPG Letter dated 23 Nov 2017
  • Appendix 13 to 19 - (Included within the proposal document)
  • Appendix 20 – Referral comments from RMS and Transport for NSW dated 4 Dec 2018
  • Appendix 19 - NSW Sydney Trains submission

Other relevant reports

  • Council report and minutes of 3 July 2018
  • Cumberland Planning Panel report and Minutes of 20 June 2019
  • Gateway Determination (extended)

Have your Say

If you wish to provide feedback on the planning proposal please do so in writing by midnight on Sunday, 18 August 2019 quoting “PP-2/2019”.

You may complete an online submission form on this page

You may also email your submission to

If you wish to send a hard copy submission, please post it to:

General Manager, Cumberland Council, PO Box 42, MERRYLANDS NSW 2160

All submissions may be subject to a request for access by the applicant or other interested persons under theGovernment Information (Public Access) Act 2008.You may request for your personal information to be suppressed under section 58 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998(PPIP Act). Anonymous submissions will not be accepted or considered.

If you require further information about this Planning Proposal, please contact Council’s Precinct Planning Team on 8757 9949 or visit Council’s Auburn Customer Service Centre at 1 Susan Street, Auburn between 8:30am and 4:00pm, Monday to Friday, to speak to an officer in person.