The City of Melbourne have released their draft plans for some improvements to the Pasley Street Entrance to the Park. The plans are currently before Heritage Victoria at the moment. Submissions may be made if you have an issue with this proposal.
The owners of 157-159 Domain Road have applied to change the use of the building from apartments to a hotel. We have opposed their liquor licence application for the rooms and balcony.
MetroRail hold regular community consultation meetings with stakeholders including the companies that comprise the Cross Yarra Partnership, to discuss issues raised by the construction of the Domain (now Anzac) underground station. The MSYRG are always represented at these meetings and here is the report of the latest one, held on January 24, 2018. Also included are plans for the temporary road and tramline realignment and indicative truck routes.
As multi unit developments replace single houses pressure is put on street parking if the developers do not provide adequate off street parking. We are lobbying the council to not issue permits in these cases to make sure developers do include the correct amount of off street parking spaces.
Yarra Trams have recently released details of the work they will shortly start to construct the new tramline along Toorak Rd West into St Kilda Rd following which the Park St Domain Rd service will cease.
The attached letter of 3 April is our response in which we express our objections and concerns, in particular opposing the relocation of the interchange in St Kilda Rd which, if it proceeds, will mean the Park St Domain Rd service will never return.