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City of Melbourne is always looking for new opportunities and ways to enable growth in the city, which is why we proposed to sell four properties that wereno longer being used for a Council service. We assessed all of the properties in accordance with the Sale and Acquisition of Land Policy (PDF 125 KB) and believeed they can serve a better purpose under new owners.
The four properties were:
By selling these properties, we will reinvest the proceeds into city-shaping infrastructure projects and the capital works program. It was an opportunity to think about how we want to evolve as a city and be bold in creating a better future for Melbourne.
Consultation closed 7 August 2022. The three properties were sold in 2023.
Timeline item 1 - complete
Community feedback about the proposal to sell the four properties will be collected.
4 July to 7 August 2022
Timeline item 2 - complete
Council will receive a report and consider feedback at a Council meeting prior to deciding whether to sell the properties.
22 and 29 November 2022
Timeline item 3 - complete
Sale of properties
Should Council decide to sell the properties, we will begin the sales process.
From November 2022
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|Address||47-49 Canning Street, Carlton|
|Site details||A single storey clinker brick residence. Built in the mid 1950s. Area 530sqm.|
|Zone||GRZ2 – General Residential Zone 2 NRZ3 – neighbourhood Residential Zone 3.|
|Former use||Aged care day centre. Previous community use ceased in 2012.|
|Address||100-104 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne
|Site details||A two storey brick and bluestone building. Refurbished and converted to a childcare facility in 1987. Area 440sqm.
|Zone||CCZ1 – Capital City Zone 1.
|Former use||Council-run child care facility.
|Address||505-513 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne|
|Site details||Single storey brick medical centre. Built around 1920. Area 470sqm.|
|Zone||GRZ1 – General Residential Zone 1.|
|Current use||Licenced to Cohealth.|
|Former use||Maternal and child health.|
|Address||30-38 Gatehouse Drive, Kensington|
|Site details||Two storey rendered brick childcare centre. Built in 1998. Area 1127 sqm.|
|Zone||PUZ6 – Public Use Zone 6 (Local Government). Rezoning is required prior to any divestment.|
|Current use||Leased to private commercial organisation MAMA – Midwives and Mothers Australia.|
|Former use||Land acquired from developer through the Kensington Banks Development, and designated for community purposes by Council in 2001.|