Frankston City Council has approved a plan for what will be the city’s tallest building. Reaching 52.5 metres in height, the residential tower will be located behind the much loved venue ‘The Deck’ and will hold a prime position over the bayside suburb.
Peninsula Blue Development has allocated Finnis Architects as the designer for the development at 6 Davies Street.
The building will comprise of two and three bedrooms apartments only, allowing 240 degree views facing north, east and west.
With full council approval, the development will hope to increase high-rise residential activity in the area.
Urban Melbourne, Planning Consultants Taylors submitted the Davey Street apartment complex for approval.
The application was processed in less than 60 days, under Council’s Priority Planning procedure for developments in the Frankston City Centre.
Frankston City CEO Dennis Hovenden says that Council’s Priority Planning process sends a strong message to the development industry that the City is taking development applications seriously.
“The Priority Planning process can also apply to applications outside Frankston city centre, if they demonstrate significant economic benefit”, Mr Hovenden said.
Frankston has a number of large scale residential and commercial projects under construction and plans for future developments, including the approved 446-450 Nepean Highway and 16 Clyde Street.
Source: Urban Melbourne