History Of Commonwealth Facilities Used For Commonwealth Games

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The Landcorp as land authority trading in Western Australia has granted approval from minister of planning in July 2008 for redevelopment plan Perry Lakes sport facilities used for commonwealth games venue in 1962 to become a new residential area. The Landcorp proposed to subdivide the area to build four type housing with a unique characteristic. The character of the building could help the redevelopment to achieve the goals which will believe to benefit the existing community for example a sport facility in AK reserves would have new funding to increase facilities from Perry Lakes redevelopment land sale. However, the special characteristic of the area including some features of former Perry Lakes sport facilities that become iconic and…show more content…
The site is located opposite CSIRO office and UWA Sport Park to the south. The site adjoins with existing low density residential area in the north and in the east while the west area faces Perry Lakes reserves. Retail and commercial services for example Floreat forum shopping centre is around 1.5 km to the north of the site while the education facilities for future resident is around 1 to 2 kilometres to the site. In addition, the Underwood Av and Brookdale St have the primary street which connects site location to Perth CBD and Claremont rail station by public transport.

The existing building in the area is sport facilities such as stadiums, athlete guest house, trees, track lane, score board, etc. The proposal suggests that mature trees in the area will preserve as much as possible and the historical value of the area is considered to retain, such as score board, tracking lane and street name as a landmark for the site. The proposal will build 4 types residential dwelling and apartment which is divided into 12 precincts. Each type would have a special characteristic. The Garden Belt has characteristic as low density residential with more open space and the location adjoins with existing open space area around perimeter development that faces existing residential area. The track and field for terrace housing is located around the former running track. International Style would take a small area in the centre of the
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