Preston Market Update: October 2019

The decision of the DADA and Save our Preston Market Heritage Register application was published on the 18th of September. We were not successful in proving the statewide significance of the market to achieve a listing on the register but the Heritage Council ... [Continue Reading]

Preston Market Update: Preston Leader

The Preston Leader has the following article on their Facebook page. Happy reading. https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/north/save-our-preston-market-group-says-council-waved-white-flag/news-story/69bff97da9f5ca6800ddaee3e108d0f0 ... [Continue Reading]

Preston Market Update: 20th August 2019

At the planning committee meeting last night the majority of Darebin Councilors voted to effectively demolish Preston Market in favour of moving and rebuilding it, even though the most recent report commissioned by council says that the key attributes of the market ... [Continue Reading]

PRESTON MARKET: Heritage Council Victoria Registration Hearing

Chris Erlandsen and I, together, have written over 20 thousand words for the heritage application for Preston Market. A big thanks to those of you who added to this with your personal submissions in support.  No thanks to Darebin Council, excluding Councillor ... [Continue Reading]

What Doesn’t Work, Why?

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What Works, Why?

Borneo Sporenburg in Amsterdam where high density doesn't mean high rise. The buildings are unique and built by different owners/developers, St Killda Junction, where high rise is not just grey and white. The cantilevered floors break up sheer visual mass.  ... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Council of Victoria: The Executive Director’s Recommendation

We should have posted these earlier so that you can read what the Executive Director recommended. ED RECOMMENDATION - PRESTON MARKET - NOT INCLUDE - FINAL ... [Continue Reading]

Darebin Car Parking Strategy

Car parking access has long been an issue in over-development applications in Darebin.  Here is a chance to influence a new parking strategy for Darebin.  Follow the link to complete the survey. Re: Car parking strategy for Darebin Council is currently developing ... [Continue Reading]

Darebin Council refuse to support DADA’s application for Heritage listing for Preston Market (17/12/2018)

Here we are again, the night before Christmas and Darebin Council are making critical decisions about Preston Market.  At the Darebin Council Meeting last night despite submissions from DADA, Save our Preston Market, The Darebin Progress Association, Darebin Ratepayers ... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Listing for Preston Market: Submission Details Update

Did you know that Preston Market could be heritage listed? DADA has triggered a Heritage Council hearing to present more information on the significance of the market to the state. You can help make the Victorian Heritage listing happen. Every submission proves ... [Continue Reading]