Living Here

Development Updates


Information provided below is correct as at 27 March 2018

Watch The Project Update Now

We value our customers and will provide regular updates to keep you up to date on the progress of construction at Atherstone. View the progress of your new community via the below link. You'll get a birds eye view of the new train station location, new sales centre and display village, regional play space and hike and bike trails.

Upcoming Childcare Centre

The Bridge Road Childcare centre has commenced construction. The centre is estimated to open for operation late 2018.

Upcoming Highball Court Stadium

A new sports stadium with five indoor courts has been earmarked for the local community under plans being considered by Melton Council.
The new stadium plans include courts to accommodate basketball, netball, volleyball, and badminton. Click here for further details.

Sustainability and Technology

Did you know that our Development Team and Melbourne Water have a live feed to monitor the water levels in the Bridge Road Wetlands? After large rain events, the wetlands will store up to 2m of storm water and helps to protect the Toolern Creek.

Bridge Road Bridge

Earthworks and Bridge foundations are complete with construction of underground services currently underway. The Bridge Road Toolern Creek crossing is closed to vehicle traffic. Pedestrian access over Toolern Creek remains open. Please follow detour signage in place. We are forecasting bridge opening in Spring 2018.

Ballarat Line Upgrade and Toolern Train Station

Works have commenced on the Ballarat Line Upgrade project and we’re pleased to confirm that the alliance partners will call Atherstone’s Western BACE home throughout the project’s delivery. The Ballarat Line Upgrade, including the Toolern station works are being delivered by an Alliance consisting of Melbourne Metro Rail Authority, V/Line, Lendlease Engineering, Coleman Rail and SMEC.

Display Village

Atherstone’s new Display Village is currently under construction and will showcase homes from Melbourne’s leading builders. The Display Village is earmarked for launch in April 2018. Burbank, Home Solutions, Porter Davis, and Simonds display homes are currently open 7 days a week 11am to 5pm, visit our website for further information.

Stone Ridge – Stage 9

Construction is nearing completion, with the light poles installed and asphalt poured. Concrete driveways and footpaths are complete. Line marking is due for completion in April 2018. Settlements are forecast to occur between June and July 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stages 4 & 5

Construction works are now complete. We are currently in the process of obtaining electrical works Statement of Compliance. Settlements are currently forecast to occur between late May and June 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stages 6 & 7

Construction works are now complete. We are currently in the process of obtaining works Statement of Compliance. Settlements are currently forecast to occur between June and July 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stage 8

Asphalting works have now commenced. Topsoil and line marking works will follow being the final construction works for this stage. Settlements are forecast to occur between July and August 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stage 9

Asphalting works have now commenced. Topsoil and line marking works will follow in April and May being the final construction works. Settlements are forecast to occur between July and September 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stage 10

Kerb and channel works have now been complete. Installation of electrical and communication services are currently underway. Settlements are forecast to occur between August to October 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stage 11

Sewer works are now complete, with drainage works in final stages. Construction team are preparing to commence road construction and electrical trenching works next month. Settlements are forecast to occur between September to November 2018.

Settlers Creek – Stage 12

Melton Council contractors continue earthworks in this area with the removal of the building debris. Remediation is progressing well with phase one works expected to be completed in March 2018. Phase two works are likely to commence in April with stage construction resuming mid-year. Settlements are forecast to occur between in March – May 2019.



Settlers Creek – Stage 13

Bulk earthworks are expected to re-commence in April 2018. Settlements are forecast to occur between January to March 2019.

Wilton Fields – Stage 6

Construction is nearing completion, with the light poles installed and the first sections of asphalt poured. Concrete driveways and footpaths will be completed in the coming weeks. Settlements forecast to occur between late May to late June 2018.

Wilton Fields – Stages 7, 8 & 9

Construction has commenced and the site is a hive of activity. Sewer & drainage crews are making good progress. Settlements are forecast for:

  • Wilton Fields Stage 7 – between October to December 2018
  • Wilton Fields Stage 8 - between October to December 2018
  • Wilton Fields Stage 9 - between November to January 2019

Wilton Fields – Stages 10, 11, & 12

Works have been awarded for construction commencement in April for stage 10 and May for stages 11 and 12. The availability of civil contractors and supply of materials within the construction industry has impacted due to very high demands. We are now forecasting settlements as follows:

  • Wilton Fields Stage 10 – between January to March 2019
  • Wilton Fields Stage 11 – between February to April 2019
  • Wilton Fields Stage 12 – between March to May 2019


Middle Park - Stages 13 to 16

Middle Park Stages 13 to 16 works are expected to be awarded for contractor onsite mobilisation and commencement in the coming months.

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