Information provided below is correct as at 09/08/2019.
Your Future Atherstone truly is ‘A Place on the Go’.
It is incredible to see growth and activity that is occurring across the community, and we're excited to highlight what's still to come. Refresh yourself on what the future of Atherstone looks like in the Amenity Timeline. The timeline shows the immense social and physical infrastructure existing in Atherstone, with even more to come. Your future Atherstone home has all the ingredients you need for your thriving lifestyle both in the community and connecting you to other parts of Melbourne.
Exciting construction and community activities are happening in all directions! We’re delighted to bring you our latest Atherstone update, highlighting the progress of civil construction, community infrastructure and amenity announcements.
Family and Friends Referral Offer
With over 1,000 blocks of land built in the last 12-months, we are excited to see you build your new home and move into the Atherstone community. Do you also have a Friend or Family member interested in buying in Atherstone? There’s never been a better time to buy at Atherstone with a fantastic $2,500 Each Referral Offer* on all Land and House & Land sales! That’s $2,500 for the person who referred, and $2,500 for the person who was referred to us and successfully completes a Land or House & Land purchase at Atherstone. For further information on how to take advantage of this offer, contact the Sales and Information Centre now! Download the Family & Friends Referral Offer information form. Hurry this offer ends 31 August *T&C's apply.
Cobblebank Metropolitan Activity Centre (Toolern Town Centre) Urban Design Framework
Melton City Council's Cobblebank Metropolitan Activity Centre (Toolern Town Centre) Urban Design Framework (CMAC UDF) is open for public consultation. This is the draft strategic plan for the City of Melton's largest planned town centre and future employment. Located in Cobblebank, the Town Centre will serve the region as the main hub for shopping, services, food and entertainment. The future employment area, directly north of the town centre, provides land for office, warehousing, big box retail and light industry to facilitate local job creation. The strategic plans are available to view and comment until 3 September 2019. Contact Melton City Council now to have your say.
Cobblebank Train Station Update
Cobblebank Train Station, located on the north-east tip of Atherstone, continues to undergo rapid construction. The latest milestone for the station is the construction of two platforms. Once completed, these platforms will be connected to the station by accessible pedestrian links with ramps and lift. Keep up-to-date with the progress on the new Cobblebank Station, as well as the complete Ballarat train line. We are excited for the opening of Cobblebank Station in late-2019.
Bridge Road Primary School site
We are very excited for a new primary school to open in Atherstone in early 2022. As part of the Victorian Government's commitment to deliver 100 new schools over the next eight years, a new primary school located adjacent to Atherstone's Bridge Road Children's and Community Centre was identified. Keep track of progress The Lendlease construction team are busily getting the site ready for the new school. A shared pedestrian and bike path was completed earlier this month in front of the school site with design works underway for a 'Stop, Kiss & Drop' area for children to be safely dropped off at school. We look forward to seeing you grow with Atherstone and be part of the new school community in 2022.
Wilton Fields Village Park
Wilton Fields Village Park construction is nearing completion. This park is located at the corner of Colosseum Drive and Wimbledon Avenue. This week marks the installation of 'purple pipes' throughout the open space and water channels. Purple Pipes carry recycled water and will contribute to irrigating the park. We are excited for the opening in Spring 2019.
Bridge Road Local Convenience Centre
The Bridge Road Local Convenience Centre is located opposite the existing Wilton Fields Park. The precinct is in the process of finalising the building design which will include a local supermarket, medical and health facilities, a childcare centre, swim school and café. This precinct will provide shops at a short, convenient drive or walk. We look forward to construction starting later this year, with the shops and facilities opening late-2020.
Middle Park Linear Park
Construction has commenced on Middle Park Linear Park, located along Redditich Street and Roehampton Drive. At completion the park will provide a lush’s green link, between Atherstone Adventure Park moving south-west to Atherstone Boulevard. The park will be planted with different species of trees and have an open grass kick about area. We are excited for the Linear Park opening in November-2019.
Hollingsworth Drive update
The intersection of Ferris Road and Hollingsworth Drive is under construction. Construction is progressing well, with the road works due to be completed in August/September. Traffic lights will be operational when access to the Cobblebank Train Station is open in late 2019.
Middle Park Village Park
Construction has commenced at Middle Park Village Park, which is located in the centre of Middle Park stage 13 to the north, Middle Park stage 19 to the east, Middle Park stage 18 to the south and Middle Park stage 17 to the west. The park will include picnic settings, open grassed areas, garden beds, play equipment and a basketball hoop. We are excited for the opening late-2019.
Settlers Creek Village Park
Saturday, 27th July, officially marked the opening of Settlers Creek Village Park. It was a wonderful event for the Atherstone community, with over 200 families and friends attending and celebrating. Everyone at the park's opening were treated with a sausage sizzle by the Melton's Men's Shed, coffee from Cupa4u, children's face painting, a rock decorating station as well as the main attraction, the play ground and open green space. We hope you are all enjoying using the new park!
Most recently, congratulations to Middle Park Stage 18 purchasers on your titled lots.
We look forward to seeing the construction of your new homes and welcoming you to the Atherstone community.
Middle Park Stage 20 and 21
Stage 20 Kerb installation has commenced, with asphalting to follow. Topsoil on both lots and nature strips is progressing steadily. Wet weather has been an unfortunate factor slowing down works. However, the construction team is doing their best to safely keep works moving. Settlements are forecast to occur between October to November 2019. Stage 21 Electrical cable installation is complete. The next steps include kerb installation and topsoil for lots and nature strips. Wet weather has been an unfortunate factor slowing down works. However, the construction team is doing their best to safely keep works moving. Settlements are forecast to occur between October to November 2019.
Middle Park Stage 22 and 23
Stage 22 All concrete works, including kerb, concrete footpaths and driveway crossovers are now complete. Asphalting is underway nearing completion, with topsoil on both lots and nature strips progressing steadily. Wet weather has been an unfortunate factor slowing down works. However, authority inspections to achieve Statement of Compliance have commenced. Settlements are forecast to occur between October to November 2019. Stage 23 Kerb and channel works are complete and work has begun on concrete footpaths and driveway crossovers. Asphalting is underway nearing completion, with topsoil on both lots and nature strips progressing steadily. Wet weather has been an unfortunate factor slowing down works. However, authority inspections to achieve Statement of Compliance have commenced. Settlements are forecast to occur between October to December 2019. Please contact your conveyancer and finance provider to prepare for your upcoming settlement. Bank valuation access is now available.
Stage 24 Water installation is complete, with road crossings and pavement in progress. Settlements are forecast to occur between November 2019 and January 2020. Stage 25 Water installation is complete, with road crossings and pavement in progress. Settlements are forecast to occur between January to March 2020. Stage 26 Earthworks are complete, with water installation is in progress. Settlements are forecast to occur between February and April 2020. Stage 27 Earthworks and sewer installation are complete. Settlements are forecast to occur between June to November 2020. Additionally, the next section of Atherstone Boulevard that stretches through Park Edge is under construction.
Stage 31 Bulk earthworks are complete, with sewerage installation underway with drainage in progress. Settlements are forecast to occur between February and April 2020. Stage 32 Bulk earthworks are nearing completion. Sewer installation is in progress and drainage works have commenced. Settlements are forecast to occur between February and April 2020. Stage 33 Bulk earthworks are complete, with sewer installation in progress. Settlements are forecast to occur between June and November 2020.