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Section 49 Kingston (Kingston Arts Precinct)

Image: Kingston Section 49Kingston Section 49 (Kingston Arts Precinct) is bounded by Wentworth Avenue, Eastlake Parade and Giles Street in Kingston Foreshore. It's a significant place for Canberra as the home of some of our oldest buildings including the Kingston Powerhouse, Fitters’ Workshop and Former Transport Depot.

Kingston Arts Precinct Feasibility Study

The Minister for the Arts released Stewart Architecture's Report for Feasibility, Management Models and Design Options on 20 June 2015.

The feasibility study investigates the potential of the site for arts and cultural activity. The 2013-14 ACT Budget provided $300,000 to progress its development.

Image: Kingston Section 49

 

 

You can read the Executive Summary and download the full report here. The feasibility study was commissioned by artsACT in 2014 and is the latest stage in planning the precinct.

the Arts released Stewart Architecture's Report for Feasibility, Management Models and Design Options on 20 June 2015, during the Canberra Glassworks Winter Glass Market.
The 2013-14 ACT Budget provided $300,000 to progress the development of the Kingston Arts Precinct and allowed the feasibility study to investigate maximising the site for arts and cultural activity.
The feasibility study was commissioned by artsACT in 2014 and is the latest stage in planning the precinct.
You can read the Executive Summary and download the full report here (http://www.arts.act.gov.au/projects/kingston-arts-precinct)

Kingston Section 49 Master Plan

The Suburban Land Agency has produced the Kingston Section 49 Master Plan in consultation with the community, ACT Government agencies, local residents and business operators and key arts organisations. The master plan will be used to guide future development in Section 49 Kingston. 

The master plan illustrates how the area can be developed as a high quality mixed use precinct featuring a visual arts hub, commercial office and retail opportunities and residential uses supported by new public realm areas and a multi-storey car park. 

To find out more, read the full master plan report and supporting studies including Heritage Strategy, Statement of Heritage Impact, Traffic and Parking Investigations, Design Concepts for Parking Structure and Community and Stakeholder Consultation Report.

Kingston Section 49 Master Plan Report

Appendices to Kingston Section 49 Master Plan Report

  • Appendix 1 - Heritage Strategy (PDF 3.5MB)
  • Appendix 2 - Statement of Heritage Impact (PDF 1.1MB)
  • Appendix 3 - Traffic and Parking Investigations (PDF 9.2MB)
  • Appendix 4 - Design Concepts for Parking Structure (PDF 2.6MB)
  • Appendix 5 - Community and Stakeholder Consultation (PDF 1MB)

More information on the Kingston Arts Precinct and Feasibility Study can be found on the project page of the artsACTwebsite at: http://www.arts.act.gov.au/projects/kingston-arts-precinct

Frequently Asked Questions for the project and useful information.

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