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State Significant Development

Western Sydney University - Innovation Hub

Construction of a 19-storey mixed-use development incorporating education uses for Western Sydney University, commercial and retail uses. The proposal also includes landscaping, public domain, services augmentation and infrastructure works.

Current Status: Determination

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  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Arrange Exhibition
  4. Exhibition
  5. Collate Submissions
  6. Response to Submissions
  7. Assessment
  8. Recommendation
  9. Determination

Archive

Request for SEARs (3)
SEARs (1)
EIS (36)
Submissions (8)
Response to Submissions (13)
Additional Information (4)
Determination (4)

Approved Documents

Management Plans and Strategies (1)
Reports (3)
Independent Reviews and Audits (5)
Notifications (1)
Other Documents (5)

Note: Only documents approved by the Department after November 2019 will be published above. Any documents approved before this time can be viewed on the Applicant's website.

Complaints

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Enforcements

Penalty Notice issued to Richard Crookes Construction Pty Ltd (SSD 9670 as modified, City of Parramatta LGA)

On 1 September 2020, the Department issued a $15,000 Penalty Notice to Richard Crookes Construction Pty Ltd (Richard Crookes) for failure to comply with approved construction hours at the Western Sydney University Innovation Hub (the development) on 24 June 2020.  Construction works were observed to be carried out at the development until 11:55 pm on 24 June 2020 approximately 6 hours outside the approved construction hours. Limits on construction hours are imposed to protect the amenity of surrounding residents. The Department will continue to monitor the project to ensure compliance with the conditions of consent.

Official Caution issued to Richard Crookes Construction Pty Ltd (SSD 9670 as modified, City of Parramatta LGA)

On 1 September 2020, the Department issued an Official Caution to Richard Crookes Construction Pty Ltd (Richard Crookes) for failure to comply with approved construction hours at the Western Sydney University Innovation Hub (the development) on 16 June 2020. Construction works were observed to be carried out at the development until 7:30 pm on 16 June 2020, approximately 1.5 hours outside the approved construction hours.  Limits on construction hours are imposed to protect the amenity of surrounding residents. The Department will continue to monitor the project to ensure compliance with the conditions of consent.

Penalty Notices issued to Richard Crookes Constructions Pty Ltd (SSD-9670 as modified, City of Sydney LGA)

On 9 February 2021, the Department issued three (3) $15,000 Penalty Notices to Richard Crookes Constructions Pty Ltd (RCC) for failure to comply with the approved construction hours at the Western Sydney University Innovation Hub development. RCC failed to comply with the approved construction hours by permitting works to occur beyond 6pm (construction hours are 7am-6pm) on 26 November 2020, and again on 3 and 5 December 2020. RCC has since taken corrective actions to minimise the risk of reoccurrence and ensure compliance with the conditions of the consent.

Official Caution issued to Richard Crookes Constructions Pty Ltd (SSD-9670 as modified, City of Sydney LGA)

On 9 February 2021, the Department issued an Official Caution to Richard Crookes Constructions Pty Ltd (RCC) for failure to notify the Planning Secretary of non-compliances with the approved hours of work in November and December 2020 at the Western Sydney University Innovation Hub development. RCC failed to notify the Planning Secretary of non-compliances with the approved hours work on 5, 6 and 26 November 2020 and 3 December 2020. RCC has since taken corrective actions to minimise the risk of reoccurrence and ensure compliance with the conditions of the consent.

Penalty Notices issued to Richard Crookes Constructions Pty Ltd (SSD-9670 as modified, City of Parramatta LGA)

On 27 April 2021, the Department issued two (2) $15,000 Penalty Notices to Richard Crookes Constructions Pty Ltd (RCC) for failure to comply with the approved construction hours at the Western Sydney University Innovation Hub. RCC permitted construction works to occur outside of approved hours on 1 and 2 February 2021 until 9 pm on both days, causing noise disturbances to neighbouring residents.  Compliance with approved construction hours helps to minimise the impact on surrounding residents and protect the amenity of the area. The company has since taken corrective action to minimise risk of reoccurrence and ensure compliance with conditions of consent.

Inspections

There are no inspections for this project.

Note: Only enforcements and inspections undertaken by the Department from March 2020 will be shown above.

Project Details

Application Number
SSD-9670
Assessment Type
State Significant Development
Development Type
Educational establishments
Local Government Areas
City of Parramatta
Decision
Approved
Determination date
Decider
Executive Director
Last Modified By
SSD-9670-Mod-5
Last Modified On

Contact Planner

Caleb Ball