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[APP] Royal Hotel Kent Town | 43m | 14 Levels | Mixed Use

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:25 am
by Ben
Not much detail on this one yet but from what I've heard will be quite significant.
Description of Proposed Development:
Mixed use development comprising retail, residential, car parking and ancillary works and alterations to existing hotel beer garden and car park

Detailed Land Uses:
Residential - Residential Flat Building
Retail - Shop
Commercial - Hotel

Application Type: DAC - Inner Metro (Over 4 storeys)

Application Status: CATEGORISED

Address: 2 North Terrace, Kent Town

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:29 am
by Nathan
I assume that would be for the car park area?

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:46 am
by ghs
I assumed that they were going to knock down the hotel but if they're planning alterations to the beer garden then obviously it's staying. Sounds like it will be a smaller development like East Park.

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:36 am
by Ben
I would think East Park is a large development for the area... sure it wouldn't be in the CBD but in the suburbs 2x 11 Storeys is pretty large :)

I'm hoping to get an indication of height soon but yes the hotel is staying in some form.

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:49 pm
by victorious80
This one is much higher than 4 stories.....will be quite a good proposal if it gets up (pun intended)

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:57 pm
by ghs
Yes the developers of this said last year that this would probably be bigger then their
Angas street proposal which is 23 levels.

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 3:41 pm
by Wayno
More on this one from AdelaideNow
A NEW $37 million apartment and retail complex planned for Kent Town would be the tallest building in Adelaide outside of the CBD.
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Flagship Capital Holdings last week lodged plans with the Development Assessment Commission for a 15-storey apartment building on the site of the current carpark of the Royal Hotel, at the corner of North Tce and Dequetteville Tce in Kent Town

It would include retail space on the ground floor facing North Tce.

The state heritage-listed Royal Hotel, opened in 1878, would remain but changes would be made to its beer garden.

The next tallest outside of the city are Glenelg’s Atlantic and Adelphi towers at 13 storeys, Eastwood’s Air Apartments at 12 storeys and the 11-storey East Park Apartments being built only 150m away at the corner of Dequetteville Tce and King William St, Kent Town.

Norwood, Payneham & St Peters’ urban corridor zoning for the northern part of Kent Town allows for buildings up to 10 storeys tall.

Preserve Kent Town Association committee member Dave Catts opposed the plan.

“To me it’s all about the carparking,” Mr Catts said.

“I know they want people to use public transport or to walk but not everyone works in town and for recreational purposes they’re not going to all catch buses or trams.”

He said the area was far from existing residential areas, instead being mainly made up of small businesses.

Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Mayor Robert Bria would not comment on the specific proposal but said “that sort of increased and multi-storey residential development is anticipated in that area”.

Flagship Capital Holdings is also behind a $70 million, 23-storey residential apartment development at 27-31 Angas St in the city.

They would not comment on the plans last week.

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:37 pm
by rev
Preserve Kent Town Association committee member Dave Catts opposed the plan.

“To me it’s all about the carparking,” Mr Catts said.
LOL.."Preserve"...
As usual the Advertiser giving these muppet fringe groups all the air time they want. Absolutely no opposing views presented to the fringe groups..again.

My god. It's a freaking bloody car park.
Absolutely it is all about the car parking. The poor bloke wont know how to get to his local pub if he can't drive and park within 5 meters of the entrance. He might get lost if he has to park elsewhere.

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:54 pm
by Nathan
rev wrote:
Preserve Kent Town Association committee member Dave Catts opposed the plan.

“To me it’s all about the carparking,” Mr Catts said.
LOL.."Preserve"...
As usual the Advertiser giving these muppet fringe groups all the air time they want. Absolutely no opposing views presented to the fringe groups..again.

My god. It's a freaking bloody car park.
Absolutely it is all about the car parking. The poor bloke wont know how to get to his local pub if he can't drive and park within 5 meters of the entrance. He might get lost if he has to park elsewhere.
Not to mention "Rose", who in the comments thinks they should incorporate a Park & Ride. It's less than 500m from the city!

[APP] Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:00 pm
by Wayno
Here's the preserve Kent town associated website. -> http://pkta.org/index.html

Their mission: "The Preserve Kent Town Assocation (PKTA) was formed in 1975. Its aim is to preserve the historical character of the area, maintain its blend of residental and business premises and ensure that new developments are appropriate."

Appropriate?

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:19 pm
by metro
Nathan wrote:Not to mention "Rose", who in the comments thinks they should incorporate a Park & Ride. It's less than 500m from the city!
reading comments on the advertiser, and listening to the people interviewed on the street for the news, it's no wonder the unemployment rate is so high in this state :roll:

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:21 pm
by crawf
Membership details

PKTA membership includes individuals and organizations based in Kent Town as residents, landowners or business operators.

As a member of the PKTA one can participate in supporting PKTA aims and work with other members towards a better community.

The PKTA meets four times a year with one meeting being the annual general meeting. Membership to the PKTA is annual.

Membership Fees
Single $15.00 (Concession $8.00)
Families $25.00 (Concession $15.00)
What a bargain!

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:11 am
by SRW
Tbh, hopefully they're planning for vehicle access to this development to be away from North Tce -- it's a bit of a bottleneck.

But otherwise it's an exciting prospect! I would love the former Koreatown and Clark's Rubber sites to be incorporated into a high-density residential development, as well as see North Terrace House across the road refurbished à la Air Apartments or Brougham Place.

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:11 pm
by Patrick_27
Surely the hotel is heritage listed?

I don't really understand why developers are so eager to prop up low/medium-rise developments on the fringe of the city? In-case they haven't noticed, we have a massive city grid that for the most part hasn't been developed. Not to mention there are also an abundant of vacant office buildings along Fullarton and Greehill Road that that could be converted into apartments...

[APP] Re: Royal Hotel Redevelopment Kent Town | Mixed Use

Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:35 pm
by Nathan
Patrick_27 wrote:Surely the hotel is heritage listed?

I don't really understand why developers are so eager to prop up low/medium-rise developments on the fringe of the city? In-case they haven't noticed, we have a massive city grid that for the most part hasn't been developed. Not to mention there are also an abundant of vacant office buildings along Fullarton and Greehill Road that that could be converted into apartments...
Read the article again. The original hotel will be preserved, the development is for the open lot car park area, and part of the beer garden. The location is closer to the thick of the city than many spots within the square mile. It will have unbroken views over the Botanic Gardens and Rundle Park, and the East End is a couple of minutes away by foot. That area of Kent Town is also covered by the height increases for urban infill.