Your say on the future of Mentone

Consultation has concluded

The Victorian Government’s Level Crossing Removal Project is coming soon and Council wants to make sure Mentone's history is preserved while ensuring the success of the precinct for years to come.

In the coming years, Mentone will undergo significant changes with the Victorian Government’s project to remove the level crossing at Balcombe Road commencing at the end of 2018.

We’re currently working with the community and key stakeholders to prepare an Urban Design Framework for the area around Mentone Station.

The framework will provide a vision for new infrastructure, open spaces, land use, car parking and pedestrian connections associated with the level crossing removal project.

Community engagement

Council considered the community’s submissions and adopted the final UDF at a meeting on Monday 11 December 2017. Subject to Council adoption, the UDF will then be implemented into the Planning Scheme.

Throughout July and August 2017, Council asked the local community what should be improved and preserved in Cheltenham. We did this through:

  • a pop-up information sharing session
  • an online survey
  • face-to-face engagement with local traders.

What we heard

  • Mentone has a unique look and feel.
  • The Kilbreda tower is highly valued.
  • Mentone Station building and the heritage gardens are highly valued.
  • More public space is needed and the gardens should be extended with more greenery.
  • Most people travel to Mentone by car.

The plan

We’ve prepared a Precinct Concept Plan for Mentone that incorporates the community feedback received. The plan proposes:

  • retaining the State-significant heritage station buildings
  • expanding and enhancing the Mentone Station Gardens
  • improving pedestrian and cycling links
  • providing extra open space
  • maintaining important commuter parking
  • an improved transport interchange
  • maintaining views to Kilbreda Tower
  • enhancing Mentone’s historic feel.

Have your say

A pop-up information sharing session was held on Como Parade West opposite Mentone Station on Thursday 9 November from 2.30pm - 5.30pm.

Community members could also have their say on the plans by Sunday 19 November 2017 by completing the feedback form below or writing to Council.

The Victorian Government’s Level Crossing Removal Project is coming soon and Council wants to make sure Mentone's history is preserved while ensuring the success of the precinct for years to come.

In the coming years, Mentone will undergo significant changes with the Victorian Government’s project to remove the level crossing at Balcombe Road commencing at the end of 2018.

We’re currently working with the community and key stakeholders to prepare an Urban Design Framework for the area around Mentone Station.

The framework will provide a vision for new infrastructure, open spaces, land use, car parking and pedestrian connections associated with the level crossing removal project.

Community engagement

Council considered the community’s submissions and adopted the final UDF at a meeting on Monday 11 December 2017. Subject to Council adoption, the UDF will then be implemented into the Planning Scheme.

Throughout July and August 2017, Council asked the local community what should be improved and preserved in Cheltenham. We did this through:

  • a pop-up information sharing session
  • an online survey
  • face-to-face engagement with local traders.

What we heard

  • Mentone has a unique look and feel.
  • The Kilbreda tower is highly valued.
  • Mentone Station building and the heritage gardens are highly valued.
  • More public space is needed and the gardens should be extended with more greenery.
  • Most people travel to Mentone by car.

The plan

We’ve prepared a Precinct Concept Plan for Mentone that incorporates the community feedback received. The plan proposes:

  • retaining the State-significant heritage station buildings
  • expanding and enhancing the Mentone Station Gardens
  • improving pedestrian and cycling links
  • providing extra open space
  • maintaining important commuter parking
  • an improved transport interchange
  • maintaining views to Kilbreda Tower
  • enhancing Mentone’s historic feel.

Have your say

A pop-up information sharing session was held on Como Parade West opposite Mentone Station on Thursday 9 November from 2.30pm - 5.30pm.

Community members could also have their say on the plans by Sunday 19 November 2017 by completing the feedback form below or writing to Council.

Consultation has concluded
  • Mentone pop-up consultation postponed

    about 2 years ago
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    Winter is here – and unfortunately we’ve had to postpone the pop up consultation tomorrow at Mentone due to bad weather.

    Stay tuned for a rescheduled date, or have your say on the upcoming level crossing removal project through our online survey http://www.yourkingstonyoursay.com.au/mentone


    Winter is here – and unfortunately we’ve had to postpone the pop up consultation tomorrow at Mentone due to bad weather.

    Stay tuned for a rescheduled date, or have your say on the upcoming level crossing removal project through our online survey http://www.yourkingstonyoursay.com.au/mentone