A development application has been lodged for a Service Station, Carwash and Workshop, located at 516 Compton Road, Stretton. The development also includes a subdivision surveyed by Queensland Planning & Survey that creates 3 new lots and associated access easements.

Designed by Verve, the proposal includes the redevelopment of the existing service station and provide an improved layout to co-locate with a new car wash and workshop that will be constructed over two (2) stages.

The proposal ultimately will provide three (3) buildings / structures with a maximum building height of 1 storey (7m in height), which that will be positioned across the site with a reconfigured vehicle maneuvering area and car parking.

Stage 1
– Demolition of existing workshop building
– Demolition of carwash building
– New workshop
– New carwash facility

Stage 2
– Demolition of the existing service station building
– New service station
– Fuel canopy is to remain

Service Station
– Retained fuel canopy over 4 fuel dispensers
– Shared Loading Bay
– Service Station/ Shop GFA 285sqm
– Part of the 30 car parking spaces provided
– 1 Storey and 7m in maximum building height
– Boundary landscaping

Hours of Operation
– 24 hours a day, 7days a week

Car Wash
– Building GFA 220sqm
– Part of the 30 car parking spaces provided
– 1 Storey and 4.2m in maximum building height
– Boundary landscaping

Car Workshop
– Building GFA 400sqm
– Part of the 30 car parking spaces provided
– 1 Storey and 4.2m in maximum building height
– Boundary landscaping

Thirty (30) car parking spaces (two (2) PWD spaces), eight (8) fuel pump spaces are provided, with an existing separate dedicated air/water car space and four (4) vacuum bays. The proposed is provided two access locations via an internal manoeuvring area. The proposal seeks to retain the two (2) existing shared vehicle access locations with all movements driveways.

The planners at Urbis state, Non-residential uses have been on the site since the late 1980’s. A service station currently operates on the site and historically a car wash and car workshop have previously operated on the site. The redevelopment of the site will provide better services the area as well as being of a higher quality. This is considered to be preferable to existing development in its current state. The potential impacts of the development on the adjoining residential dwellings is considered to be mitigated through the use of appropriate landscaping, built form and acoustic barriers”.

The proposal is for 905sqm of gross floor area (GFA) on the 4,519sqm site.

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The Application Information and References
– Lodged Date: 16 May 2019
– Council Reference: A005192847
– Address: 516 Compton Road, Stretton
– Zone: Low Density Residential
– Neighbourhood: Algester, Parkinson, Stretton
– Application Report: Urbis
– Design Drawings: Verve
– Subdivision Drawings: Queensland Planning & Survey
– Landscape Drawings: Urbis
– Interactive Image: Google Aerial and Streetview

Source: Information, Drawings and Images
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