Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Parramatta. Hotel DA refused again

Parramatta City Council has refused an amended application for the restoration of the heritage-listed St Peter’s Church and its use as a restaurant, and the demolition of an adjacent church hall for the construction of an 11-storey (initially a 13-storey building) with basement parking for 20 vehicles. A reason for the refusal was the maximum height permitted for the site was 24 metres; the height of the amended application was 42 metres.


Parramatta. Former Westbus CEO on board

Owen Eckford, former CEO, of the Parramatta-based Comfort DelGro Cabcharge, owner of Westbus, has been appointed to the Riverside Theatres Advisory Board, for a two-year period. Other members of the board are Peter Stewart, chairman, Jeremy Wright, Justin Ankus, John Cox, David Low, Julianne May and Jane Witter