Construction of Camberwell Station Village Delayed, Melbourne

CONSTRUCTION of a contentious Camberwell apartment project dubbed by locals as “Melbourne’s ugliest tower” is now not likely to start until at least next year.

State government agency VicTrack, with private developer Tenterfield, spent ten years pushing through a $100 million mixed used village, The Place, to replace land atop the Camberwell train station, east of Burke Road.

The Place was approved by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal last April – just seven months before the controversial state government planning policy it relied on, Melbourne 2030, was shredded by the new Baillieu government.

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