Childcare Development Watch

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) NSW provides members with a weekly update on where new childcare development are proposed to occur across New South Wales.

Members can contact the ACA NSW office on 1300 556 330 or nsw@childcarealliance.org.au to receive more detailed information.

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Date of Notice Location Council Estimated DA Value Brief Description
4 July 2018 Smithfield
(2164)
Fairfield $950k Proposed demolition of existing structures. Construction of a 2 storey 60 place child care centre. Ground floor - Front entry from Charles Street is serviced both stairs & access ramp to passenger lift, reception, administration office, accessible bathrooms, indoor play areas & nappy change room. First Floor - Main admin office, kitchen, bathroom (staff), laundry & staff room. Car parking for 15 vehicles including 1 accessible car space. 391.68sq m landscaping.
4 July 2018 Fairfield
(2165)
Fairfield $600k Proposed removal of existing demountable building located in the south eastern corner of the site. Alterations & additions to the existing car park & church administration buildings to facilitate a 70 place child care centre. Ground floor - A new lift will be installed adjacent to the pedestrian entrance, providing access to the first floor, a new hallway to provide access to new children's play areas & a new extension for 2 separate playrooms, a nappy change room, 2 cot rooms, bottle preparation & store room. First floor - Internal outfit of the existing church building to function as a core of the child care centre for play areas with an accessible & ambulant toilet, staff room, meeting room, laundry, kitchen & office. High solid balustrade, colour coated fence, aluminium coloured feature framed window, light coloured vitrocore cladding, aluminium colored blades & full glazed wall. Car parking for 28 vehicles including 1 accessible space. Associated landscaping.
4 July 2018 St Leonards (2065) Willoughby $132m child care centre: 902sq m, basement storage & miscellaneous: 561sq m.
4 July 2018 Mount Colah
(2079)
Hornsby $2.6m Demolition of existing structures. Construction of a 2 storey 60 place child care centre to include activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer, reception & shade sails for covered outdoor play areas. Colour coated metal roof sheeting, fascias & gutters, colour coated external blade walls, powder coated aluminium frames windows & doors, timber cladding, external cladding colour coated metal boundary fence & castle stone wall cladding. Basement car parking for 14 vehicles including 1 accessibility space. Associated landscaping.
4 July 2018 Gosford
(2250)
Gosford $9.4m child care centre GFA 783sq m
30 June 2018 Gladesville (2111) Ryde $1.5m Construction of a 2 storey 75 place child care centre to include 2 large open plan play areas (264.71sq m) with associated lockers, 1 indoor storage area, 3 craft sinks, childrens bathroom & nappy change area, 2 cot rooms, administration room, veranda & 2 outdoor outdoor play areas (472.44sq m) furnished with sandpits, soft-fall play area & play equipment. Basement car parking for 17 vehicles. Associated landscaping
29 June 2018 Liverpool
(2170)
Liverpool $400k Demolition of existing dwelling. Construction of a 30 place single storey child care centre to include administration, office rooms, amenities, bottle preparation area, bath for children, main kitchen, staff rest & cot rooms, indoor play areas & pergola as outdoor play area. Double brick wall with cement render finish, timber studs & plasterboard, metal fascia & guttering, colour coated fence, aluminium sliding windows, concrete slab with floor tiles & concrete roof tiles on timber framing. Car parking for 7 vehicles. 206.4sq m landscaping.
29 June 2018 Pelican
(2281)
Lake Macquarie $1.1m Construction of a single storey 67 place child care centre to include activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer, reception & shade sails for covered outdoor play areas. Colour coated fibre cement window hoods to highlight glazing, vertical grooved cladding, paint finish, colour coated corrugated roof sheeting, timber cladding boards to entry ramp, powder coated aluminium window frames & rendered brickwork. Car parking for 18 vehicles. Associated landscaping.
29 June 2018 Beaconsfield
(2015)
Sydney $2.9m a 101 place child care centre childcare centre. The additional floor is split between a 695sq m outdoor area & 450sq m indoor space. Installation of a kitchen, bathrooms, staff room, meeting room, storage, spaces, laundry & cot rooms for the use of the child care centre.
29 June 2018 Chifley
(2036)
Randwick $800k Demolition of existing structures. Construction of a part 1/part 2 storey child care centre for 35 children. The child care centre includes indoor & outdoor play areas. Metal mesh screen, double layer timber paling sound absorbent wall, double lapped & capped paling timber fence, metal roof sheeting, steel frame balustrade, timber slats as partitions, side boundary fence. Car parking for 4 vehicles. Associated landscaping
29 June 2018 Lindfield 
(2070)
Ku-Ring-Gai $40m Level 7 to accommodate new internal spaces for a 94-space child care centre
28 June 2018 Goonellabah
(2480)
Lismore $1.4m Construction of a child care facility to include activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer, reception & shade sails for covered outdoor play areas. Associated car parking & landscaping.
28 June 2018 Wentworthville
(2145)
Holroyd $336k Alterations & additions to an existing 2 storey residence for conversion to a child care centre for 36 children. The work includes: ground floor - removal of internal walls & refit to create play rooms, office, kitchen, toilet & nappy change areas & including conversion of the existing double garage as part of the play room with 2 new windows; first level - re-purposed for store rooms & staff amenities; rear shed - removal of walls, retention of roof & support posts to be used as shaded area within the outdoor play area. New flat roof garbage store. New equipment store. At grade car parking for 12 vehicles including 4 drop off parking spaces & regarding of the existing driveway parking spaces & new entry and exit driveways off Jewelsford Rd with 6 parking spaces. Landscaping
28 June 2018 Abbotsford 
(2046)
Canada Bay $1.5m • Proposed conversion of the existing building into a child care centre. Construction to the south of a single storey addition to comprise classrooms, cot rooms, reception, kitchen, amenities & external areas. Demolition works including the later weatherboard clad additions to the western side & the rear staircase. Retention of the existing building & room layout & openings. Reused of the existing 1912 service wing to a toilet service wing. Use of the existing four front room as child care space. Reuse & widening of the existing driveway & crossing to Walton Crescent. Retention of trees. Removal of vegetation. Timber fins, vertical timber boards, blades to windows, aluminium windows & doors, timber decking & walkways, steel roof, aluminium glazing, metal awning & stained timber boarding. Car parking for 5 vehicles. Associated landscaping
28 June 2018 Emu Plains
(2750)
Penrith $425k Construction of a single storey 78 place child care centre to include activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer, reception & shade sails for covered outdoor play areas. Tile roof, feature rendered wall, wide vertical cladding, metal palisade fence & face brickwork. Car parking for 20 vehicles. Associated landscaping
28 June 2018 Waratah
(2298)
Newcastle $484k Demolition of a dwelling and outbuilding. Construction of an extension to the current child care building, containing a playroom, children's toilets, store, wet area and staff toilets, to increase child care places to 39. Minor alterations to existing building where the extension joins. Face brick, lightweight cladding, powdercoated aluminium framed windows, doors & balustrades, lightweight privacy screen, colorbond roofing.
27 June 2018 Abbotsford
(2046)
Canada Bay $1.5m Proposed conversion of the existing building into a child care centre. Construction to the south of a single storey addition to comprise classrooms, cot rooms, reception, kitchen, amenities & external areas. Demolition works including the later weatherboard clad additions to the western side & the rear staircase. Retention of the existing building & room layout & openings. Reused of the existing 1912 service wing to a toilet service wing. Use of the existing four front room as child care space. Reuse & widening of the existing driveway & crossing to Walton Crescent. Retention of trees. Removal of vegetation. Timber fins, vertical timber boards, blades to windows, aluminium windows & doors, timber decking & walkways, steel roof, aluminium glazing, metal awning & stained timber boarding. Car parking for 5 vehicles. Associated landscaping.
27 June 2018 Ashfield
(2131)
Ashfield $800k Proposed alterations & additions to the church's existing ancillary building to facilitate its conversion to a new 59 place child care centre. Car parking for 11 vehicles.
27 June 2018 Schofields
(2762)
Blacktown $9.9m a child care centre for 92 children on the ground floor. The child care centre includes indoor play areas, 644sq m outdoor play area, activity rooms, kitchen, laundry, cots room, reception area, meeting room & bottle preparation area
27 June 2018 Mudgee
(2850)
Mid Western Regional $1.2m Construction of a child care centre including activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer & reception. Shade sail covered outdoor play areas. Car parking. Landscaping.
27 June 2018 Colebee
(2761)
Blacktown $2.6m Construction of a single storey child care centre accommodating 98 children & 17 staff. Suspended ground level with external playground. Acoustic barrier x 2.4m high. Basement car parking for 34 vehicles. Associated landscaping.
27 June 2018 Emu Plains 
(2750)
Penrith $425k Construction of a single storey 78 place child care centre to include activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer, reception & shade sails for covered outdoor play areas. Tile roof, feature rendered wall, wide vertical cladding, metal palisade fence & face brickwork. Car parking for 20 vehicles. Associated landscaping.
27 June 2018 Elermore Vale
(2287)
Newcastle $2.1m Demolition of existing dwelling. Construction of a child care centre for 141 child care places. Ancillary cafe. Car parking. Landscaping.
26 June 2018 Marsden Park
(2765)
Blacktown $12.5m 2 storey child care centre to include a reception area, office area, indoor play space, outdoor play space, storage areas & amenities.
26 June 2018 Oran Park
(2571)
Camden $1.9m Construction of a new single storey child care centre for 90 children. Child care centre includes: 6 activity rooms, baby room, kitchen, amenities, store room, laundry, cleaners room, meeting room, foyer, reception & shade sails for covered outdoor play areas. Associated car parking for 32 vehicles. Landscaping.
26 June 2018 Botany
(2019)
Botany $2.6m Demolition of existing building. Construction of a new multi storey child care centre for 90 children with associated offices, outdoor play areas 634sq m. Ground floor contains car parking, elevator at the front of the building with a small lobby area behind adjoining fire stairs, second fire stairway. First floor comprises reception, staff room, director's office, kitchen and bathroom facilities for centre staff and 2 toddler playrooms and associated children's amenities, outdoor play area occupies the centre of the building with 2 baby playrooms in the north-western corner of the building and associated sleeping area (cot room). The second floor level is divided into a front eastern facing lobby and reception area and contains 2 distinct playrooms (at the front and back) with associated amenities for pre-school children, outdoor play area separates the 2 playrooms in between. Car parking at ground floor for 23 vehicles, motorcycle & bicycle spaces. Landscaping.
26 June 2018 Burwood
(2134)
Burwood $31.4m child care centre (662sq m) on level 2
23 June 2018 Erskineville
(2043)
Sydney $150.9m 4494sq m ground floor retail and child care centre for 90 children
23 June 2018 Jamisontown
(2750)
Penrith $2.55m Construction of a 92 place 3 storey child care centre including a lobby, lift & stairs, open space area (261sq m), 5 playrooms with storeroom & changeroom, 2 outdoor play areas (254sq m & 463sq m), kitchen & food preparation area, spare change table area & cleaners storeroom. Metal roof sheeting, finished concrete, metal cladding panels, zinc cladding & timber entry feature panels. Car parking for 27 vehicles & motorcycle space
23 June 2018 Londonderry
(2753)
Penrith $20m child care centre (concept approval only)
22 June 2018 Baulkham Hills
(2153)
The Hills Shire $1.5m Demolition of existing dwellings. Construction a part 1/part 2 storey long day care centre comprising the north side which is single storey contains classrooms & indoor play areas. South side contains on ground floor foyer, stairs, lift & parking. First floor contains 3 classrooms for 0-2, 2-3 & 3-6 year olds; kitchen; laundry & toilets. Brick veneer walls, tiled roof. Carparking for 25 cars. Landscaping
22 June 2018 Tighes Hill
(2297)
Newcastle $1.2m Demolition of outbuildings & relocation of shed. Construction of 2 storey child care centre for 100 children. Proposal includes 6 indoor playrooms, covered outdoor learning area, clerical areas & staff offices, staff rooms, children's toilets, store rooms, wet area & staff toilets. Indoor play areas 331 sq m. Outdoor play area 1460 sq m. 2nd storey mezzanine floor is contained within gable roof structure & serves as flood evacuation point. Veneer walls with light weight metal cladding, aluminium framed external windows & doors, prefinished fascia & guttering & steel Colorbond roofing. Carparking for 26 vehicles. Landscaping.
21 June 2018 North Ryde
(2113)
Ryde $704k Proposed fitout of the existing ground floor premises of a mixed use building (Building A) into an 85 place child care centre (616sq m outdoor area & 321sq m indoor area) to include reception & administration, accessible water closet, 1 room for 0-2 years including cot room & nappy change room, 1 room for 2-3 years including water closet facilities, 2 rooms for 3-5 years including water closet facilities, outdoor & semi-outdoor play spaces, 2.1 metre high privacy screen at the eastern side of the outdoor play area, kitchen, laundry, staff break, kitchenette & various storage areas. Car parking for 39 vehicles including 26 visitor spaces. Associated landscaping.
21 June 2018 Adamstown Heights
(2289)
Newcastle $253k • Proposed alterations & additions to the existing preschool. Reconfigure entry - Construct new timber ramp & deck (steel frame with concrete footings) leading from the car park to the entry to provide access for persons with a disability, new accessible bathroom at foyer floor level & new entry stairs leading from new deck to Playroom 1 existing deck. Extend & raise foyer to simplify circulation providing access points to both preschool rooms as well as the new accessible unisex bathroom, the existing parents water closet & raised office space. Reconfigure office/admin space into a raised combined administration room allocating space for a future accessible lift between foyer & Playroom 1. Reconfigure existing playgroup - Construct new childrens amenities. Convert the existing space used by the playgroup three days a week to a full time preschool to accommodate 5 extra children daily. Open up existing internal walls to create Playroom 2. Manage existing facilities (car park) - Ensure tree health is maintained & improved throughout building works. Extend bitumen driveway & reconfigure car park. New accessible deck, entry ramp, handrails & balustrades, secure double gate entry, wheel stop, fibre cement sheeting & vinyl to floor, bitumen accessible space, shared space & bollard.
21 June 2018 Hornsby
(2077)
Hornsby $983k Proposed demolition of existing dwelling & child care facility. Construction of a 2 storey 52 place child care centre to include indoor unencumbered play area of 169sq m, store, rest room, laundry, courtyard, platform lift, foyer, admin, cot room, entry, toilet & shower, kitchen, staff room & outdoor play area of 366.98sq m. Metal roof sheeting, timber stud wall with lightweight cladding paint finish, metal cladding finish, thick hebel wall panel with render & paint finish & high child safe handrails. Car parking for 13 vehicles including 1 accessible space. Associated landscaping.
21 June 2018 Epping
(2121)
Parramatta $64.7m Child care centre includes 633sq m of outdoor play area, 312sq m of indoor play area in designated play rooms, storage areas, cot rooms, child bathrooms, ancillary office, staff rooms, staff courtyard, laundry & food preparation areas, and a safe refuge area with direct access to fire isolated stairs.

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