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Epping community not alone in plight against overdevelopment

Epping community not alone in plight against overdevelopment

The Epping community are not alone in their plight to stop their irreplaceable heritage streetscapes being forcibly flattened in the name of 'progress'.

The following opinion piece by Aidan Anderson appears as first published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 July 2018.


Suffocating Sydneysiders rise up against overdevelopment

Look around Sydney and you’ll see battles being waged in nearly every suburb between residents’ action groups and the state government. From Penrith to Bondi...

Fight to save heritage-listed Victorian cottage in Epping

Fight to save heritage-listed Victorian cottage in Epping

Over the past five months, Sue Rosen has been assisting the Epping Civic Trust in their plight to save a locally iconic heritage-listed cottage from demolition.

The Victorian cottage, built circa 1900, is located at 48 Oxford Street, Epping. The current development application proposes to demolish all the buildings at 44-48 Oxford Street to make way for a high-density apartment complex. 

The site is located in the 'Epping Town Centre Urban Activation Precinct'; an area...