Located within the North West Growth Area, planning for the Schofields Town Centre offers the opportunity to provide more new homes and businesses close to public transport.
Sydney’s population is growing, and it is important this growth is planned and co-ordinated.
Schofields Town Centre is on the North Shore, Northern, Western and Cumberland train lines. It also has access to frequent bus services to nearby Blacktown and Rouse Hill. It takes around 25 minutes to reach the Parramatta CBD by train from Schofields, making it highly suitable for the location of new homes and services.
Schofields Road has also been identified as a future mixed-use enterprise corridor, establishing Schofields as a future hub for people to live and work.
The Department of Planning and Environment, in close collaboration with Blacktown City Council, has now defined the Schofields Town Centre precinct boundary. This has been done by taking into consideration the unique natural and built environment characteristics of the local area.
The focus will now be on further investigations to review the land uses, including the scope for new homes and jobs close to the Schofields train station.