Twin Towers Proposed For the Parramatta CBD by Meriton

Render of 180 George st Twin Towers
Render of 180 George st Twin Towers - Source: NSW Planning

The Parramatta development pipeline is bursting at the seems. After Meriton have almost completed both Altitude Towers on Church Street, they are now jumping east of the Parramatta CBD where they have proposed two towers right on the Parramatta River.

This period of development is unprecedented for Parramatta & will take it to official CBD status very quickly.

Characteristics of 180 George Street, Parramatta:

TypeFact
Developer:Meriton
Architect (Building):Crone Partners
Building Use:Residential & Retail (ground Floor)
Location:180 George st, Parramatta, 2150
Number of Buildings:2
Height of Building #1:180m
Height of Building #1:211m
Number of Floors in Building #1:55
Number of Floors in Building #2:66
Gross Floor Area:91,298sqm
Non-Residential Space:16,935sqm
Floor-to-Space Ratio:11.44:1 (inc. 15% design excellence)
Car Parking Spaces:825 - 360 (existing) & 465 (new spaces)
Estimated Completion Date:~2020
Construction Status:Proposed
Future Parramatta Skyline Mockup including 180 George St Twin Towers
Future Parramatta Skyline Mockup including 180 George St Twin Towers - Source: CULWULLA from Skyscrapercity

The Meriton twin towers proposed for 180 George Street will be very tall. The first tower will stand 55 floors and reach a height of 180m. The second tower will be the tallest scaling 66 levels and reaches a height of 211m.

The towers will feature 91,298sqm of total gross floor area & 74,363sqm of residential space making it the biggest residential development currently proposed in Parramatta. The development will be mainly for residential usage, however, there will also be ground floor retail/commercial space depending on the tenant.

The development will also include 825 car parking spaces which will be located in the current existing underground basement & also in the podium levels of the towers. There are 360 existing car parking spaces so there will be 465 new spaces located in the podium levels of the twin towers.

Old Render showing two towers at 180m each
Old Render showing two towers at 180m each - Source: Crone Partners

The project includes a floor to space ration of 11.44:1 and this includes a 15% design excellence which can be achieved by creating an architecturally significant design of the towers.

The project is being developed by Meriton which is Australia’s largest private property developer & are known for fast turnarounds on developments. The architects have not been chosen yet, however, the concept render which was included in this article were provided by Meriton were completed by Crone Partners.

The project has an unknown completion date at this state but it is expected that the development will be finished sometime in the year 2020-2021.

Here is a look at the floorplan layouts of the twin towers:

Floorplan diagrams for 180 George Street
Floorplan diagrams for 180 George Street - Source: NSW Planning

Here are the detailed elevation plans for 180 George st:

Elevation diagrams for 180 George Street
Elevation diagrams for 180 George Street - Source: NSW Planning
Elevation diagrams for 180 George Street - Source: NSW Planning

Location Map of 180 George Street Twin Towers in Parramatta

Location Map 180 George st Parramatta
Location Map 180 George st Parramatta

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