Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in Lakemba will increase by an average of 85 dwellings per annum to 7,260 in 2036.
The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).
Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.
.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in City of Canterbury Bankstown. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.
List of forecast land developments and infill assumptions:
Dwelling counts for the period 2011 to 2016 have been adjusted to reflect Census results. Assumptions concerning development over the forecast period include:
- Hampden Court, 195 Lakemba Street and 3 Hampden Road - 89 dwellings (2017)
- Avant Apartments, 2-26 Haldon Street and 174-176 Lakemba Street - 82 dwellings (2018)
- 188-194 Haldon Street - 23 dwellings (2019)
- 196-198 Haldon Street - 25 dwellings (2019)
- 1-7 Haldon Street - 40 dwellings (2019)
- 857-875 Canterbury Road - 73 dwellings (2020)
- 901-923 Canterbury Road - 70 dwellings (2021)
- 813-855 Canterbury Road - 193 dwellings (2021-2023)
- 2-4 Willeroo Street - 14 dwellings (2022)
- 36 Fairmount Street - 38 dwellings (2022)
- 5-9 Croydon Street - 126 dwellings (2022-2023)
- 188 Lakemba Street - 15 dwellings (2023)
- Future potential development sites - 111 dwellings (2024-2025)
- 945-959 Canterbury Road - 68 dwellings (2026)
- Low-high level of future development in centres (0-55 dwellings per annum)
- Low-high level of infill (3-36 dwellings per annum)