Development

The changing face of High Street

The changing face of Penrith continues unabated, with Council giving the nod to another high-rise apartment block. Soon, two single storey dwellings at 134-140 High...

New science school for Luddenham

Luddenham will be home to the country's first STEM-focused school which will be built inside Sydney Science Park. Officially announced today by NSW Premier Gladys...

Sod turned for Quest Penrith

Thornton Estate in Penrith will be given a brand new hotel with construction officially commencing today, Friday, March 3. The development of Quest Penrith is...

Impressive interest expected in Caddens Hill development

Developer Legacy Property kick-­started activity in the local property market last weekend with the release of 55 lots in the new community at Caddens...

Urban Living Lab set to tackle the heat in Penrith

The extreme heat the west has been experiencing of late may be a thing of the past with the announcement of an Urban Living Lab,...

New development caters for Penrith’s ageing population

Construction of a $56 million state-of-the-art aged care community in the heart of Thornton in Penrith has commenced and is expected to be complete...

Emu Plains community lashes out over proposed maximum security prison

Over 100 furious residents attended a public meeting last night, regarding a NSW Government proposal to increase the number of inmates at Emu Plains Prison. "They're...

Homes may make way for progress

An administration ‘stuff up’ over land titles has sparked fresh fears homes in Claremont Meadows will be flattened to make way for a future...

Glenmore Park residents concerned over housing plan

The residents of Wargon Crescent in Glenmore Park are taking on the Padre Pio Parish, who are part of the Diocese of Parramatta. Many residents,...

Queen Street upgrades future uncertain

The future of Queen Street is up in the air, now the company contracted for its upgrade has gone into receivership. Council awarded Hargraves Urban...

Station upgrades to begin this weekend

Major works on the transformational Penrith Station upgrade will begin this weekend, May 14 to 15. Local commuters and passers-by will see demolition work, excavation...

ALDI confirms new Glenmore Park store will open in 2017

ALDI Australia has confirmed Glenmore Park’s 20,000 residents will get their very own store by the end of next year. An ALDI spokesperson said ALDI...

Nepean River Green Bridge construction to start in July

Expect to start seeing works for the Nepean River Green Bridge by July, now the State Government has announced who will construct the $49...

State-of-the-art science centre in our backyard

Penrith youth could have access to a multi-million dollar science centre right in their backyard. A new Western Sydney Science Centre planned for Western Sydney University’s (WSU) Kingswood Campus,...

You can almost hear the train coming

The Federal Government has committed millions to the design of rail around the future western Sydney airport, a decade before it’s set to open. Released in the Federal Budget...

Thousands of units planned for Penrith

The face of Penrith is changing, with Penrith Council approving the development of hundreds of units in the CBD in the last two months,...

Thornton transformation continues

With shelter, seating and palm trees, the Thornton station plaza is now connecting one of Penrith’s newest suburbs to the city centre. The plaza forms...

Reduced speed limits for The Northern Road, M4

Changed traffic conditions will be in place from this Wednesday while investigation work is carried out on The Northern Road and the M4 Motorway...

Light at the end of the tunnel on airport rail

Penrith Mayor Karen McKeown has welcomed a plan to look at options for rail in western Sydney, but the good news won't slow down...

Kelly believes noise will be key airport issue

Former Lindsay MP Jackie Kelly still believes aircraft noise will be a significant issue for Penrith once the new airport at Badgerys Creek opens...

Housing concept could be a game changer

A year in the making, the slab for Sustain Community Housing’s first social housing project in Colyton has been laid. As the region’s newest not-for-profit...

Last call: Vicary’s Winery to close after 92 years

More than 90 years of winemaking history is set to come to an end, with the last bottling at Luddenham’s Vicary’s Winery. Vicary’s Winery is...

On track to roads chaos

More cars, more buses, more congestion. Five million people are expected to use the new Badgerys Creek Airport (BCA) when it opens in the mid-2020s...

Penrith prepares for hardware war

Masters Home Improvement is moving to Penrith and if location means anything, it is making its intentions clear. Masters will be located right in the...

Science Park a step closer

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue has welcomed the NSW Government's Gateway Determination for the development of the Sydney Science Park at Luddenham, further cementing...

Penrith property sells for $130,000 over reserve

Development in the Penrith region is promising, with the record sale of a property across from Nepean Hospital. The property of just 600 metres squared...

The suburb progression forgot

Badgerys Creek is a suburb everyone in Sydney has been talking about but you could be forgiven for thinking it was the area that...

Penrith to learn from world health leaders

Five local representatives are heading to Nashville, Tennessee to witness first hand a world class health and business precinct, and bring back key knowledge...

St Marys is on the rise

St Marys development is reaching new heights, as the first tower crane is brought in to construct the area’s first high rise building. The new...

Design improvements made to new river crossing

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres is inviting community members to view design improvements made to the future Nepean River Green Bridge. Mr said the May 2015 Community...

New building will have a message to the future

A little slice of history was buried at a site on John Tipping Road in Penrith on Wednesday, where residential units will one day...

Improvements to Northern Road delivered five years ahead of schedule

The two kilometre stretch of dual carriageway on The Northern Road between Andrews Road and Borrowdale Way, Cranebrook was opened by the project's developer,...

Shopping centre shock: Cranebrook centre to become a ghost town

Small businesses in Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre are struggling to accept they might not come back when the centre closes in six months. Business owners...

Concern over housing plan for Penrith Lakes

In the wake of the treacherous Sydney storms, concerns over proposed housing in the low lying Penrith Lakes development are bigger than ever, with...

Buyer boom leads to 'Big Backyard Sale'

Does your property have the potential to be built on? If so, then PRDNationwide Penrith’s unique Big Backyard Sale is just the event to sell...

Restaurant strip planned for Nepean River

EXCLUSIVE: These are the plans that Penrith has been waiting for, that show eight to 10 restaurants with alfresco dining adjoining the existing Coffee...

Does size matter in Glenmore Park?

Amid debate on whether the move will be beneficial for prospective buyers or not, Penrith Council has moved a recommendation to change the size...