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* This is an artist's impression

About Ivanhoe Estate

Ivanhoe is being redeveloped to deliver the NSW Government’s strategy of more social housing, a better social housing experience and more opportunities and support for social housing residents.

NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) has been working with the recently-selected Aspire consortium (Frasers Property Australia, Citta Property Group and Mission Australia Housing) on the transformation of the 8.2 hectare site on the corner of Herring Road and Epping Road.

As the first major project being delivered under the NSW Government’s Future Directions for Social Housing and the Communities Plus program, the project will increase the supply of social housing properties to at least 950. The new community will also provide 128 affordable housing dwellings.

About Communities Plus

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Ivanhoe Estate is the first major project of Communities Plus, Australia’s largest social housing reform program. Communities Plus will:

  • Deliver more housing and a better social housing experience, with more opportunities and incentives to avoid or move beyond social housing.
  • Develop new mixed communities where social housing blends seamlessly with private and affordable housing, offering better access to transport and employment, improved community facilities and open spaces.

Ivanhoe’s future facilities:


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  • 120-bed residential aged care facility
  • a wellbeing centre
  • Co-educational school to be managed by Sydney Catholic Schools
  • two 75-place child care centres
  • a supermarket
  • cafés
  • specialty retail shops
  • nature-based playgrounds and exercise stations
  • indoor basketball court within school
  • open green spaces
  • swimming pool
  • community centre
  • independent living units
  • revitalisation and enhancement of Shrimptons Creek and its surrounds


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Valuing Ivanhoe’s natural environment:

We believe there is huge potential to revitalise and rehabilitate Ivanhoe’s natural environment, especially Shrimpton’s creek.

Our master plan has made a focus of the wonderful Sydney Turpentine trees that runs along Epping road, and have inspired us in our efforts to create open space linkages that have character and beauty.

Project Timeline

  • Sept 2015 – Ivanhoe announced to be transformed into mixed tenure development under priority precinct rezoning
  • 2016-2018 – Ivanhoe residents relocated
  • August 2017 Aspire Consortium announced as successful tenderer
  • February 2018 – Preparation for lodging a Concept Masterplan Development Application
  • Indicative only: 2018 – Statutory Public Exhibition, Assessment and Approval of Concept Masterplan Development Application
  • Indicative only: 2018 – Early works on site
  • Indicative only: 2019 – Staged construction (subject to Authority Approval)
  • Indicative Only: 2021 onwards – Onwards occupation and ongoing construction (subject to Authority Approval)



We'd love to hear from you

Provide your ideas, great and small, by sending us an email: hello@ivanhoeestate.com.au

Giving us a call: 1800 25 85 65

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