BY JARROD MELMETH
Mayfield and Tighes Hill are set to become home to a number of new retail operators.
Central Coast based Stevens Group have submitted the fresh plans for a service station and two take away food outlets at 51 Industrial Drive, Mayfield to Newcastle Council while the Elizabeth Street, Tighes Hill light industrial area plans have passed Newcastle’s Development Applications Committee and will now be voted on by councilors at next Tuesday’s meeting.
The $18.6 million Tighes Hill mixed use development hopes to attract tenants in the form of but not exclusive to hardware, retail, gyms, childcares, and hospitality. The site has been unused for the best part of 10 years, and has a history of contamination as a former bulk fuel terminal and depot. The developer says the site has been cleaned up in preparation for the project.
In Mayfield, a $4.1 million plan has been lodged with Newcastle Council and if approved will be home to a service station and two take-away food outlets. The development application has sought 24/7 hours of operation.