An 1600 sqm ALDI at the site of Northam’s defunct hospital has been recommended for approval by a state assessment panel.
The $15 million project also contains a 3750sqm Coles supermarket, 200sqm grog shop, 680sqm Best & Less shop, specialty shops, cafe and Coles Express fuel station.
To make way for the country town shopping town, all former hospital buildings will need to be bowled.
An Optus telecommunications tower will stay on the site, but me moved.
During the project’s public consultation phase 10 people supported it, six objected, five raised partial objections, and two chimed in with general comments.
A state assessment panel will vote on Northam shire’s recommended approval on October 19.
Render: Oldfield Knott Architects Pty Ltd