Residents must be heard on Whitmore Square development


Candidate for Adelaide City Council, Robert Simms has joined with local residents in declaring his opposition to a proposal for a tower in Whitmore Square, which has so far been developed without public consultation.

The proposal (reported in The Advertiser on Tuesday) would see Starfish Developments construct a large apartment tower on the corner of Wright and Morphett Streets.

“I’m concerned that if this development goes ahead it would have a big impact on residents, casting a shadow over their homes and distorting the look of the Square. It would be completely out of step with the low-density heritage buildings in the area,” said Mr Simms.

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