A planning utility has been submitted to Cairns Regional Council for a spot of worship in a central metropolis location as soon as residence to a cinema advanced.
Calvary Temple Meeting of God Townsville has utilized for a Materials Change of Use at 108-114 Grafton Avenue, to function a spot of worship, theatre, perform facility and indoor sport and recreation.
The premises has been empty because it was vacated by Occasion Cinemas in 2018.
Calvary Temple Meeting of God, a Pentecostal church and registered charitable organisation, already has a presence in Cairns and is at the moment working from Edge Hill State Faculty.
“The proposed improvement supplies a useful reuse of a key vacant web site within the Cairns CBD,” the applying reads.
“The reuse of the location will contribute to the vibrancy of the CBD and improve visitation to town centre.”
The applying says a foods and drinks outlet that was previously occupied by 300 Levels in addition to La Porchetta is excluded from the applying – nevertheless Tropic Now understands it’s a part of the lot.
In response to the doc, it can proceed to function as a foods and drinks outlet however shouldn’t be at the moment leased.
Included within the abstract of key points is an absence of onsite parking, with a site visitors impression examine estimating about 150 automobiles would require an area for Sunday morning providers.
“Over time, Council has permitted the subdivision of the lot and authorised new makes use of on the Lake Avenue frontage.
“The Parking and Entry Growth Code permits for using on-street parking in lieu of on-site parking for reuse of an current constructing.
“There are ample on-street and off-street automotive parks obtainable in the course of the peak utilization occasions to cater for the proposed use.”
Common patron numbers are anticipated to be as much as 450, predominantly households.