West Wallsend

Land formerly owned by BHP on the outskirts of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

Size: 1545 hectares

Land type: Potential employment generating and conservation uses

Status: Options for site use being developed.

This former BHP land is on the outskirts of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie’s existing suburbs. It has historically been used for coal mining and related uses.

It has excellent potential transport links. The site spans about 8.5km of the Sydney to Newcastle (F3) Freeway.

The unique scale and position of this site means that a range of integrated, sustainable industrial, commercial and residential uses are possible.