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Chelsea Gardens

A new proposed development will add approximately 200 new affordable rental housing units in Brampton.

To provide residents and stakeholders in the area with information about the upcoming proposed Chelsea Gardens development, we’re currently working through our informal public and stakeholder consultation process. The objective is to provide information about the proposed development and respond to any questions.

We look forward to your support for this exciting project.

Project status

A proposal has been made to amend the City of Brampton Zoning Bylaw to permit a third rental apartment building with a height of 20 storeys and a total of 200 units.

The project is currently in the early design phase.

The building

Chelsea Gardens is located at 4 and 10 Knightsbridge in Ward 7 in Brampton, near the intersection of Queen Street and Central Park Drive.

Chelsea Gardens is close to:

It is also walking distance to local parks, including Knightsbridge Park, Clark Park, Fallingdale Park, and Chinguacousy Park.

The vision

Chelsea Gardens is a project included in the Peel Region Council approved Housing Master Plan. This long-term capital infrastructure plan guides how we’ll create more affordable housing in Peel.

Chelsea Gardens has proven to be a favorable site because of its location, access to transit and other services. Currently, Chelsea Gardens is a 250-unit Peel Housing Corporation residential development made up of 2 apartment buildings,13 storeys each.

The new development would involve adding a third apartment building at the location, up to 20 storeys in height. The new tower will have approximately 200 units.

Other information

The Region of Peel hosted an informal community consultation with its planning consultants for residents on January 19. Access the recording.

Planning approvals

The property is currently designated “Residential High Density,” which permits up to 247 residential units per net hectare:

Chelsea Gardens currently has a density of 155 units per net hectare. With current policies, a new apartment building with up to 147 units can be constructed. 200 units are proposed as indicated in Council approved Housing Master Plan (HMP). This requires an amendment to policy 5.3.5.1. of the Secondary Plan.

Zoning By-law amendments are required for:

Additional height, density, surface parking and relief to setbacks, landscaping and visitor parking.

Design

Chelsea Gardens is a residential project. The new tower will include additional parking and barrier-free units. There will not be balconies at the new building.

Amenity space

There will be common areas for residents of the new building.

Shadowing

A shadow study review was completed for Chelsea Gardens and revealed minimal shadowing impact for existing units.

Traffic and access

A traffic study was completed for Chelsea Gardens, which includes residents driving to and from the area during peak hours.

The new building will have dedicated underground and surface parking.

Tenants

Applications for rent-up are not yet available at this stage in the planning process.

June 6: A staff report is received at the City of Brampton's June 6 Planning and Development Committee meeting.

January 2022: The Region of Peel hosts an informal community consultation with our planning consultants.

May 2021: Planning review and related studies are initiated.

Applications for rental opportunities are not yet available for Chelsea Gardens. If you're looking for affordable housing options, refer to housing services.

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