HEIDELBERG WEST INDUSTRIAL ESTATE BUSINESS DATABASE
The Heidelberg West Industrial Estate steering committee has identified that the estate would benefit greatly from a centralised database of local businesses and the products and services they provide.
In short, the database aims to:
- list all of the 620 businesses in the estate
- assist local businesses to source services and products from local suppliers
- assist local businesses to explore supply chain efficiencies and share economy
- opportunities, and
- be developed into an online business directory which will promote the estate’s products and services to the wider community.
If you would like your business to be included in the database, please complete the form below.
The information gathering process will be managed by Banyule City Council. The database will be made accessible to all interested business owners in the estate via email in February 2019.
Supporting and Developing a Vibrant Precinct – Published May 2017
The Heidelberg West industrial estate is located on the western side of the City of Banyule, just south of the La Trobe University within the Olympia Ward. The estate is home to approximately 600 businesses, supporting a large workforce and providing a number of jobs for local residents.
During March 2016, Council’s Economic Development Unit surveyed businesses in the Heidelberg West industrial estate to understand businesses priorities, issues and constraints. This piece of work has been vital in informing the VPA (Victorian Planning Authority), who guides the growth in Melbourne and regional Victoria.
The Heidelberg West industrial estate is located in the La Trobe National Employment Cluster (NEC), one of the six NECs as identified by the Victorian Government’s Plan Melbourne document. During 2016, the VPA consulted with the community living and working within the La Trobe NEC to test preliminary ideas and help formulate lands use, development and infrastructure planning for the area.
Throughout 2017, the VPA and Council will work together to develop a framework to guide long term future development and identify crucial transport and community infrastructure required to support the evolution of the Heidelberg West industrial estate into a modern business environment.
- Final Report – Heidelberg West Business Monitor – 2016
- 2016 Business Monitor Summary Heidelberg West Industrial Estate
- La-Trobe National Employment Cluster Brochure
- Graffiti – Adopt YOUR Space – Who Do You Call – 2016
- Banyule Business Guide
- Victorian Planning Authority, La Trobe National Employment Cluster
- Banyule City Council, Traffic List of Frequently Asked Questions
- Victoria Police, Business Security Advice
High Speed Broadband Connect project:
About the project
A new Banyule City Council project aims to help Heidelberg West Industrial Estate businesses to access affordable high speed broadband by connecting to fibre optic cabling direct to the premises.
The project is in response to concerns expressed in a recent Banyule City Council survey, which found that local businesses are disadvantaged by slow and unreliable internet and the prohibitive individual cost of installing high speed broadband.
The aim of this project is to see if there are enough businesses interested in banding together to attract a carrier who will construct fibre-to-the-premises infrastructure to each business. It is widely agreed that this is the fastest, most future-proof technology available today.
Benefits of high speed broadband to your business;
Significantly faster upload and download speeds
Live chat and video calls
To participate in this program, businesses/property owners must be based at the Heidelberg West Industrial Estate. Residential premises are ineligible to receive the service.
For more information or to register your interest contact:
T: 9457 9938