Presbyterian Church Peer Review

Presbyterian Church Peer Review

The applicant sought to establish a church facility near Warkworth and relocate a historic timber church on the site. The proposals were to use an existing clean-fill site on what was an old limestone quarry. The proposed building coverage was 1,984m2 and included paved areas and sealed car park for 150 cars. The proposal was described as an ‘Eco church’ with a large green roof over the main auditorium and porte cochere. The mown lawn roof was proposed to harmonise with the surrounding rural landscape. The plans included for 4587m2 of impermeable surface and further grass parking and overflow parking areas.