The City of Toronto launched the Kingston Road Planning Framework Review in the fall of 2021 to look at ways to manage future growth on the lands at 4121 Kingston Road/Guildwood GO Station and the surrounding area, to create a vibrant and complete community.
In April 2021, the City received an application to permit four buildings consisting of 10 and 12-storey mid-rise buildings located along Kingston Road and 25 and 35-storey buildings at the rear.
On September 17, 2021, City staff’s Preliminary Report was considered by Scarborough Community Council.
On October 1, 2021 City Council:
The review will be conducted over four phases.
Each phase will be complemented by public engagement components, including Public Open Houses, a Design Charette, Local Advisory and Technical Advisory Committee Meetings, presentations to the Design Review Panel, and other public events as required.
Visioning (creating a vision statement and guiding principles) and Design Charrette
Creating Development Options & Evaluation Framework, Testing and Confirming Ideas
Synthesis and Report: Recommended Development Option and Planning Framework
The purpose of the meeting was to:
This event was part of the first phase of the Kingston Road Guildwood Planning Study. City staff from various Divisions, including City Planning, Transportation Services, Engineering & Construction Services and Parks, Forestry & Recreation were present at the event to answer questions and engage with attendees. Representatives from TTC, Metrolinx and School Boards were also in attendance to answer questions.
Approximately 80 people attended the virtual community consultation meeting. People of different age ranges, from children to seniors and of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds attended.
The purpose of the meeting was to provide LAC members with an update on the Planning Study process and present and seek feedback on the emerging guiding principles which are intended to guide development on the 4121 Kingston Road site and in the surrounding area.
In March 2016, City Council endorsed the Eglinton East LRT (EELRT) extension as part of the Scarborough rapid transit network. In April 2019 Council supported an EELRT alignment to Malvern Town Centre.
There are many ways to provide your input into the Kingston Road Planning Framework Review and influence the final recommendations for future redevelopment at 4121 Kingston Road/Guildwood GO Station and the surrounding area.