Coming soon in a Melbourne suburb: A ‘Tendulkar Drive’, ‘Kohli Crescent’ and ‘Dev Terrace’
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Updated: June 15, 2020 1:43:19 pm


Coming soon in a Melbourne suburb: A ‘Tendulkar Drive’, ‘Kohli Crescent’ and ‘Dev Terrace’ (Source: Twitter)

A new housing property being developed on Rockbank suburb of Melbourne could have streets named after Indian cricket greats together with Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev and Virat Kohli.

The property, developed by Accolade Estate, is luring consumers with a “Tendulkar Drive”, “Kohli Crescent” and “Dev Terrace”.

The property has additionally named streets after different worldwide cricketers similar to “Waugh Street”, “Miandad Street”, “Ambrose Street”, “Sobers Drive”, “Kallis Way”, “Hadlee Street” and “Akram Way”.

The Rockbank suburb, which falls below Melton Council, has been a common suburb amongst dwelling consumers from the Indian neighborhood.

According to Elissa Hayes of Resi enterprise, the developer of the property, “the response from the Indian community has been exceptionally good and high ever since the launch of the H&L packages”.

Street names are normally submitted by builders and permitted by town council in the event that they meet Office of Geographic Names pointers.

Resi Ventures director Khurram Saeed mentioned there have been 60 names submitted to the council for approval together with a avenue named after the nice Don Bradman however the the physique refused it as there was already a avenue named after him in Melbourne.

“We didn’t get Kumar Sangakara, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni and a few others as council knocked them again for one motive or one other,” he mentioned.

“We did get Tendulkar and Kohli over the line with council. Kohli is one of my favourite batsmen of the current era and I named the most expensive street after him, overlooking the future wetlands,” Khurram added.

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