The Herbert

Project Details


Blackburn North, Victoria


Third Street

Third Street’s The Herbert is a 46 townhouse development located at 59-67 Surrey Road, Blackburn North on the site of a former orchard.

The development comprises 46 luxury homes including 35 two-level and 11 three-level homes and is bound by three street frontages.

DCE’s involvement included the design and tendering of all civil infrastructure.

Project highlights include:

  • DCE Designed stormwater detention pipes to restrict drainage outflow in accordance with Councils requirement.
  • In order to protect a number of existing trees, ‘Tree Protection Zones’ were established and the existing surfaces within these zones could not be disturbed.
  • DCE designed the road over an existing sewer main.
  • Working in a team with electrical engineers, landscape architects and architects.