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Hames Sharley’s designs for Dexus’ Carillon City have been released to the media.

The plans for the redevelopment of this iconic CBD fixture look to convert the run-down Perth destination into an office, education, shopping and entertainment precinct. After winning approval for a $60 million upgrade of the centre last year, property group Dexus have lodged revised plans prepared by Hames Sharley that triple the value of the project to $200 million.

Hames Sharley’s designs include a 22-storey mixed-use development including a 17-storey office and education building stretching above the retail and entertainment podium. The previously announced nine-screen, 800-capacity Hoyts cinema complex featuring powered recliner seats remains a cornerstone of the upgrade and Dexus also renewed its commitment to retaining the famous bells cast in the same London workshop as Big Ben - that lend the arcade its name. If approved, the development would have nearly 15,000sqm of retail space on four levels.

Dexus also did not rule out including apartments in the 24-storey tower, the usage of which it said was still being finalised.

Read more via The West Australian