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Amber Apartments - 204 Ballarat Road, Maidstone

Amber Apartments - 204-210 Ballarat Road, Maidstone. Image © Point Architects
Architect: 
Building Type: 
Low-rise
Number of Buildings: 
1
Roof Height(s) - metres: 
15.7
Floor count: 
5
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Project Status: 
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Number of Dwellings: 
128
Bike Spaces: 
34
Car Spaces: 
138

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