Location Bounded by Molong Road, Forbes Road and Pine Ridge Drive.
Statement of Significance
This subdivision formed part of the regional growth centre strategy undertaken by the Bathurst Orange Development Corporation (BODC). The strategy was launched in 1975 and this subdivision was one of the early concepts of the strategy. However, the plan for this estate took many years to realise and building started in the 1980s and successive stages were released into the 1990s.
Bel Air was identified as having significance within the landscape by the community consultation process.
Objects and Elements: Bel Air
Open space for recreation has formed an important part of the suburban and rural landscape of Orange from the earliest town plan to recent subdivisions such as Bel Air.
Bel Air was the first subdivision in Orange to install entry signage. The community consultation process identified that the entry signage forms a significant feature of the suburban landscape.