Thornton Village is the retail and commercial precinct of the award winning Thornton Community located in Penrith NSW. The mixed use project located on the critical ant track between Penrith rail station and the commuter carpark is to deliver a range of layers including residential units, retail, commercial offices, and community services anchored by a supermarket high quality public space and the computer carpark. BellRinger was engaged by the joint venture between St Hilliers and First Point Projects to assist with developing the retail and broader ground plane experience strategy and brief. This involved in developing the vision, and development and design briefs for the ground plane and providing commercial, design and statutory engagement advice. The project provides the opportunity to deliver a unique retail precinct that responds to the evolving retail and place appetites of the Penrith Community.