Nellie McClung Library Redevelopment

Saanich has hired Island View Land Management to lead the rezoning application of a mixed-use library and affordable housing rental apartment development of the Nellie McClung Branch Library located at 3950 Cedar Hill Road.

Key land use objectives of this project include:

  • Redevelop the Nellie McClung Branch Library
    • Work with the Greater Victoria Public Library to include a functional 25,000 square foot to 30,000 square foot space.
  • Create Affordable Housing Opportunities
    • Develop a housing program which best-positions this building for success in a Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation and BC Housing Grant Application
  • Create an Improved Public Realm
    • Ensure indoor and outdoor space and streetscape creates a safe, inviting and welcoming pedestrian interface.
  • Design a Feasible Development Program
    • Utilize industry best practices to ensure the project is environmentally efficient and economically viable.

Anticipated Project Timeline

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Please be in touch with Niall from Island View Land Management if you have any questions or concerns:

  • 250-514-8429

Thank you for your interest in this proposed redevelopment and we look forward to seeing you at the online or in person open house! 

You are invited to a neighbourhood open house to learn about the proposed redevelopment of the Nellie McClung Branch Library.


  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Presentation Begins at 5:30 p.m.
  • Nellie McClung Branch Library Meeting Room (3950 Cedar Hill Road)


  • Thursday, November 16, 2023 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Presentation begins: 5:10 p.m. (participants are encouraged to join a few minutes early)
  • Join the meeting here

View the Open House presentation deck here. [PDF - 5 MB]