Council endorses plan to refurbish the Ashfield Aquatic Centre

Council considered a report (item 3) on the Ashfield Aquatic Centre refurbishment, including the outcomes of the community engagement, at a meeting on 27 June 2017.

At the meeting it was determined that:

1. Council endorses the Concept Plan Option 3 (Diagram 6) with the following amendments as detailed in the ‘Community Preferred Concept Design’ (Diagram 7):

  • inclusion of a combined splash-pad and shallow water pool suitable for young children;
  • inclusion of a 25 metre grandstand on the western side of the 50 metre pool;
  • inclusion of shade sails over the combined splash-pad and shallow water pool,
  • grassed areas on the western side of the 50 metre pool and grassed area on the south-eastern corner of the site;
  • extension of the Bastable Street carpark, including demolition of the Bastable Street Hall and playground, single entry via Elizabeth Street and single exit onto Bastable Street;

2. all residents and stakeholders who made submissions during the community engagement be notified of Council’s decision; and

3. the project proceeds to detailed design based on ‘Community Preferred Concept Design’ (Diagram 7).

Read Council's responses to comments raised through the community engagement

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