Thursday, 20 August 2009

Some useful kinda concrete info on the new Lakeside

Thanks to the diggers/informants out there who found this stuff, great work. This link has a whole bunch of preliminary/standard info on the work going ahead. But here it is below, with a picture, to save you the time/bandwidth. But first, a picture.

State Sports Facilities project

The State Government has committed over $50 million to the State Sports Facilities project which will deliver new and improved facilities at Lakeside Oval and Albert Park for sporting clubs and the wider community. Lakeside Oval will provide a new home for athletics in Victoria with the development of facilities for training and competition at all levels, as well as administration facilities for Athletics Victoria.

The 1926 heritage grandstand will be restored under this project and become the new home of the Victorian Institute of Sport. This project will also support the current tenants of Lakeside Oval, the South Melbourne Football Club through improvements to soccer competition and administration facilities.

The project will:
redevelop Lakeside Oval to provide an international standard athletics track, improved facilities for South Melbourne Football Club and new administration spaces for athletics and the Victorian Institute of Sport
improve training and competition fields for touch football, soccer and other users in Albert Park
Public display and feedback

The State Sports Facilities project’s draft design will be on public display from Monday 17 August until Monday 7 September 2009 at the Parks Victoria office in Albert Park and the South Melbourne Town Hall.

There will also be two public information sessions to be held at the Parks Victoria office in Albert Park on Wednesday 26 August (6 to 8pm) and Saturday 29 August 2009 (2 to 4pm).

The public displays will be open at the following locations:
South Melbourne Town Hall
208-220 Bank Street
South Melbourne
Melways: 2K F2
Open: 8.30am to 5pm

Parks Victoria Office
By appointment on 03 9695 9000
31/35 Albert Road Drive, Albert Park
Melways: 2K E6
Open: 9am to 3.30pm

Email: Major Projects Victoria at
Tel: (03) 9655 8622

Feedback can be lodged at the above locations or via our online form.

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