Caravan Park Transformation Takes Shape
Published on 13 November 2017
The $2.7 million transformation of the Tumbarumba Creek Caravan Park is underway with the foundation work now completed in readiness for the assembly of the bungalows next week.
The major redevelopment of the park has been made possible through a successful Federal Government’s Stronger Regions grant in 2016, providing $1.037 million in funding, with another $1 million provided by the Council with further funds provided in partnership with the current lessee.
Acting General Manager David Aber said that after a slow start work has been progressing steadily on the two staged project.
“Contractors completed the foundations for the bungalows last week. More than one hundred cylindrical concrete piers were installed to support the two storey accommodation units,” he said.
Next week will see the bungalow units transported to the site and assembly begin.
“Not only will the accommodation units start arriving on site, but assembly of these units will commence immediately along with other important works like the upgrade of the power supply, sewer, stormwater and wastewater connections,” he said.
The accommodation units will be two double storey modules capable of sleeping up to 120 people along with two new camp kitchen facilities.
“Despite some initial setbacks, we are optimistic that the accommodation facilities will be ready for use in late December,” Mr Aber said
Stage two of the redevelopment includes an upgrade of the existing caravan park facilities and these works will commence in the New Year.
“Stage two will see more camp sites, cabins and camp kitchens installed for the existing park, along with a refurbishment of existing amenities and a major overhaul of the internal access roads, power supply and sewer system,” he said.
Stage two is expected to be completed by April 2018.
Feedback and comments on this major council project is welcomed and can be made by emailing the Acting General Manager on [email protected] or by calling 69412567.