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AH Bracks Library and LeisureFit Melville Building Refurbishment

The AH Bracks Library and LeisureFit Melville Building is being refurbished.

Project Information

The building refurbishment includes:

  • Bringing the building ‘up-to-date’ to suit current purpose. It has been 20 years since it had work done
  • Relocating the LeisureFit Melville reception to change direction of the main entrance doors
  • Creating facilities to house the Bridge Club, who will be moving in from another premise
  • A new function room and alfresco area which will be shared with the Bridge Club and that can be booked by the public
  • Increasing multifunctional spaces within AH Bracks Library, including new meeting rooms that can be hired by the public, for use in the day time and after-hours, with tea prep facilities.

Other building works inside the library include:

  • A reading room for newspaper & archives
  • A library lab for discussions (suitable for teenagers)
  • A children’s room (for toddlers & young kids)
  • Extension of the books return room, to accommodate for a new book sorting machine
  • New airlock entrance to the library from the Southern carpark.

The carpark refurbishment includes:

  • Improving drainage
  • Regrading of the ground level to rid bumpiness caused by tree roots
  • Revegetation with eco-friendly water filtering system
  • Relocation of some street lamps in the car park, and resurfacing with bitumen.

Timeline

Stage 1 Building South

(Library, LeisureFit, Child Minding & Car Park)

Completed

Stage 2 Building North

(Community Rooms & Car Park)

Late August 2018 - Early December 2018
Estimated CompletionLate January 2019

Contact Details

Project ContactRachael Ho 9364 0896
Carpark Refurbishment Contact

Stuart McCarthy 9364 0615

Michael Powell 9364 0728

 

Location

431 Canning Highway, Melville 6156 Get Directions

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