Farewell bash

planned for Broad­mead­ows

Australian Muscle Car - - Muscle News -

Fal­con Place, Fair­lane Drive, Capri Court There have been sim­i­lar prob­lems at the and LTD Lane could all be­come part for­mer Mit­subishi Mo­tors fac­tory in Ade­laide, of a new land­scape at Broad­mead­ows and clean-up crews will also have a big job in Mel­bourne. The Ford-fo­cused street once the home of Holden, at El­iz­a­beth on names are al­ready be­ing con­sid­ered as Ade­laide’s out­skirts, shuts for the fi­nal time var­i­ous par­ties jockey for the fu­ture rights to in late 2017. the land be­neath the Ford Aus­tralia fac­tory that But, even with the count­down clock sit­ting at closes in the first week of Oc­to­ber. The last three months to the fi­nal Fal­con, full de­tails of Fal­con is due to roll off the pro­duc­tion line on the shut­down process are still un­clear. the same day that the Su­per­cars ver­sion of the Ford in­sid­ers say a gi­ant wake is be­ing FG-X hits the track for Bathurst 1000 qual­i­fy­ing. planned for the first week in Oc­to­ber that will

It’s go­ing to take an es­ti­mated three years in­volve hun­dreds of Ford and Fal­con car clubs, to clear and cleanse the Broad­mead­ows site, as well as the lo­cal com­mu­nity and em­ployee which be­came a car man­u­fac­tur­ing plant long and re­tiree groups. be­fore cur­rent stan­dards for oc­cu­pa­tional heath It will be staged at Broad­mead­ows, most and safety were even con­sid­ered. As­bestos likely on the open grass­lands around the is just one of the po­ten­tial haz­ards from the head­quar­ters build­ing at Ford Aus­tralia that will con­struc­tion and by-prod­ucts of a 20th cen­tury sur­vive be­yond the fac­tory clo­sure as the base in­dus­trial op­er­a­tion. for fu­ture de­sign and en­gi­neer­ing work. Next is­sue AMC plans to tell the sto­ries of long-time Broad­mead­ows worker bees, whether cur­rently em­ployed or those in­volved in build­ing Ford’s per­for­mance ve­hi­cles of the early 1970s. Contact AMC via am­ced­i­to­rial@chevron.com.au

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