New facility ‘exceeds expectations’
THE City of Nedlands has celebrated the official opening of the $1.2 million multi-function Allen Park Lower Pavilion in Swanbourne.
The refurbished facility was jointly funded, with the City contributing $910,00, $190,000 coming from the Department of Sport and Recreation’s Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities fund and $100,000 raised by the Swanbourne Tigers Junior Football Club and Swanbourne Cricket Club.
Nedlands Mayor Max Hipkins said the Council was happy with the newly refurbished facility.
“The Council is proud to see the new refurbished building has been achieved with great cooperation from Council officers, long term tenants, the Swanbourne Tigers Junior Football Club and Swanbourne Cricket Club and the Department of Sport and Recreation,” he said.
“The project was completed on time and on budget, and has exceeded expectations.”
The upgrade included the construction of new change rooms and umpires room, construction of a universal access toilet and shower facility, a new kitchen with a kiosk facility, new roof, additional storage, a refurbished hall and a covered outdoor area.