Works for the Carseldine Urban Village Project Sports Precinct Starts

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Stage S construction of the Carseldine Urban Village Project has officially started in October 2018.

The approved stage S will deliver several sports fields. These include three soccer fields, two grass volleyball courts, a turf cricket pitch and practice nets, and two tennis/basketball courts.

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Moreover, the new sports precinct will offer a variety of activities and expand uses that will benefit the wider community. Activities that will be available include BBQs, shade and seating, children’s playground, and exercise equipment. The precinct will also have new amenities block and over 120 new carparks.

The government approved the stage S development application in May 2018. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said, “the precinct will promote health, happiness and wellbeing and Economic Development Queensland has undertaken extensive community consultation to ensure the right facilities are provided for the community”.

The civil contractor that will deliver the work is BMD Constructions and the new precinct will be open to the public in mid-2019.

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Carseldine Urban Village Project Masterplan

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The Carseldine project will redevelop the former Queensland University of Technology (QUT) campus grounds. The project aims to deliver an urban village that provides over four hectares of new, purpose-built sport and recreation facilities. It will also be offering a range of residential, commercial and retail uses. The revitalisation project will also retain 75 per cent of existing bushland.

The new urban village promises to provide opportunities for the community and attract investment as well as deliver jobs and economic growth.

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Furthermore, the project will retain the government office precinct (with approximately 900 workers), Carseldine Markets, and C&K Childcare Centre as part of the master plan.

Construction of Stage 1, which will include a boulevard entrance as well as the subdivision of three master lots, will commence upon the completion of Stage S in early 2019.

Read more about the Carseldine Urban Village Project.