Bald Hill

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Easter shutdown: Sublime Point closed this weekend, limited access to Bald Hill

AFTER a request from NSW Police, Wollongong City Council will close access to a number of popular northern Illawarra tourist sites over the Easter long weekend. The recreational sites have been targeted as they are areas people often meet to socialise. NSW Police are reminding the community that, while travelling for holidays or recreation is … Continue reading

Bald Hill road closure for maintenance work

Transport for NSW is planning to carry out essential routine maintenance work on Lawrence Hargrave Drive between Lady Wakehurst Drive and Railway Crescent, Stanwell Park (Bald Hill) on Monday February 17, weather permitting. The road will be closed in both directions for one night and detours will be in place from 8pm until 4am. Motorists are advised detours will be in place during work times via M1 Princes … Continue reading

Expect delays with Lawrence Hargrave Drive lane closures on Thursday

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions on Lawrence Hargrave Drive for investigation work to be carried out on Thursday. Lane closures will be in place on the Bald Hill climb at Stanwell Park for inspections and monitoring to help plan for upcoming maintenance work. Work will be carried out between Otford Road and Chellow … Continue reading

More than 800 respond to Lawrence Hargrave Drive closure

  MORE than 800 submissions have been made to Transport for NSW on the planned closures of Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Park next year. Submissions close this Friday at 5pm on the proposed closures for slope repair work, including concrete retaining walls along the climb up Bald Hill, to reduce the risk of land … Continue reading

Concrete retaining walls for scenic Bald Hill climb

CONCRETE retaining walls will be built along sections of the scenic escarpment drive at Stanwell Park to the famed Bald Hill in an effort to prevent erosion and landslides. The work will be carried out by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in two stages next year and will require full … Continue reading

Paraglider killed at Bald Hill

A MAN has died following a paragliding crash at Stanwell Tops. Just before 3pm today (Saturday), emergency services were called to Bald Hill following reports a glider had crashed into the side of the cliff. The crash site was found and emergency services began rescue operations. State Emergency Service personnel reached the site and confirmed … Continue reading

Bald Hill works continue

WORK on renewing Bald Hill reserve has reached another milestone with the completion of a new roundabout, parking for buses, refurbishment of one car park, changes to services, and an improved walkway. Work on this stage was designed to be completed prior to the popular Sydney to ‘Gong Bike ride on Sunday November 1. Following … Continue reading

Bald Hill progress report

WORK on Bald Hill Reserve renewal project is progressing. Recently, new stormwater drains have gone in under Lady Wakehurst Drive and Wollongong City Council is working on road widening, constructing a roundabout and extra car parking. At the top of the Reserve, the old amenities building has been demolished in preparation of the new facility that … Continue reading

Traffic changes at Bald Hill

AS work on stage two of the Bald Hill Reserve Renewal project continues traffic changes will begin to allow construction works on the site. From this week Wollongong City Council will change traffic conditions at the Bald Hill car park and on Lady Wakehurst Drive at Bald Hill. Overnight between 6pm and 6am the recently … Continue reading

Bald Hill ‘ s new look

WOLLONGONG City Council will shortly begin works on improving and rebuilding the iconic reserve at Bald Hill, Stanwell Park. The project received $2.9 million in funding under the Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund. Works will be completed in three stages with stage one seeing the lower car park resurfaced. This will be following immediately with … Continue reading

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