North Beach Bathers Pavilion

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Heritage award for pavillion restoration

THE North Beach Bathers Pavilion has won the Regeneration and New Development award at the National Trust of Australia (NSW) Heritage Awards. The award was presented at a ceremony at Doltone House in Jones Bay, Sydney. The award recognises the conservation of built heritage through design, capital works and repair. Wollongong City Council reopened the … Continue reading

Shared walkway to link Royal National Park and Lake Illawarra

A PLAN is underway to create a shared pathway, dubbed the Grand Pacific Walk to link the Royal National Park at Otford to Lake Illawarra. In 2012/2013 the Grand Pacific Walk program will look at two major components. The first, is the overall master plan for the walk and the second is the plan, and … Continue reading

Work carried out on historic sea wall

EXCAVATIONS took place on the base of the historic seawall between the Continental Pool and the ‘cutting’ south of the North Beach Bathers Pavilion this week. The investigation work is being carried out by Wollongong City Council to provide geotechnical information to assist with the design for the replacement of the seawall at this site. … Continue reading

Celebrate the restoration of historic landmark

THE renovated North Beach Bathers Pavilion will reopen with a big community celebration today (Sunday September 30). The day will mark the completion of an extensive restoration project to the historic building and its surrounds. Celebrations will include heritage tours, a march past by members of Illawarra Surf Life Saving and a longboard competition. The … Continue reading

Historic pavillion re-opens tomorrow

FOR Wollongong City Councillor Chris Connor the reopening of the North Beach Bathers Pavilion will have an extra special twist. He will be following in his late grandfather’s footsteps. Cr Connor’s grandfather, Rex Connor was one of the then Wollongong Council aldermen who opened the historic building back in 1938. “It’s a very special thing … Continue reading

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