Kwinana is a ‘hyper-growth’ council and every 12 hours a new family moves into the area. In the next decade there will be over 7000 new homes constructed and our population will be double what it is today. All of the work the City is undertaking at present is not only for our current population, but also in preparation for these thousands of new residents who will proudly call Kwinana home in the coming years.
City Centre Revitalisation
Key projects are set to be completed during 2013
of future City Centre.
Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre
Work on the new $22 million Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre is almost complete.
This iconic community facility will change the landscape in the City Centre area and will provide state-of-the-art library facilities, a function hall, a Dome Café and restaurant, a community lounge, free wi-fi, a crèche and offices for not-for-profit groups.
This facility is set to be open to the public in early 2013.
New roads & footpaths
Substantial changes to the road layouts around the City Centre are underway to improve access and traffic flow to the new and existing facilities. New footpaths are also being created so that there is a continuous pedestrian connection across the civic precinct, linking the high school to the retail precinct and further south.
Landscaping and City Square
Landscaping works will continue throughout 2013 in order to beautify the area. This includes the creation of the new City Square that is currently under construction outside of the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.
Ninety residential lots have commenced construction on the vacant land between Meares Avenue and the rear of the Recquatic. The homes, a mixture of single storey, double storey and loft homes will be built and sold as finished product.
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Kwinana Marketplace Shopping Centre
A massive upgrade of the centrally located Kwinana Marketplace is currently underway by owners Woolworths. The first stage of this new development was opened in Novemebr 2012, welcoming major retailers including Big W.
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John Wellard Community Centre
The John Wellard Community Centre, located on the corner of Runnymede Gate and The Strand in the Village at Wellard, is a two storey facility which will include a range of multi-purpose activity areas, a kitchen, crèche and playground.
The building is jointly funded by the City of Kwinana, the Village at Wellard Joint Venture
Partners and Lotterywest and is set to open in mid 2013.
Wellard Community Centre - Floor Plan (1)
Wellard Community Centre - Floor Plan (2)
Bertram Community Centre
The Bertram Community Centre is located on Johnson Road and in addition to multi-purpose rooms, will also boast specialised consultation space for community health workers as well as an outside performance courtyard.
The Bertram Community Centre is now underway and is due for completion in late 2013.
View the Bertram Community Centre floorplan