Cliff Sambell Pavilion
Builder: Dura Constructions
A transformation of the Cliff Sambell pavilion is underway as part of a $2.8 million upgrade to Gerry Green Reserve in Parkdale.
The upgrades to the 50-year-old pavilion and surrounding site will have long-lasting benefits for the community as well as local sporting groups; the Parkdale Cricket Club and Parkdale Vultures Amateur Football Club.
Although the site has fared well over the last half-century; the replacement of the aging infrastructure will reinvigorate the site and encourage better participation in local sport for women and girls.
New sporting amenities, upgrades to female and male change rooms, a larger social area, and additional cool rooms, will make it easier for the clubs to retain and attract new members.
Construction commenced in October 2017 and is expected to take approximately 12 months. The contract was awarded to Clayton South-based Dura Constructions Pty Ltd.
The project is funded by Council with support from the Victorian Government ($595,000) and the Parkdale Cricket Club and Parkdale Vultures Amateur Football Club also contributing $50,000 each to the upgrades.