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Community & Business

6 January, 2022

Have your say on old battery site

THE old Battery Site situated off Grace Street in Herberton is the subject of a survey to determine what activities and facilities would be best suited to the site.

A mineral processing plant was on the site, near the Wild River bridge, for approximately 100 years and the last of the old equipment was removed in the early 1990s. 

Due to its central location, it has been identified by Tablelands Regional Council as a potential place for community facilities to serve the people of Herberton. 

Over the past 30 years, there have been a number of ideas raised but funding has been difficult to secure. 

With upgrades underway at Lions Park across the river, council believes the development of the site would be part of the ongoing connection of the Herberton township through to the Historical Village. 

Once consultation closes, the information gathered will then inform future planning meetings with the schools, businesses and community groups of Herberton with the aim of a design to be created this financial year. 

Residents can have their say by going to the TRC website, Have Your Say section. Feedback will close at the end of January.

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