Williamstown Swimming and Life Saving Club Redevelopment

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Council, the Victorian Government, Williamstown Swimming and Life Saving Club and Life Saving Victoria are working together to deliver the redevelopment of the Williamstown Swimming and Live Saving Club facilities. Victorian Government funding of $11.3 million was secured in 2021, with Council committing a further $3 million towards this community project.
The project will revitalise the foreshore precinct, align with the heritage values of the area, and deliver the essential life saving components required for the club to thrive in this location for many years to come.

Latest news

September Update: 

The project concept plans have now been 95% completed. 
The proposed concept design will be ready for public exhibition commencing in October 2023.

Project timeline

The project will be taking in the below phases and indicative timeframes included:

Concept design development: August – September 2023

The concept design for the project have been developed in close communication and active engagement with the key stakeholders including Williamstown Swimming and Life Saving Club, project stakeholders and relevant authorities. 

Community engagement: October - December 2023

The community and key stakeholders will be invited to provide feedback on the project as a part of the Williamstown Beach precinct development Community Engagement program. Community can view the concept designs through drop-in sessions, through Council’s participate page and an online survey. 

Schematic design: Early 2024

Development of construction drawings to commence with an overview and architectural elements. Community feedback will be incorporated.

Design development: Early - Mid 2024

The detailed design will be completed for the relevant permit approval processes to occur (e.g. town planning permit approval and Marine and Coastal Act consent).

Construction documentation: Mid - End 2024

Following relevant authority feedback, a public tender process will be be undertaken to appoint a builder to complete the works, once construction documentation is finalised. 


Construction: 2025 – 2026

Pending permit approval from relevant authorities and the completion of the procurement process, construction will begin. Stakeholders will be communicated with prior to construction stage.



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