Developed on the key themes and guiding principles determined by the Community Stakeholder Reference Group the final concept plan provides a multi-use facility that will provide a wide range of uses for the Brooklyn and wider Community.
Key themes and guiding principles
- It’s about the people
- More welcoming
- Breaking down barriers
- A new way of doing things
- The local ‘living room’
Using these key themes and guiding principles the final concept plan now includes:
- A new entrance in the middle of the building, set back from the street.
- A central living room, with a tea station, providing a space for people to meet casually over a cup of coffee.
- A deck that runs the entire length of the northern façade of the building and integrating with the existing landscaping and reserve.
- A meeting pod that has the capacity to be utilised for outreach allied health / maternal and child health services.
- A new centralised kitchen that will cater to large functions in the main hall as well as the potential to be used as a training, demonstration kitchen and community kitchen.
- A tea point for the main hall.
- Ambulant gender-neutral toilets.
- 2 accessible toilets.
- 1 separate child toilet.
- Ample storage to accommodate activities located throughout the building.