Areas of the site are likely to be heavily contaminated from an old underground storage tank that stored hazardous chemicals as well as from building and construction waste that has been dumped on the site since the 1970s.
Plans for a ‘boarding house’ with 11 apartments at 16 Calais Road, Wamberal have been lodged with Council.
Only metres from the beach and near homes valued in excess of $7 million, the units will be in an expensive, high demand holiday location. How will people on very low incomes be able to afford the market rents?
After examining the evidence, many people are coming to the conclusion that a large 80 place child care centre right on the intersection of the Central Coast Highway and Old Gosford Road is just too risky.
Many in the community are concerned about a very large 80 place child care centre right at roundabout with the Central Coast Highway and Old Gosford Road. They fear for the safety of children and feel that the location of the site so close to the intersection makes it unsuitable for a child care centre.
It has been a big year with many challenges with huge efforts to protect our parks, Memorial Hall and environment for the future but we have had many terrific outcomes with 2017 shaping up to be a positive year for our local community.