Renwick Community Centre

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The suburb of Renwick has steadily grown and taken shape over the last couple of years and it was exciting to recently hear from Landcom that the Renwick Community Centre would soon be completed.

Once built the Community Centre will become a Council owned facility. Council will seek input from the community on the future use and management of the Centre towards the end of 2020.

The facility is expected to be open to the public in the later part of 2020 or early 2021 depending on construction timelines.


EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT

This important facility will become a central hub for residents and we are currently seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from:
  • Organisations who may be interested in leasing the proposed leased space; and
  • Groups who may be interested in hiring the Community Centre on a regular basis to provide community, recreational and social activities.
There's a tendering process which must be followed for this EOI. A copy of the Expression of Interest Info Kit and Ground Floor Plan can be viewed in the Document Library. Visit www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/council/tenders-expressions-of-interest for link to online forms and submit by 10am, Tuesday 24 November 2020. Enquiries to Joel Willersdorf on 02 4868 0888 or email procurement@wsc.nsw.gov.au.


Get involved in your community!

We look forward to working with you to ensure the Renwick Community Centre becomes a well-loved and regularly used facility.

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  • Share your story with others. Why did you move to the area and what do you love about it?
  • Tell your neighbours, especially renters, about this webpage

For further information please contact Lynne Morrison in the Assets Team on (02) 4868 0888 or email mail@wsc.nsw.gov.au.

The suburb of Renwick has steadily grown and taken shape over the last couple of years and it was exciting to recently hear from Landcom that the Renwick Community Centre would soon be completed.

Once built the Community Centre will become a Council owned facility. Council will seek input from the community on the future use and management of the Centre towards the end of 2020.

The facility is expected to be open to the public in the later part of 2020 or early 2021 depending on construction timelines.


EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT

This important facility will become a central hub for residents and we are currently seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from:
  • Organisations who may be interested in leasing the proposed leased space; and
  • Groups who may be interested in hiring the Community Centre on a regular basis to provide community, recreational and social activities.
There's a tendering process which must be followed for this EOI. A copy of the Expression of Interest Info Kit and Ground Floor Plan can be viewed in the Document Library. Visit www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/council/tenders-expressions-of-interest for link to online forms and submit by 10am, Tuesday 24 November 2020. Enquiries to Joel Willersdorf on 02 4868 0888 or email procurement@wsc.nsw.gov.au.


Get involved in your community!

We look forward to working with you to ensure the Renwick Community Centre becomes a well-loved and regularly used facility.

  • Check out our news feed below
  • Subscribe to receive email updates about activities in Renwick (right column)
  • Share your story with others. Why did you move to the area and what do you love about it?
  • Tell your neighbours, especially renters, about this webpage

For further information please contact Lynne Morrison in the Assets Team on (02) 4868 0888 or email mail@wsc.nsw.gov.au.

  • Fees and Charges on exhibition

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    Proposed Schedule of Hire Fees for Renwick Community Centre

    On the 26 August 2020 Council endorsed public exhibition of the proposed Schedule of Hire Fees for Renwick Community Centre shown in the table below.

    The Renwick Community Centre is anticipated to open for community use in the later part of 2020 or early 2021.

    Landcom have designed and constructed the Renwick Community Centre. At the completion of construction, the ownership of the land and building will be transferred to Council for ongoing maintenance and management.

    Council has devised a Schedule of Hire Fees that should encourage groups to utilise the hall and meeting rooms. Revenue generated will provide a funding source for facility management and the provision of consumables.

    The proposed Schedule of Hire Fees is based on current Fees and Charges for similar facilities within the Shire - such as East Bowral Community Centre (EBCC ) and Canyonleigh Hall (CH).

    DRAFT Schedule of Hire Fees for Renwick Community Centre

    NOTE: EBCC refers to East Bowral Community Centre and CH refers to Canyonleigh Hall
    HIRE CATEGORY

    Unit Rate

    Rate

    Comparable Facility

    Community /Not for Profit

    Hall

    per hour

    $23.00

    *EBCC

    Hall 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $123.00

    *EBCC

    Meeting Room

    per hour

    $11.00

    *EBCC

    Meeting Room 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $56.00

    *EBCC

    Wet Area

    per hour

    $11.00

    New fee

    Wet Area 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $56.00

    New fee

    Meeting Room and Wet Area

    per hour

    $15.00

    New fee

    Meeting Room and Wet Area 9am–6pm or 6pm to midnight

    per day

    $80.00

    New fee

    All Facilities

    per hour

    $43.00

    *EBCC

    All facilities 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $256.00

    *EBCC

    Commercial

    Hall

    per hour

    $45.00

    *EBCC

    Hall 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $200.00

    *EBCC

    Meeting room

    per hour

    $21.00

    *EBCC

    Meeting room 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $97.00

    *EBCC

    Wet Area

    per hour

    $21.00

    New fee

    Wet Area 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $97.00

    New fee

    Meeting Room and Wet Area

    per hour

    $25.00

    New fee

    Meeting Room and Wet Area 9am–6pm or 6pm to midnight

    per day

    $120.00

    New fee

    All Facilities

    per hour

    $77.00

    *EBCC

    All facilities 9.00am – 6.00pm or 6.00pm to midnight

    per day

    $415.00

    *EBCC

    Regular Hirers Health & Recreation

    per hour

    $34.00

    New fee

    Wedding or Formal Function (whole facility)

    Half day to set up, day of function and half day clean up following day

    per function

    $880.00

    *CH


    All submissions must be received by Council before 4.30pm, Thursday 8 October 2020.

    CLICK HERE to complete an online submission form.

    For further information please call (02) 4868 0888 or email mail@wsc.nsw.gov.au.

  • Live Life Get Active

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    Landcom will be introducing free fitness classes to Renwick residents through their Live Life Get Active (LLGA) program.


    The free fitness classes include Cross Training, Boxing and Yoga by fully certified trainers and run 5 days a week during school terms. They are hoping to commence this fitness camp at Renwick in Term 4 this year, so to help them with planning please let them know which of the times offered suit you best in the Quick Poll.


    Learn more at www.livelifegetactive.com

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  • Landcom’s 2019 Healthy and Inclusive Places survey

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    03 May 2019

    Surveys are currently being delivered to Renwick residents by the Landcom team.

    Here's what they have to say about it:

    Landcom has always aimed to be a leader in sustainability and we publicly report on our sustainability performance every year. We have an endorsed series of sustainability indicators and targets in our Sustainable Places Strategy which guides how sustainability is delivered in all that we do. There are four main components within the strategy - environmental, social and economic sustainability, and governance. The Healthy and Inclusive Places pillar of the strategy addresses social sustainability themes. There are several indicators and targets within this pillar to drive improved performance and act as measures to determine how well we deliver on our social sustainability goals.
    To measure our social sustainability performance, we collect data through our Healthy and Inclusive Places survey. The survey is aimed towards residents who live in Landcom projects and asks individual residents’ questions related to liveability, health, safety, affordability and wellbeing. The survey includes 32 questions and responses are collected in person, online and on the telephone. All responses are de-identified and will be aggregated.
    This will be our second survey. Our first survey was conducted in 2018 and over 500 responses were received. Our performance results are in the 2018 Sustainability Report.
    Complete the survey between 15 April and 17 May 2019 at www.landcom.com.au/surveys/healthy-and-inclusive-places-survey-2019/
  • Renwick pathway connections

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    09 Apr 2019

    As part of the Renwick development, Wingecarribee Shire Council worked with Landcom to ensure pathways would be constructed to link residents with the Mittagong Railway Station and other locations like Mittagong swimming pool and the sports oval.

    Council has recently been informed by Landcom that they intend to construct the pathway in front of your property in the second half of 2019.

    While their contractors will be in touch with residents just prior to the works commencing we thought that property owners would like to be informed about the work.

    We anticipated that there would be some questions about the path construction so have asked Landcom to provide some answers and details of the route plan - see Renwick Pathway FAQs.

    For further information about the pathways please contact:

  • Council to consider approving development application

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    22 Jun 2018

    Wingecarribee Shire Council will consider approving a Development Application for the Renwick Community Centre on 27 June 2018.

    The design has been adjusted following submissions received during a public exhibition period in 2017 and extended period of consultation with Landcom, Water NSW and Council officers.

    As a Crown Application, Council must obtain approval from the applicant prior to imposing conditions on any consent, or if the proposal is not supported it must be referred to the Joint Regional Planning Panel for consideration.

    Council staff have recommended approval of the proposal on this occasion.

    Changes to the design

    The architectural design of the building has not significantly changed however sustainable water use, energy efficiency and access for centre users needed to be improved. The following changes were agreed upon by Council assessing officers and the applicant:

    • The original DA nominated 17 on-site parking spaces and five parking spaces within new bays in the footpath reserve. Plans have since been amended to increase on-site parking to 41 car parking spaces and provide an ‘entry-only’ crossing from Whitfield Lane and ‘exit only’ crossing to Langley Avenue. The spaces would be provided along the Langley Avenue end of the site within the area previously labelled 'possible community garden'.
    • A combined mini-bus/service bay/loading bay is proposed adjacent to the north west corner of the area. This bay is linked by ramps leading along the northern and western sides of the community centre allowing the movement of trolleys and delivery items to and from the centre.
    • It is recommended that all light fittings be energy efficient and all water fittings of a 5 star efficiency rating.
    • The installation of rainwater tanks to a minimum of 10,000L is proposed for re-use in the maintenance of exterior surfaces and landscaping.
    • Secured bicycle parking spaces to be located in a more visible position within the site with a minimum of 10 bicycle parking spaces ancillary to the community facility and 10 spaces available within the village square.


    To read the detailed report and attachments visit http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/council-meeting-agendas-minutes and open the Agenda for 27 June 2018.

    Landcom will construct the Renwick Community Centre before transferring ownership to Wingecarribee Shire Council.

  • LANDCOM Healthy and Inclusive Places Survey

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    26 Mar 2018

    Here's what they have to say:

    Landcom’s aim is to create innovative and productive places that demonstrate global standards of liveability, resilience, inclusion, affordability and environmental quality. Our Healthy & Inclusive Places Survey helps track if we are meeting these goals, by seeking our residents’ feedback on the design, planning and quality of life experienced where you live. This will be the first survey of its kind for Landcom, so your participation as a resident of one of our participating communities is critical to help us understand if we are meeting our goals. We will use your feedback to inform the future planning of our development projects.

    The survey opens on Monday 12 March and closes Sunday 8 April 2018.

  • Exhibition period extended

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    30 Oct 2017

    Submissions about the Renwick Community Centre development application will be accepted until 8 November 2017.

  • DA for community centre on exhibition

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    05 Oct 2017

    UrbanGrowth NSW has recently submitted a development application for the Community Centre which will be built on land bounded by Renwick Drive, Langley Drive and Whitfield Lane.

    This important facility will become a central hub for residents and we’ve worked with our planning team to ensure that you are offered an opportunity to view the architect’s vision and provide feedback on the design during the public exhibition period which will conclude on 23 October 2017.

    Click here to read the letter issued to notify property owners in the area and learn how to make a submission.


  • Photos of Renwick sought for future use

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    15 Mar 2017
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    Rather than show generic photos in our consultation activities and plans we'd love to be able to use images of Renwick residents, activities and landscapes.

    If you're willing to share some of your snaps with us please email Charmaine Cooper at engagement@wsc.nsw.gov.au or call 02) 4868 0861.

  • Letters issued to Renwick property owners

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    15 Mar 2017

    Watch your mailbox for a letter from Council inviting you to complete a survey, sign up for emailed newsletters and generally learn more about the imminent lodgement of a development application for the Renwick Community Centre.