The Moe Rail Precinct Revitalisation Project – Stage 1 has now been completed. The new Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Service Centre opened on 28 June 2016 which saw 4,884 visitors welcomed to the new facility over opening week.
The Library and Service Centre now includes:
- A new Library
- Council service centre
- Public meeting & Research rooms
- Consulting suites
- Games room
- Newspaper room
- Study/ Young Adults rooms
- Public toilets
- Public plaza and Green roof
What happens next for MRPRP – Stage 1?
- The official opening date will be determined and scheduled following confirmation from the Federal Government.
- Council will be seeking further expressions of interest for the café in the near future.
Works to be carried out in subsequent stages include the development of a public park, streetscape improvements, reconstruction of George Street into a public transport interchange, construction of landscaped and open green spaces, a youth precinct, and a shared pedestrian zone in Moore Street. Subsequent stages of the project are contingent on availability of funding.
We encourage you to visit the new building and see what it has to offer. All services including the public meeting rooms, community kitchen and library resources are now available for use.
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6pm
After-hours access to meeting rooms is available by prior booking.
Saturday 9am – 12pm
Sunday 10am – 2pm
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Time lapse video
Works undertaken in this video include the Prodema Cladding being installed to the top level walls. Other works that were going on (but can’t be seen in this footage) were landscape works commenced to the east end of the site near the pedestrian crossing; with changes to the pedestrian access to the train station being effected. Louvre doors were also starting to be installed.