Lennox Head’s Clarence Property has just handed over to Ballina Shire Council the newly constructed Community & Sports Amenities Building, at the sports fields opposite Epiq Marketplace, off Hutley Drive.
Including the development of the playing fields, Clarence Property say they have invested over $6 million in what are ‘arguably the best community sporting facilities in Ballina Shire’.
Clarence Property General Manager Paul Rippon said the sports fields cost $3.5 million to construct, and have been designed to host cricket, football, rugby and regional level AFL.
The amenities building, costing $2.5 million, includes change rooms for both players and umpires, an office, a timekeeper’s room, a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen and a community meeting space.
Peter Fahey, Clarence Property’s Managing Director, said this significant contribution was part of Clarence’s vision of building the Epiq Lennox community.
‘As well as delivering over 350 house lots so far, many of which have been acquired by local first home-buyers and young families, and 22 hectares of rehabilitated and re-vegetated parks, wetlands and littoral rainforest, we’ve also delivered the modern Woolworths-anchored shopping centre, Epiq Marketplace – and popular childcare centre, Harmony Early Learning,’ said Mr Fahey.
Clarence Property say they are now moving into the next phase of developments at Epiq, including more residential lots, ‘live/work’ properties and a number of freehold terrace homes.
For enquiries regarding use of the sporting fields or the community/sports amenities building contact Ballina Shire Council’s Community Spaces Team on 6681 0500 or email
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