The Macquarie Point Development Corporation is continuing to prepare the site for permanent development, calling for tenders to begin remediation of the area adjacent to the former Roundhouse.
The works will remove contaminated soil from the 2,700 square metre zone, as well as the foundations of the Roundhouse which was substantially demolished during the 1980s.
Once completed, this area of land can achieve independent Environmental Auditor certification and be deemed ready for permanent development.
Chief Executive Officer, Mary Massina, said the remediation is an important body of work for the Corporation and will play a key part in the process to bring Macquarie Point to life.
“Remediating the area adjacent to the Roundhouse will allow for the future development of key projects such as The Park, The Gateway and The Promenade.
“These projects are encompassed within the Corporation’s largest parcel of land, The District, which will soon move into the Request for Expression of Interest stage for potential developers.”
The Corporation has now successfully remediated the majority of the 9.3 hectare site, which has included works such as groundwater monitoring and testing, the removal of historic oil and diesel pipelines, and the physical remediation of soil.
The former Roundhouse is one of the last remaining areas of the site that requires remediation.
Tender applications close on Wednesday 7 July 2021.
For more information visit www.tenders.tas.gov.au.
Media contact: Ashlea Carr – 0439 822 049