Before the Lathlain Precinct Redevelopment Project (LPRP) was conceived, there were consultations and proposals to include build a new community facility to house a number of local community groups in Lathlain including the Carlisle Scout Group and Carlisle Girl Guides. Due to cost, this was determined to not be a viable option at the time and the project was shelved. When LPRP was introduced, a Community Building Zone (Zone 6) was created with the objective to provide a facility for three local community groups. This facility will not be large enough to accommodate the Scouts and Guides. In February 2014, it was agreed by the Town’s project working group that the façade of the existing Scout hall (sitting on Lot 61 of Lathlain Place) would look out of place sitting alongside the multi-million dollar redevelopment, and the facility and groups occupying it would benefit greatly from an upgrade. Zone 8 has therefore been created to provide a refurbishment of the existing facility.
What will happen to the Scout Hall that is currently there?
The existing Scout Hall has undergone a new path and landscaping of the area; an entrance canopy; new security fencing erected around site; softscaping/landscaping along Lathlain Place verge to form part of the Town’s streetscape maintenance requirements; and new vehicle crossover to be serviced by a sliding gate. These works are complete.
Will other groups be sharing the upgraded facility?
Yes. The Scouts and Guides will be promoting the availability of the facility to other community groups and community members.
Zone 8 update - May 2018
May 3, 2018
The Zone 8 project included refurbishing the Scout hall with mostly external works to improve functionality and the appearance of the building. These works are now complete.
The Carlisle Scout Group lease fixed term for this site ended some time ago and the Scouts continue to hold the lease on a monthly basis.
The Lathlain Precinct has changed significantly in recent years due to the Lathlain Precinct Redevelopment Project. The Town is working together with the Scouts to identify what their current and future needs are.
We are exploring options for meeting the Scouts needs and requirements, as well as that of the wider community, so we can utilise the site to its greatest potential.
There is no set timeline for achieving this, and there will be no change to the existing lease arrangement until we find a solution which is the best possible outcome for the local community, Town ratepayers and the Scouts.
Stage one of Scouts Building complete
July 14, 2017
The Town and Scouts are pleased to announce that stage one of Zone 8 is complete and has included:
asphalt removed and replaced with turf
new pedestrian footpaths
a paved rear driveway
chain mesh fence replaced with Oxley fencing, new pedestrian gates and vehicle access gate
the fence between the Community Building and the Scouts Hall replaced with Oxley fencing to ensure a seamless transition between the properties
minor refurbishments to the front of the existing Scouts Hall including rendering, mural and canopy works
soft landscaping along the easement between Community Building and Scouts Hall.