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Yarra’s Edge activation

30 Jun 2016

Places Victoria is investigating temporary community recreation uses at an empty site at the end of Yarra’s Edge.

Removal of the ageing wharf and part of the old shed at the Bolte Bridge end of the precinct started last month, leaving the site available for renewal.

Places Victoria general manager Simon Wilson said the removal works would take around four months while planning for the future temporary use of the space occurs.

“In consultation with the City of Melbourne, the Docklands community and other relevant stakeholders, we are investigating temporary recreation uses in the space that have the opportunity to contribute to the precinct while longer term uses are determined,” Mr Wilson said.

“Four and a half shed bays will be retained to maintain a connection to the area’s industrial past and will be incorporated into the future use of the space.”

The sheds date from the mid-1950s and were built for the Melbourne Harbour Trust Commissioner.

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