The big reveal

January 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News, Roads and Assets

Artist impression of the stage at Bowral Memorial Hall

A breath of fresh air for cultural experiences in the Southern Highlands is now just weeks away.   Get ready for the big reveal of our extensive redevelopment of Bowral Memorial Hall in late February, presenting the community with a beautiful, purpose-designed venue for local and touring music performances, with café, exhibition and functions facilities, and...

Council secures additional State funding for Bowral Memorial Hall

December 5, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Bowral Memorial Hall is set to be returned to its former glory following the allocation of additional refurbishment funding by the NSW Government. Council’s Administrator Viv May said the funding would ensure the interior fit-out complemented the external and structural improvements currently taking place on the building originally constructed in 1884. “Council has already undertaken...

Bowral Memorial Hall to retain name

September 21, 2022Posted in: Community, Listening

Bowral Memorial Hall will retain its long-standing name following this evening’s endorsement by Council. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 21 September 2022 found that 88 per cent of survey respondents did not support the renaming of the historic building. Council’s Administrator Viv May PSM said the community feedback was decisive. “Residents have...

Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment update

August 17, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Hazardous materials unearthed during the renovation of Bowral Memorial Hall have required Wingecarribee Shire Council to allocate an additional $850,000 towards the restoration of the historic Bowral building. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 17 August 2022 detailed impacts necessitating an extension to the project’s original delivery deadline and budget. The discovery of...

Green light for Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment

May 26, 2021Posted in: Community

Bowral Memorial Hall will be restored to its former glory following a decision by Council’s Interim Administrator to proceed with the building’s refurbishment. Mr Viv May endorsed the stage design modifications to further enhance unamplified musical performances at an Extraordinary Meeting held on Thursday 20 May 2021. The go-ahead for the refurbishments follows further consultation...