Scarborough Square opens, fences continue to come down as development nears completion


Pictures: Martin Kennealey d480520
Pictures: Martin Kennealey d480520

FENCES continue to come down at Scarborough foreshore as the two-year redevelopment project nears completion.

Scarborough Square has opened on The Esplanade, providing a plaza with shade and seating.

The area surrounding the iconic clocktower is also open to pedestrians and represents a focal point of the redevelopment.

The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority’s master plan describes Scarborough Square as creating a “village atmosphere” with a mix of beachfront cafes, restaurants, bars and shops protected from prevailing south-westerly winds.

It has space for markets, food trucks and events, and aims to provide a “retreat from the beach”.

Construction is winding up on the playground and Snake Pit area with skate park, which are expected to open soon.

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