NEW ESTATE OPENED Grantham QLD
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More than 130 houses were damaged in the valley community of 360 residents and 10 lives were lost.
Grantham has struggled to get back on its feet and there were fears it could be abandoned when some residents were unable or unwilling to rebuild.
LAND IS NOW SELLING IN NEW DEVELOPMENT BLOCKS
Could be a time to buy and build ?????
The connection of the fibre optic network to 150 residents moving to higher ground, will be a bonus for the community.
Grantham Development Scheme.
Reconstructing Queensland - The New Grantham
Following the devastating events of January 2011 in the town of Grantham, PLACE Design Group were asked by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority to assist in the preparation of a development scheme for the first designated reconstruction area under the new Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s powers.
The Queensland Reconstruction Authority together with the Lockyer Valley Regional Council worked in consultation to develop a plan which provides for a prosperous future for Grantham and the Lockyer Valley residents. The Development Scheme for the Grantham Reconstruction Area outlines the blueprint for the reconstruction of Grantham and the vision for the new estate which will enable some flood affected Lockyer Valley residents to be in homes in the new Grantham estate by Christmas 2011.
Under an accelerated design and development process, PLACE Design Group were pleased to be able to assist in the preparation of the development scheme, land use plan and infrastructure plan for the declared reconstruction area. Our ecologists undertook environmental sensitivity and land use planning analysis for a number of threatened species known or expected to use parts of the relictual natural habitats within the reconstruction area.
PLACE Design Group also prepared a number of perspective images and 3D animations to provide residents with a realistic vision of the new estate in context with the existing township and surrounding areas.
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