WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 2,
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Firm’s MoveTo Beaumaris
|A model town for 10,000 people,|
shops, hospital, theatre and school, is to be
established at Beaumaris
under the biggest housing and industrial project yet
|The scheme – to cost £1,500,000 – has been|
by the Dunlop-Perdriau Rubber Co. Ltd., which will leave
at Montague, Port Melbourne, for the new seaside site.
factory, new plant, and the transfer of what will be
retained from the
old works, will cost roughly £500,000.
Today the Dunlop company issued a statement to its
The scheme requires 450 to 500 acres of land. It is
Acquisition of so many separate holdings on behalf of
Previous big land transactions have been in the reverse
|A small tongue of|
Beach Road, about 500 yards north of Rickett’s
The area consists almost entirely of vacant land with tea-tree
And Play” Ideal
Railways extended the Black Rock tram about three
miles through this
and beyond some years ago. The line was abandoned in
recently an Act was passed empowering the Railways
to uproot the rails.
This was actually begun this week.
Sea transportation is likely to be embraced in the
| Probably goods will be carried by|
jetty near Black Rock.
|The site lends itself to|
and the contour of the country will be carefully
considered in the
The scheme will provide for a type of house suitable to
for the planting of trees.
Recreation facilities and sports grounds will be a
In addition to the beaches, which will be a natural
Essential services, which will be carried to the area
AND CRECHE IN MODEL CITY
|Buses will run to|
Cheltenham railway stations.
In the shopping centre, provision will be made for
Provision will be made for churches, doctors, dentists,
A technical school is contemplated. Not only will this
A creche will be established to take care of children
One ideal, which the sponsors of the scheme would like
Another project, which the engineers are likely to go
It will probably be a city without fences.
Most of the residential streets will be cul-de-saces
|Provided agreement is received from the|
yet to make their land available, a start will be made
with the ground
formation of the town within about two months. Building
six months later.
The Dunlop factory first began at Montague nearly 40
Executives of the company believe that the town will
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