Official opening for Templeton Community Centre
14 February 2003
The new Templeton Community Centre, 64 Kirk Rd will be officially
opened by Deputy Mayor Lesley Keast tomorrow, Saturday 15 February.
All media are invited to attend this official function, starting
The new $850,000 building includes space for a competition size
basketball court, a volleyball court and three badminton courts.
A stage, supper room and well equipped kitchen are also part of
While the building has been primarily funded by the Christchurch
City Council, the Templeton Residents Association has contributed
$370,000 plus the cost of the kitchen appliances.
The Centre has been built by Ahead Buildings and features a barrel
roof with exposed timber portals. Landscaping around the outside
of the building will start in May
Martin Maguire, Christchurch City Council Sockburn community advocate,
Ph 941 6501.
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