[PRO] Playford Ice Arena

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[PRO] Re: Playford Ice Arena

#16 Post by SBD » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:19 pm

pushbutton wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:02 pm
What about the Noarlunga ice rink?
I can find this, along with a dead URL and a Facebook page last updated in 2014.
The Advertiser, July 5, 2016 wrote: After 15 years, ice-skating rink in Adelaide’s south closes its doors ahead of school holidays

THE south’s only ice skating centre has closed, forcing skaters to travel 30km to Thebarton to access a rink.

The Noarlunga Ice Skating Rink on David Witton Drive shut its doors for the final time on June 30, when its lease ran out.

Centre manager Van Schafer said the owners had decided to not renew the lease because running the rink had become too costly.

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[PRO] Re: Playford Ice Arena

#17 Post by pushbutton » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:51 pm

I didn't realise it had closed.

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#18 Post by [Shuz] » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:53 am

I didn't even know there was one in the South.
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#19 Post by Allkai » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:56 pm

Went there once, it was truly awful.

It was tiny, had square corners, and a brick wall hard up against one side.

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#20 Post by HiTouch » Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:21 pm

This has been shelved. Good riddance. I like my Elizabeth like I like my women. Hot, dry and barren.
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If the parklands are so important why dont they put it to a vote state wide? Or are they afraid the majority will back this hotel..

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#21 Post by Brucetiki » Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:24 pm

This decision is catastrophic for ice sports in SA. The Ice Arena will close next year, and SA will be left with no ice rinks in the state.

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#22 Post by how good is he » Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:15 pm

So the council has withdrawn but what about the other investors, couldn’t they proceed?
Maybe they could build one for half the cost proposed ie $17.5m vs $35m?

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