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Development Progress

It’s now been one year since major building works commenced on the new Harbord Diggers site and we are proud to report that we are still on track with all major development milestones as we work to launch a new, state of the art club for all to enjoy.

Once complete, Stage 1 building works will see the construction of the new club building featuring member areas and a cafe, as well as three restaurants, Explore & Develop Freshwater childcare and four of the six Watermark Freshwater resident buildings.

Here’s an overview of major events and milestones over the past year:

  • April 2016 – Reputable Sydney-based construction company Ganellen commences major building works on the site of the new Harbord Diggers with excavation work on the multi-storey carpark

  • April 2016 – Harbord Diggers opens its temporary club venue to the public, giving members and guests a taste of things to come with rooftop restaurant Gio, Dig Inn Café and Bar, the Diggers Local Providores and the Diggers Diner

  • August 2016 – Explore & Develop Freshwater, Harbord Diggers future childcare facility, opens registrations of interest to families on the Northern Beaches and receives an overwhelming response of families to join the wait list

  • October 2016 –The demolition phase of the old Harbord Diggers building is complete and foundation work commences

  • November 2016 – After a comprehensive tendering process, award-winning firm Paul Kelly Design is announced as the interior architect of the new club development

  • December 2016 – Excavators reach the lowest point of the new development

  • February 2017 – Construction is well underway, with two levels of the club car parking and construction of the club level

  • April 2017 – Building formation continues, with the concrete pouring of of Building A, B and F of the residences’ upper ground levels now complete residences’ upper ground levels now complete

To get a better idea of just how far we’ve come in 12 short months, we invite you to check out our amazing time-lapse video, which shows the significant progress made by our hard-working construction crew.

View the New Harbord Diggers Time Lapse Video


Over the coming months, onlookers will see more exciting changes taking place – we can’t wait to keep you updated throughout the year as we work toward the completion of Stage 1 building works.

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