VC Management News

Mar 20

14 Vincent Street - Official Opening Day

Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

14 Vincent Street, Cessnock, was featured in an article by the Cessnock Advertiser celebrating the new childcare centre's official opening day.

Cessnock Kids Preschool and Early Learning Centre holds official opening.

"Cessnock’s newest preschool – Cessnock Kids Preschool and Early Learning Centre – was officially opened on Saturday.
Located in the historic former Soldiers Memorial Hall in Vincent Street, the centre opened in November and is already almost at half-capacity.
Centre director Kellie Stapleford said the open day on Saturday was a huge success, with about 200 people through the doors.
Activities included a petting zoo, jumping castle, disco, face painting, a sausage sizzle, a visit from the fire engine and tours of the centre provided by the staff.
Cessnock mayor Bob Pynsent conducted the official opening, cutting the ribbon alongside members of the Adney family, who own the centre."

You can read the full article here.

Nov 28

14 Vincent Street, Cessnock - In The News

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

An article 'New life for historic building' has been published in the Cessnock Advertiser regarding the conversion of the old (and currently unused) Soldiers Memorial Hall into a state-of-the-art childcare centre.

Cessnock Kids Preschool and Early Learning Centre opens in former Soldiers Memorial Hall

"The former Soldiers Memorial Hall in Vincent Street has been given a new purpose.
Cessnock Kids Preschool and Early Learning Centre opened in the hall on November 20 after months of tireless work to restore the heritage-listed building.
The building was originally an RSL memorial hall, erected in 1922 on Crown Land made available by the State Government."

"After almost two years of planning, the family-owned and operated preschool and early learning centre is now up and running.
Approved provider Erin Adney said the building perfectly suited their needs, with its large rooms, car park and outdoor area.
Her daughter, centre director Melissa Adney said a lot of care has been taken to respect the heritage of the building, retaining the facade, using prescribed colour schemes and making a feature of the exposed beams on the top floor.

You can read the full article here.

Apr 08

Cessnock Central opening article

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2016

The Cessnock Central centre opened its doors last month with four of our tenants already trading, and the event appeared in the Cessnock Advertiser's article Movement at the station… the old ambulance station, that is (click to view full article online).

"Business is booming at the former Cessnock ambulance station – now known as Cessnock Central...
The site was home to the ambulance station for 50 years and has been extensively revamped to accommodate the retail commercial centre.
Cessnock Chamber of Commerce president Geoff Walker said it was refreshing to see new business in that part of the central business district. “It has lit up the area completely, adding a bit of vitality to that end of town,” he said."

Jul 06

Wirra Willa Pavillion featured in Dezeen publication

Posted on Monday, July 06, 2015

Dezeen, a UK based design magazine and online publication, have featured the Wirra Willa Pavillion in their article “Glass and steel pavilion by Matthew Woodward cantilevers over a natural dam”.

The article discusses the innovative floorplan design and features, as well as outlining the judicious materials chosen to reflect and complement the rural landscape setting.

You can view the article here.

Jul 10

Cessnock Central appears in ABC article

Posted on Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Cessnock Central development has appeared in the ABC's article Former Cessnock ambulance station to be reused for retail space (click to view full article online).

"Cessnock's 50-year-old former ambulance station is set to be revamped into a boutique retail and commercial office space.
The two-storey art deco building was purchased by VC Management a year ago, and council has approved plans for it to be redeveloped into a small CBD shopping centre, called 'Cessnock Central'."

Mar 30

Wirra Willa Pavillion featured in Habitus Magazine

Posted on Sunday, March 30, 2014

The Wirra Willa Pavillion featured in the Habitus #23 magazine article “Arcadian Simplicity” in a Q & A with architect Matthew Woodward.

In the article Matthew discussed elements of the design and construction process, including inspiration for the creation and some of the challenges the build faced and how they were overcome to achieve what was a very successful first project.


Jul 23

Cessnock Central in the News

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Cessnock Central appeared in the Advertiser’s article ‘CBD Development given the green light’. It paints a picture of what the site will come to be, as well as outlining what it will bring to the Cessnock Business District and what is involved in the next stages of development


Mar 24

Boomerang Cove – rezoned

Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013

Boomerang Cove has recently been rezoned to provide for the 40 north facing waterfront apartments to be converted from tourist use to full residential zoning.