Sunday, August 18, 2013

Community views sought over future of brickworks

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The future use of the former Metford quarry and brickworks will be open to community comment this weekend.
Brick and clay pits once played a significant role in Maitland’s economy and the Metford pit was the last to be decommissioned in the area.
The 1930s infrastructure will be removed from the site in two stages and a consultant is preparing a heritage interpretation plan for the old brick press.
The heritage report will be available for public feedback.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Aug. 9, 2013.