Barry Beckett Children’s Centre - Refurbishment project

Project overviewBarry Beckett CC construction June 2016

The Barry Beckett Children's Centre is a 44 place centre located at 12 Connelly Avenue, Coburg. 

A Department of Education Grant for $300,000 assisted Council to upgrade the facility to accommodate 88 places, doubling the centre's capacity.

The works included:

  • 2 new kindergarten rooms
  • Refurbishment of existing kindergarten rooms
  • New sensory room and office
  • Landscaping
  • Kitchen upgrade
  • New fully accessible toilets
  • Refurbished staff room
  • Improved entry and building facade
  • Additional storage

Budget and timeline

  • Construction budget: $1,667,690
  • Construction period: February 2016 - early 2017

Major stages of the project

  • Contract - awarded
  • Permits and approvals - obtained
  • Construction - Mascon Constructions Pty Ltd have been engaged to undertake the project


If you have an enquiry or would like further information about this project, please contact Council.