Liverpool Council's new Carnes Hill library and recreation centre is almost complete | Pictures, Video

Construction has almost completed on Liverpool Council’s $40 million sports centre, library and community centre at Carnes Hill.

Running six-weeks ahead of schedule, the project is expected to be completed in a matter of months.

Liverpool mayor Ned Mannoun said he was pleased with the site’s progress and was looking forward it’s grand opening in August.

About 100 tradies have been working daily on the site.

Construction began on April last year and is due to complete by July.

Mr Mannoun said a dedicated team of council staff have worked closely with sub-contractors to keep the development on track, on budget, and at this stage – ahead of time.

He said some of the highlights of the development include a skate park, picnic area, outdoor gym and walking and cycling tracks.

The multi-storey library itself features under-floor air-conditioning, multiple conference rooms and the indoor sports centre has change rooms, a gym, cafe and will fit two full-sized basketball courts.

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