St Kilda Fire Station may be getting a revamp.
A registration of interest for a tender relating to
construction work on the station is logged with the online
Government Electronic Tenders Service, although any potential
work is ''subject to cost and finance availability'', New
Zealand Fire Service region 5 property manager Stephen Hill
The station was built in 1965 and ''it's time to refresh the
place'', Mr Hill told the Otago Daily Times yesterday.
Any work would include installing a sprinkler system, some
strengthening work, a small extension to the lounge and the
addition of a decontamination room, he said.
There would be little change to the exterior of the building.
The decontamination room would ''use an existing area''
within the building.
Staff were consulted and had participated in designing the
proposed changes, he said.
No cost was assigned to the project yet, although those
details ''will become clearer'' once the tender closed on
Similar work was planned for the Omarama and Alexandra fire
stations, he said.
Options for Dunedin City Station were also being explored, he
Tenders for work on the station were called for in 2009,
however, since then progress had stalled.
The Fire Service was ''weighing up a number of options as to
the direction we are going to take with the Dunedin City