Chelsea park may be scapped

AT RISK: Neil Darroch is worried the opportunity for a public park at the picturesque Chelsea Estate will slip away. Court action could kill plans for a $20 million public park near the Chelsea Sugar Refinery. The Auckland Regional Council and New Zealand Historic Places Trust are appealing a district plan change allowing development at […]

Sweet news for Chelsea park

A 37-hectare public park has been given the green light at Chelsea Refinery in Birkenhead. Chelsea Sugar has agreed to sell the land around its iconic pink painted refinery buildings for $20 million, more than two years after proposing the deal. Only a final seal of approval from the Environment Court is needed for the […]