The Co-Op Gerringong

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Building the future of a local treasure. The Co-Op Gerringong is an industrial building combining its history with a modern twist, this multipurpose venue will be a landmark wedding, event, live music and community space. Steeped in Dairy history, The NSW South Coast’s newest venue will breathe a new lease of life from March 2024!

In February 1888 the Gerringong Co-Operative Dairy Society was formed and until it closed its doors a few years ago it was the oldest continually-operating dairy co-operative in Australia. The Co-operative began operations in a timber building erected by J B Taylor on the site of the present Mayflower Retirement Village. Directors were Messrs. G J Hindmarsh, Miller, Lee, Bailey, Jordan, Maynes, Wilson, Rutledge and Sharpe.

In June 1908 the Co-op was transferred to a brick building near the local railway station. With the extension of the line from Kiama to Bomaderry in 1893, it was now possible for the co-op to have its rail siding. A produce store was added in 1935, with hardware, building supplies and other merchandising outlets appearing in the 1970s, with a further extension in 1982. Source: Kiama Library

Facilities

Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Bar Carpark Entertainment Family Friendly Lawn / Gardens Live Music Pet Friendly Suitable for Functions

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Cuisine Types

Bar Barbecue Beer Beverage Buffet Cheese / Charcuterie / Platters Cider Cocktails Coffee Dessert Modern Australian Pizza or Wood fired Pizza Seasonal Local Produce Share Plates Wine Woodfired Cooking

Licensing

Fully licensed, No BYO

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access

Membership

New South Wales Business Chamber

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