The former Mitsubishi Motors assembly plant at Tonsley is in the process of being completely redeveloped as an integrated employment, education and residential precinct by Renewal SA. This is a unique development in the City of Marion and we are looking for ways to encourage the business and local community to activate this space. Weekly walking tours of the Tonsley Innovation District have now resumed. Meet your guide for a walking tour of Tonsley and its mixed use precinct design, supporting businesses wanting to innovate, grow, go global and move up the value chain. Tonsley has been designed to unite progressive individuals, businesses and researchers looking to collaborate, test, build and grow in a flexible and supportive environment.
PM - Mitsubishi Adelaide closes doors after 45 yrs
The Mitsubishi plant at Tonsley Park site had been closed in Adelaide. Determining how to reuse the site and how to redevelop the economic became important problems. The history and existing conditions of the site were introduced. The advantages and disadvantages of this site were analyzed to redevelop the district and reuse the old industrial buildings. The Adelaide government planned to change it into a renewable energy hub.
Redevelopment of the Mitsubishi Plant at Tonsley Park Site in Adelaide
The company was established in and began vehicle manufacturing in that year, having taken over the facilities of Chrysler Australia. Australian production ceased in and since that time the company has been exclusively a vehicle importer. Construction of the vehicle assembly plant at Tonsley Park was commenced by the then owners, Chrysler Australia , in , and the assembly plant was opened in October After the acquisition by parent company Chrysler of a 15 percent interest in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in , Chrysler Australia began building Mitsubishi-designed Chrysler-branded vehicles, namely the Chrysler Valiant Galant later Chrysler Galant , based on the — Mitsubishi Galant and the Chrysler Sigma , a variant of the — Mitsubishi Galant. On 30 April , the two Japanese companies assumed
About 1, workers will lose their jobs, with the company pledging to pay out all their redundancy and leave entitlements. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has called for Japanese automotive giant Mitsubishi to act responsibly as it closes its Adelaide plant. Mr Camillo said a meeting of shop stewards would be held at the plant on Monday to clarify any outstanding issues over redundancy provisions. He said one matter of concern was the urgency in closing the plant. Mr Camillo said unions were also concerned about the knock-on effect of today's decision, with every job at Mitsubishi supporting an estimated seven jobs in the component and services sectors.