City Projects

City Projects involves the planning, design and implementation of public infrastructure such as Town Centres, open space, community buildings and public domain features in accordance with the Bayside City Plan. These are the current major projects being undertaken:

Swinbourne Street Neighbourhood Centre Public Domain Improvements and Replacement of Retaining Wall at Swinbourne Street, Botany

Council on 8 April 2020 approved the tender for Swinbourne Street neighbourhood centre public domain improvements and replacement of the retaining wall at Swinbourne Street, Botany.

Bayside Council is undertaking improvements to the public domain areas in the Swinbourne neighbourhood centre between Victoria Street, Queen Street and Trevelyan Street and is replacing the dilapidated retaining wall at the intersection of Swinbourne Street and Trevelyan Street. The project addresses safety concerns with the retaining wall, enhances the appearance of the town centre and improves pedestrian safety and amenity.

Mack Civil Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the Swinbourne Street neighbourhood centre public domain improvements and replacement of the retaining wall at Swinbourne Street, Botany. Construction commences in April 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by August 2020, weather permitting. Access to businesses will be maintained.

The scope of works includes the following:

  • Construction of a pedestrian crossing and speed threshold;
  • Improved street lighting at the new pedestrian crossing;
  • New high quality paving treatments and footpaths and pedestrian refuges in the side streets;
  • Construction of a new bus zone and bus shelter;
  • Landscaping works, street trees and street furniture;
  • Stormwater works;
  • Construction of a two-tiered concrete retaining wall; and
  • The installation of guardrails and landscaping to the retaining wall.

 

Concept Plan

Concept Plan

 

Retaining Wall - Artist's Impression

Retaining Wall - Artist's Impression

 

Artist's Impression

Artist's Impression - Swinbourne Street

 

Artist's impression 2

Artist's Impression - Swinbourne Street

 

Brighton Baths Building Remediation

Council on 8 April 2020 approved the tender for the remediation of the Brighton Baths Building.

Mainserve Australia Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the remediation of the Brighton Baths Building. Construction commences in April 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by August 2020, weather permitting.

The building is in a prominent location and the project will improve access into the building, ensure the building is compliant with current Australian Standards and provide aesthetic upgrades and maintenance.

The scope of works includes but are not limited to the following:

  • Structural remediation works to the building;
  • Repairs to the marine rescue and athletics club;
  • Painting and repairing the walls of the entire building;
  • Waterproofing and installation of new pavers to the two terraces;
  • New tactile indicators and stair treads;
  • Installation of new balustrading to the two terraces to ensure compliance;
  • Refurbishment of 5 internal platform lifts to improve access into restaurants and cafes; and
  • General building maintenance and repairs.

Aerial View

Aerial View

East Elevation View

Current condition 1

Current Condition 2

Current Condition

Grace Campbell Reserve, Hillsdale - Park Upgrade - Proudly Supported by Orica

Bayside Council is upgrading the park and playground facilities at Grace Campbell Reserve, Hillsdale.

Construction commenced in March 2020 and is anticipated to be completed in Winter 2020, weather permitting.

The scope of works includes but is not limited to the following:

  • New play equipment;
  • Park furniture;
  • Improved accessibility;
  • Landscaping;
  • Seating; and
  • Shade sails.

Artists Impression

Artists Impression

Selected Equipment

Selected Equipment

Cahill Park Café & Amenities

Council on 11 December 2019 approved the tender for the construction of the Cahill Park Cafe and Amenities to be awarded to Hibernian Contracting Pty Ltd.

Construction commences in February 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by September 2020, weather permitting.

The scope of works includes but is not limited to the following:

  • New public amenities, including:
    • 4 unisex toilets and 2 ambulant toilets;
    • Accessible toilet;
    • Family toilet including child size toilet pan;
    • baby change table; and
    • external hand wash.
  • A cafe/restaurant building to be fitted out by a future tenant; and
  • Outdoor seating area for cafe.

Photomontage – view from park

Photomontage - view from park

Cafe and Amenities - Floor Plan

 

Cahill Cafe & Amenities - Floor Plan

Site Map

Site Map

Botany Town Hall Remediation

Council on 11 December 2019 approved the tender for the remediation of the Botany Town Hall to be awarded to RELD Group Pty Ltd.

Construction commences in January 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by April 2020, weather permitting.

The Botany Town Hall requires significant renewal in order to return it to use for the community.

Bayside Council is undertaking a full replacement of the roof and upgrading the gutter system to provide adequate stormwater capacity. The dilapidated 1966 extension will be demolished, creating a courtyard space and exposing the heritage facade of the Town Hall.

Council will also be improving accessibility of the building, including the construction of a new lift, external and internal ramps and accessible amenities to comply with regulatory requirements. This will allow the building to serve the broader community.

Botany Site Map

Site Map

Edward Street Elevation - New External Ramp

Botany Town Hall - Floor Plan

Botany Town Hall - Floor Plan

Wolli Creek Traffic Improvements and Stormwater Upgrades

Council on 11 December 2019 approved the tender for the Wolli Creek Public Domain road and stormwater upgrades to be awarded to Sydney Civil Pty Ltd.

Construction commences in January 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by January 2021, weather permitting.

The scope of works includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Drainage works to remove surface water off the road;
  • Widening the road;
  • Introduction of a one-way circuit;
  • Pedestrian crossings;
  • Bicycle lanes; and
  • Beautification and landscaping.

Sydney Civil has a dedicated project page where you can learn more about the work they are doing, register for project updates, and submit questions or feedback about the work.

Site Map

Site Map

One-Way Circuit Design

One-Way Circuit Design

Hensley Reserve Athletic Track

Council on 11 December 2019 approved the tender for the renewal of the Hensley Reserve Athletic Track to be awarded to Turf One Pty Ltd.

Construction commences in February 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by March 2020, weather permitting.

The scope of works includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Removal of the existing running track;
  • Reinstatement of an IAAF certified sandwich panel running track; and
  • Other minor improvements to ensure IAAF compliance.

Site Map

Site Map

Syd Frost Memorial Hall

Council on 11 September 2019 approved the tender for the construction of a new amenities building and the refurbishment of Syd Frost Memorial Hall.

Matrix Group Co Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the construction of the new amenities building and refurbishment works of the existing hall. Construction commences in October 2019 and is anticipated to be completed by April 2020, weather permitting.

The scope of works include but are not limited to the following:

Refurbish existing hall:

  • New internal male and female toilets;
  • New internal accessible toilet and shower;

  • New internal showers and change room;
  • Storage rooms;
  • New kitchen with servery; and
  • General upgrade to the hall including external painting.

New amenities:

  • 2 unisex toilets and 1 ambulant toilet;
  • 1 accessible toilet with baby change;

  • External hand wash and bubbler; and
  • Storage room.

Other information:

  • Temporary 'port-a-loos' are provided in lieu of closed public toilets;
  • The construction site will be fenced and adequately sign-posted, we thank out community to observe the signage instructions for everyone's safety and enjoyment of the park; and

  • The fields/remaining open space is open for organised sport training and general public use.
SITE PLAN

 

FLOOR PLAN

 

Photomontage - view from playground

 

Cahill Park Seawall (Stage 2)

Council on 11 September 2019 approved the tender for the upgrade of the Cahill Park Seawall (Stage 2).

Land and Marine Ocean Engineering Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the remaining upgrade works of the Cahill Park Seawall. Construction commences in October 2019 and is anticipated to be completed by February 2020, weather permitting.

The project provides improved facilities for the community. The scope of works include but are not limited to the following:

  • Repair of dilapidated seawall and renewal of failed sections;
  • Construction of a new terraced seawall designed to encourage foreshore ecosystem
  • Introduction of a new viewing platform with a grassed picnic area;
  • New paved seating area with bike racks;
  • Stormwater drainage;
  • Tree planting;
  • New native garden beds; and
  • Completion of the pedestrian pathway circuit connecting the foreshore to Rockwell Avenue.

Other information:

  • The construction site will be fenced and adequately sign-posted, we thank our community to observe the signage instructions for everyone's safety and enjoyment of the park; and
  • The fields/remaining open space is open for organised sport training and general public use.
SITE PLAN

 

ARTIST IMPRESSION

 

SEAWALL WITH VIEWING PLATFORM

 

Ador Reserve Sporting Amenities

Council on 11 September 2019 approved the tender for the construction of a new sporting amenities building at Ador Reserve.

Kellyville Building Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the construction of the new amenities building and associated refurbishment works. Construction commences in early October 2019 and is anticipated to be completed by May 2020, weather permitting.

The scope of works include but are not limited to the following:

  • 5 unisex toilets and 1 ambulant toilet;
  • 1 accessible toilet with baby change facilities;
  • External hand wash, bubbler and water fill station;
  • 2 change rooms with showers and toilets;
  • 1 referee room;
  • 1 sports club meeting room;
  • 1 medical room;
  • 1 canteen;
  • 1 operational storage room;
  • 1 sports club storage room; and
  • Water tank (for toilet flushing).

Other information:

  • Temporary 'port-a-loos' will be provided in lieu of closed public toilets;
  • The synthetic field/remaining open space is open for organised sport training and general public use;
  • A shipping container will be provided for use by the St George Soccer Association during the works; and
  • The construction site will be fenced and adequately sign-posted, we thank our community to observe the signage instructions for everyone's safety and enjoyment of the park.
SITE PLAN

 

FLOOR PLAN

 

PHOTOMONTAGE

 

Bonar Street Stormwater Drainage Upgrade Works

Council is undertaking an upgrade of the road and stormwater drainage at the southern end of Bonar Street and the south-western end of Bidjigal Road.

SD Group Civil and Infrastructure Services has been appointed by Council for the upgrade of the road and stormwater drainage. Construction commences in November and will be completed by February 2020.

The project aims to provide an improved drainage system for the community. The scope of works include but are not limited to the following:

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  • Two 2.7m wide culverts side by side; and
  • Sewer diversion works along Bidjigal Road West and in private property at 13-15 Wollongong Road, Arncliffe.

Other information:

  • The construction site will be fenced and adequately sign-posted, we thank our community to observe the signage instructions for everyone's safety.

SITE PLAN

 

Arncliffe Park Drainage and Synthetic Field

On the 14th  August 2019 Council approved the tender for the construction of the Arncliffe Park Drainage and Synthetic Field.

Bayside Council is replacing the existing soccer field with a new all-weather synthetic playing surface. The existing picket fence will be relocated to suit the revised layout.

The project includes new and improved stormwater drainage, relocation of the sewer mains and flood mitigation works. New footpaths will be constructed around the perimeter of the fence.

The scope of works include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ambulance access;
  • Widened concrete spectator area;
  • 1.2m high white picket fence;
  • 3m high black chainwire fence centred to goal box;
  • 4m wide emergency vehicle gate;
  • 1.2m wide pedestrian access;
  • Proposed turf perimeter swale;
  • Existing heritage path to retained and protected;
  • Piped overland flow beneath field; and
  • Synthetic turf playing surface with white line marking for standard field and black line marking for mini fields.

Polytan Asia Pacific Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the construction of this project. The works will start in September and are expected to be completed in April 2020, weather permitting.

Arncliffe Park Synthetic Field Landscape Concept Design

 

3D Model of Synthetic Field

 

Synthetic Field Typical Section

Project update:

  • The contractor has commenced on site and the works are due to be completed in April 2020

Mutch Park Toilets

Bayside Council is undertaking an upgrade of the Mutch Park Squash Court amenities.

The project aims to provide improved facilities for the community and will include:

  • Public amenities for the Skate Park, including male and female amenities; and
  • An upgrade of the Squash Court amenities, including new toilets.

Floor Plan

Rockdale Park

Rockdale Park new amenities building, playground, water gardens, pathways, park furniture and landscaping.

Council approved the Masterplan for Rockdale Park in December 2018. Community consultation was undertaken in March 2019 and the tender for construction was awarded by Council in August 2019.

Scape Constructions has been appointed by Council for the construction of this project. Construction will commence in September 2019 and is expected to be completed in April 2020.

Council will be undertaking a number of improvements at Rockdale Park. The project provides improved facilities for the community and includes:

  • Circulation paths providing better connections and accessibility throughout the park and improved access points on road frontages;
  • A new and relocated public amenities building that includes accessible and family friendly facilities;
  • A new water feature consisting of shallow reflection ponds and water gardens, running water, sitting edges and a bridge crossing;
  • A new playground relocated more centrally within the park and close to the amenities which caters to all age groups and includes nature play and inclusive play elements for children of all abilities; and
  • New park furniture including seats, picnic settings, bike racks, drinking fountains, signage and a BBQ.

Access to the park area will be restricted with temporary fencing, however the existing playground and amenities will remain open for the duration of the construction period. For your safety please stay clear of all construction and observe all signage in place during construction.

For further information please contact the City Projects Unit at Bayside Council:

Phone: (02) 9562 1532
Email: city.projects@bayside.nsw.gov.au
Post: PO Box 21, Rockdale NSW 2216

Other information:

Project update:

  • Construction commenced on 2nd September and it expected to be completed in April  2020
  • Scape Constructions has been appointed by Council to undertake the construction works
  • The majority of the park has been fenced, however the existing playground and amenities are open. The park is currently unavailable for bookings
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Major Projects
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