Major Projects

Major 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:

Mutch Park Skate Park

Council has approved a Development Application for a Skate Park at Mutch Park, Pagewood, off Wentworth Avenue.

Convic Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the construction of the Skate Park.

Construction will commence in February 2019 and is expected to be completed by December 2019, weather permitting.

Much Park Skate park

The Skate Park will provide improved recreational facilities for the community and includes:

  • Construction of a plaza style concrete skate park including elements such as flatbanks, ledges, stairs & hubba, quarterpipe and waterfall
  • Associated park furniture such as seating, a drinking fountain and shade shelter
  • Landscaping and tree planting
  • Improved access road off Wentworth Avenue to the car parking areas
  • Lighting to assist passive surveillance (not for night use of the skate park)

Other Information

Access to the park from Wentworth Avenue will be restricted to ensure public safety during construction.
There will be no vehicular access permitted to Mutch Park from Wentworth Avenue during construction. Limited access will be available for the squash court users. Public parking is available at the Heffron Road car park.

Access to the park outside the fenced construction zone will be maintained. Residents are reminded not to enter any fenced construction zones.

More information: Community Construction Board

Rowland Park

Rowland Park Amenities, Playground and Park Improvements

Council has approved a Masterplan detailing various improvements to Rowland Park at Daceyville. Community consultation was undertaken in May 2018.

Rowland Park Site Plan

Principal Contractor: Hibernian Contracting

Construction will commence in February 2019 and is expected to be completed by June, weather permitting.

The improvements to the park provide improved recreational facilities for the community and include:

  • Construction of a new playground including shade sails, nature play elements, sand pit, furniture, a BBQ and picnic facilities, paths, fencing and landscaping;
  • Construction of a new amenities building including public toilets and change rooms;
  • An outdoor ping pong table near the playground; and
  • A basketball practice area (near the PCYC).

Rowland Park outside view render

Rowland Park floorplan

Rowland Park Artist View

 

Other information:

  • Access to areas of the park will be restricted
  • Residents are not to enter any fenced construction zones
  • A temporary pathway diversion will be in place while the playground is under construction
  • Temporary toilet facilities will be provided near the cricket nets
  • Access to the playing fields and perimeter pathway will be maintained
  • Community construction board

Cahill Park

Cahill Park Masterplan Implementation and Seawall Rehibilitation Works Commencement of Construction Works.

Council approved a Masterplan for Cahill Park at Wolli Creek, including seawall rehabilitation works. Community consultation was undertaken followed by approval of the initial Masterplan by Council.

cahill park

Principal Contractor: Antoun Civil Engineering (Aust)

Construction Commencement and Scheduled Completion: 27 August 2018 and is expected to be completed this summer, weather permitting.

The Works: The improvements to the park aim to provide improved recreational facilities for the community and beautification of the parklands and waterfront adjoining the Cooks River. The improvements will include:

  • Upgrade of existing pathways and construction of new pathways; 
  • New lighting along the primary shared pathway and at important park entries;
  • A fenced dog off-leash area at 2-6 Levey Street, including installation of perimeter fencing and gates;
  • New picnic areas, including a formalised area to the west of the Rowing Club; and
  • New park furniture including seating, picnic tables, electric barbeques, shelters, bins, drinking fountains and bike racks.

The seawall rehabilitation component of the project includes the following:

  • Repair and reconstruction of sections of seawall in sandstone incorporating planting and flood mitigation measures with a small rise in the height of the seawall;
  • Construction of two viewing platforms.

Other Information:

  • Pedestrian and bicycle access will be maintained will be diverted throughout the construction works. Council and its contractors will minimise disruption to the community and park users as far as practicable;
  • Access to the public toilets, oval and the playground will be maintained.
  • Community Construction Board

Pine Park

Pine Park Masterplan Implementation and Commencement of Construction Works

Bayside Council approved a Masterplan to undertake improvements to Cook Park/Pine Park at Ramsgate Beach. Community consultation was undertaken in November 2017.

pine park

Principal Contractor: Antoun Civil Engineering (Aust)

Construction Commencement and Scheduled Completion: 27 August 2018 and is expected to be completed this summer, weather permitting.

The Works: The improvements to the park aim to provide better recreational facilities for the community and beautification of the parklands and waterfront adjoining Ramsgate Beach. The improvements will include:

  • Construction of a new promenade for pedestrians and cyclists for the southern part of the foreshore frontage to replace the existing promenade. Public parking will be removed. The new promenade includes decorative pavements, landscaped areas, park furniture and feature lighting.
  • New carparks adjoining the Grand Parade constructed in porous pavers with disability spaces and lighting.
  • A new commuter cycleway adjoining the Grand Parade so that faster speed cyclists can divert to the park edges and into surrounding suburbs.
  • A new share environment and pathways adjacent the Ramsgate Life Saving Club for pedestrians and cyclists with limited facilities for vehicle loading and drop off/set down (no parking). This will be a share, slow speed zone using surfacing, bollards and signage to create clear signals for usage pathways.
  • New park furniture and lighting, new sections of seawall balustrade and landscaping. Retention of existing trees that currently provide important shade and buffering against winds and sand.

Other Information

Carruthers Drive at Sandringham Street has been formally closed to vehicles by Council at its meeting in August 2018. As a result, there will be no vehicular access only pedestrian and bicycle access will be maintained along the foreshore.

There will be limited access to the park adjacent the Ramsgate Life Saving Club, restricted to pedestrians and bicycles only.

Access to the beach, public toilets and showers, the new playground and the existing carpark opposite Coles will be maintained. Access to the Life Saving Club, Omeros restaurant and the foreshore promenade will be maintained for pedestrians and cyclists only. Car parking with an accessible pathway will be available.

You can also see the Community Construction Board.

Need to contact us?

Call 1300 581 299 (weekdays 8:30am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm) or email council@bayside.nsw.gov.au