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:

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

 

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3D Model of Synthetic Field

 

Synthetic Field Typical Section

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 Major Projects Unit at Bayside Council:

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

Other information:

AS Tanner Sporting Amenities Building

Council on 10 April 2019 approved the construction of AS Tanner Sporting Amenities Building at AS Tanner Reserve, 55 Burlington Street, Monterey to replace existing public amenities and sporting hall.

Mansfield Corporation has been appointed by Council for the construction of this exciting new amenities building for the Bayside community. Construction is due to commence in May 2019 and is expected to be completed early 2020, weather permitting.

The new purpose build is designed to offer:

  • A safe and new facilities for general public and sporting groups
  • 5 public toilets
  • 1 accessible toilet with baby change table
  • Multi function space capable for indoor archery and community activities
  • External handwash area with bubbler
  • A covered area for spectators and park visitors

Other information:

  • Temporary ‘port-a-loos’ are provided in lieu of closed public toilet
  • The popular river side running and walking circuit will remain open, unobstructed
  • 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
  • The fields/ remaining open space is open for organised sport training and general public use

More information:

Kingsgrove Town Centre Upgrade

Council on 13 March 2019 approved the construction of the Kingsgrove Town Centre Upgrade along Kingsgrove Road from Shaw Street to the Avenue.

Sam the Paving Man has been appointed by Council for the construction of this project. Construction is due to commence after Easter 2019 and is expected to be completed by the beginning of June 2019, weather permitting.

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

  • New decorative footpath paving on Kingsgrove Road which will replicate the paving treatment installed on the opposite side of Kingsgrove Road
  • Landscaping, street trees and new street furniture seating

Other information:

The Town Centre will be open for business as usual, with pedestrian access being retained. The community is asked to observe any signage in place during construction.

More information:

Banksmeadow Town Centre Upgrade

Council on 13 March 2019 approved the construction of the Banksmeadow Town Centre Upgrade at Botany Road, an area bounded by Wilson, Pemberton, Fremlin and Waratah Streets at Botany.

Sam the Paving Man has been appointed by Council for the construction of this project. Construction is due to commence after Easter 2019 and is expected to be completed by August 2019, weather permitting.

Banksmeadow Town Centre

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

  • Construction of a new 830m2 paved pedestrian area on a new concrete slab
  • Planter boxes under shop awnings
  • Street trees where there are no awnings to increase canopy coverage and reduce the urban heat island
  • Ground level planting/raingardens where suitable
  • New furniture such as seating and bins
  • Construction of a shared path
  • A pedestrian crossing to RMS standards
  • Relocation of the bus stop
  • Storm water drainage works where required

Banksmeadow Town Centre

Other information:

Some street parking will be impacted, while pedestrian access will be retained during construction. Residents are asked to observe any signage that is in place during construction.

More information: Community Construction Board

Lever Street Reserve Masterplan

Council on 11 December 2018 approved a Demolition Development Application for the demolition of the Scout Hall within Lever Street Reserve, Rosebery and the building at 925 Botany Road, Rosebery.

Beasy Pty Ltd has been appointed by Council for the demolition of these buildings. Following demolition, Council will be undertaking upgrade works within the reserve. Construction will commence in late February 2019 and is expected to be completed in June 2019, weather permitting.

Lever Street Reserve, Rosebery Masterplan

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

  • Demolition of the building at 925 Botany Road to provide improved accessibility and increases the size of the reserve providing greater amenity and improved recreational benefit for the community;
  • Demolition of the disused and deteriorated Scout Hall;
  • Landscaping including additional park furniture and picnic facilities;
  • Improved pathways; and
  • Improved public amenity lighting (LED).

Other information:

Access to parts of the reserve will be restricted with temporary construction fencing to ensure public safety during construction. Access to the reserve outside the fenced construction zone will be maintained. Residents are reminded not to enter any fenced construction zones.

More information: Community Construction Board

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

 

Need to contact us?

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