Major Projects

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.

Principal Contractor: Antoun Civil Engineering (Aust)

Anticipated Construction Commencement: 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.

Principal Contractor: Antoun Civil Engineering (Aust)

Anticipated Construction Commencement: 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.