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Riverside Park
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Council is proceeding with the detailed design for a new park on John St to be located at the site of the former Sutton dealership.

The concept plans by Terras Landscape Architects were endorsed by Council late last year and community feedback invited during a public exhibition period.

The scope of the design includes:
  • Construction of a café space
  • Installation of two playgrounds - one for older children and one for younger children
  • Construction of public amenities
  • Footpath linkages to the river and existing cycleway
  • Lighting
  • Landscaping and casual seating

Council purchased the property in late 2013 comprising two parcels of land either side of John St. 

The project is being funded from developer contributions (section 94) towards public open space and voluntary planning agreements.

The project is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2018.

Status as at 20 March 2017
The development application for the Riverside Park Project was approved on 6 March 2017.

The Major Projects team is now working to incorporate the consent conditions into the design.

The next step will be the construction tender process. 

Status as at 12 July 2016
90% of the design is being prepared and is under review by the PCG. 

The anticipated completion date for the project is Autumn 2017.

Status as at 24 May 2016
Council has reviewed the 50 per cent design and provided comments to the architect for consideration. Council is proposing to reduce the size of the café to a kiosk-style facility. The designers have commenced working on the 75 per cent design.

The anticipated completion date for the project is 2018.

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Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290