Marrickville Park Upgrade


A $2.7 million upgrade for Marrickville Park

Background

Community input helped create a Plan of Management and Master Plan for the park which were adopted by Council in August 2015.

Read about the Plan of Management and Master Plan engagement.

This upgrade will put in place the plan's priority actions, significanlty improving park facilities and useability.

The upgrade - what's in:
  • new children’s playground
  • new fitness area with static and moving equipment for a range of abilities and users
  • replacement of the existing grandstand with a new amenities building, which will include two accessible toilets, changing rooms, a kiosk and

A $2.7 million upgrade for Marrickville Park

Background

Community input helped create a Plan of Management and Master Plan for the park which were adopted by Council in August 2015.

Read about the Plan of Management and Master Plan engagement.

This upgrade will put in place the plan's priority actions, significanlty improving park facilities and useability.

The upgrade - what's in:
  • new children’s playground
  • new fitness area with static and moving equipment for a range of abilities and users
  • replacement of the existing grandstand with a new amenities building, which will include two accessible toilets, changing rooms, a kiosk and storage
  • upgrade of the existing southern tennis courts to provide basketball, netball and tennis facilities
  • new loop pathway and upgrade of existing pathways
  • new tree and garden planting
  • replacement roof and wall cladding, and new mural for the Tennis Club
  • replacement of the oval timber picket fences with more durable and lower maintenance aluminium pickets

Sustainable Design

Council is committed to the principles of sustainable design. These resource-saving measures are included in the upgrade plans:

  • A 15,000 litre rainwater tank will be used for toilet flushing in the new amenities building. It’s estimated this will save 150,000L of drinking water per year
  • Low energy LED lighting with light level sensors in the new amenities building will only turn on whenrequired
  • A minimum of 95% of timber used in construction will be Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified
  • Demolished materials will be reused or recycled as much as possible

Contact details

For enquiries contact Sarah Christie, Landscape Architect, on 9335 2227.





  • The Marrickville Park upgrade and Sporting Walk of Honour will be formally opened on Saturday 15 July 2017 at 1pm.

    over 1 year ago

    The $3.3m park upgrade includes the Sporting Walk of Honour and new WWII memorial, new playground, picnic facilities, fitness station, sports amenities building & public toilets, Tennis Club upgrade, loop path, lighting, multi-use court, sports oval picket fencing, tree and garden planting.

    The $3.3m park upgrade includes the Sporting Walk of Honour and new WWII memorial, new playground, picnic facilities, fitness station, sports amenities building & public toilets, Tennis Club upgrade, loop path, lighting, multi-use court, sports oval picket fencing, tree and garden planting.

  • First stages of upgrade open to the public

    about 2 years ago

    Stages One and Two of Marrickville Park’s $2.7 million refurbishment are open to the public.

    This includes a new playground and picnic area, fitness equipment, tree and garden planting and part-installation of the new park loop pathway and Sporting Walk of Honour plaques. Other works completed earlier this year include upgrades to the tennis club building and new sports oval picket fencing.

    Lights installed will be activated when power supply is provided in one to two weeks’ time.

    A new World War II memorial sculpture will be installed early in November and an official unveiling ceremony will...

    Stages One and Two of Marrickville Park’s $2.7 million refurbishment are open to the public.

    This includes a new playground and picnic area, fitness equipment, tree and garden planting and part-installation of the new park loop pathway and Sporting Walk of Honour plaques. Other works completed earlier this year include upgrades to the tennis club building and new sports oval picket fencing.

    Lights installed will be activated when power supply is provided in one to two weeks’ time.

    A new World War II memorial sculpture will be installed early in November and an official unveiling ceremony will be held on Remembrance Day, 11th November 2016 at 3.00pm.

    Stage Three works to be completed early 2017 will include multi use courts, new sports amenities building and completion of the park loop pathway and Sporting Walk of Honour.

  • Stage 1 of upgrade underway

    almost 3 years ago
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    The first stage of the upgrade has commenced and the northern section of the park is fenced off. Visitors are advised to enter the park from Livingstone Road near the tennis courts or Porter Avenue. For safety, please follow the signs and do not climb over the construction fences.

    The field remains open and the dog off leash area is also still open, but is now bordered by construction fencing.

    The first stage of the upgrade has commenced and the northern section of the park is fenced off. Visitors are advised to enter the park from Livingstone Road near the tennis courts or Porter Avenue. For safety, please follow the signs and do not climb over the construction fences.

    The field remains open and the dog off leash area is also still open, but is now bordered by construction fencing.