Playground Strategy - District 7

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District 7 consists of part of Bankstown, Punchbowl and Wiley Park

District 7 is a smaller catchment in the centre of the City of Canterbury Bankstown. It is residential with a mix of high, medium and lower density housing. The population of the district is approximately 18,736 and the area has larger proportions of families and children.

The district currently only has four playgrounds, which is a very low provision and represents only one per 4,684 people. The provision includes two Play Level 2 and two Play Level 3 playgrounds.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
7.1
Arthur Park
Punchbowl
Increase scope (broaden activities, all abilities)
2
2
4.4
1
7.1
Salmon Park
Punchbowl
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
2
7.1
Dorothy Park
Bankstown
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
3
7.2
Punchbowl Park
Punchbowl
Upgrade, increase scope (older children), consider exercise equipment
A play level 1 play space could be considered to compensate for the gap in provision, although the current site could be too tight for this
2
2
(or 1)
4.4, 4.5
4
7.2
New reserve
Wiley Park
New play space in new park
n/a
2
4.1
Shaded
7.3
Defoe Street Reserve
Wiley Park
New play space in existing park, when acquire an adjacent property
n/a
3
4.1
5


District 7 consists of part of Bankstown, Punchbowl and Wiley Park

District 7 is a smaller catchment in the centre of the City of Canterbury Bankstown. It is residential with a mix of high, medium and lower density housing. The population of the district is approximately 18,736 and the area has larger proportions of families and children.

The district currently only has four playgrounds, which is a very low provision and represents only one per 4,684 people. The provision includes two Play Level 2 and two Play Level 3 playgrounds.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
7.1
Arthur Park
Punchbowl
Increase scope (broaden activities, all abilities)
2
2
4.4
1
7.1
Salmon Park
Punchbowl
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
2
7.1
Dorothy Park
Bankstown
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
3
7.2
Punchbowl Park
Punchbowl
Upgrade, increase scope (older children), consider exercise equipment
A play level 1 play space could be considered to compensate for the gap in provision, although the current site could be too tight for this
2
2
(or 1)
4.4, 4.5
4
7.2
New reserve
Wiley Park
New play space in new park
n/a
2
4.1
Shaded
7.3
Defoe Street Reserve
Wiley Park
New play space in existing park, when acquire an adjacent property
n/a
3
4.1
5


  • The opinions of our residents are very important to us. We'd love to hear what you think about our playground strategy. Please contribute to important feedback by sharing your thoughts.

    The opinions of our residents are very important to us. We'd love to hear what you think about our playground strategy. Please contribute to important feedback by sharing your thoughts.

    Consultation has concluded.