Playground Strategy - District 8

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District 8 consists of part of Belfield, Belmore, Croydon Park, Greenacre, Lakemba, Wiley Park

District 8 is primarily a residential area that includes a number of suburbs with a mix of medium, lower and higher density housing. There is some industrial development in Catchment 8.3. The district population is approximately 35,329 with larger proportions of children and families.

The district currently has 13 playgrounds and play spaces which represents only one per 2,718. This includes six Play Level 2 and seven Play Level 3. The area is lacking play space destinations.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
8.1
Ethel Pyres Reserve
Greenacre
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
1
8.1
Parry Park
Lakemba
New play space destination, consider exercise equipment and half court
n/a
1
4.1
2
8.2
Fairmont Street Reserve
Lakemba
Increase scope (toddlers, older children)
2
2
4.4
3
8.2
Hampden Road Reserve
Lakemba
Upgrade, consider exercise equipment, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
4
8.2
McCourt Street Reserve
Wiley Park
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
5
8.2
Hillard St Reserve
Wiley Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
6
8.3
Knox Street Reserve
Belmore
New play space in existing park
n/a
2
4.1
7
8.3
New reserve
Lakemba
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
8.4
Bazentin Street Reserve
Belfield
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
8
8.4
Eccles Reserve
Belfield
Increase scope ( older children)
2
2
4.4
9
8.5
New reserve
Belmore
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
8.6
Rudd Park
Belfield
Increase scope (older children, consider exercise equipment)
2
2
4.4
10
8.6
Federation Park
Campsie
Replace, increase scope (older children, all abilities)
2
2
4.4, 4.5
11
8.6
Harcourt Reserve
Campsie
Increase scope (play and activities), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
12
8.7
Reserve on river with dog area
Campsie
New play space in area to west of fenced dog off-leash area
n/a
3
4.1
13
8.9
Loch Street Reserve
Campsie
Upgrade, increase scope (play), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4, 4.5
14
8.10
New reserve
Belmore
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
8.11
Jubilee Reserve
Lakemba
Upgrade
2
2
4.5
15
8.11
Peel Park
Belmore
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
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District 8 consists of part of Belfield, Belmore, Croydon Park, Greenacre, Lakemba, Wiley Park

District 8 is primarily a residential area that includes a number of suburbs with a mix of medium, lower and higher density housing. There is some industrial development in Catchment 8.3. The district population is approximately 35,329 with larger proportions of children and families.

The district currently has 13 playgrounds and play spaces which represents only one per 2,718. This includes six Play Level 2 and seven Play Level 3. The area is lacking play space destinations.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
8.1
Ethel Pyres Reserve
Greenacre
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
1
8.1
Parry Park
Lakemba
New play space destination, consider exercise equipment and half court
n/a
1
4.1
2
8.2
Fairmont Street Reserve
Lakemba
Increase scope (toddlers, older children)
2
2
4.4
3
8.2
Hampden Road Reserve
Lakemba
Upgrade, consider exercise equipment, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
4
8.2
McCourt Street Reserve
Wiley Park
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
5
8.2
Hillard St Reserve
Wiley Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
6
8.3
Knox Street Reserve
Belmore
New play space in existing park
n/a
2
4.1
7
8.3
New reserve
Lakemba
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
8.4
Bazentin Street Reserve
Belfield
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
8
8.4
Eccles Reserve
Belfield
Increase scope ( older children)
2
2
4.4
9
8.5
New reserve
Belmore
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
8.6
Rudd Park
Belfield
Increase scope (older children, consider exercise equipment)
2
2
4.4
10
8.6
Federation Park
Campsie
Replace, increase scope (older children, all abilities)
2
2
4.4, 4.5
11
8.6
Harcourt Reserve
Campsie
Increase scope (play and activities), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
12
8.7
Reserve on river with dog area
Campsie
New play space in area to west of fenced dog off-leash area
n/a
3
4.1
13
8.9
Loch Street Reserve
Campsie
Upgrade, increase scope (play), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4, 4.5
14
8.10
New reserve
Belmore
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
8.11
Jubilee Reserve
Lakemba
Upgrade
2
2
4.5
15
8.11
Peel Park
Belmore
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
16


  • 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.