Camden Council released an open tender for Harrington Park with the intent to upgrade the park into a Youth Space, encouraging the community to play in the 6850 m2 area. Catering for all ages and families with an emphasis on providing recreational experiences for 7 – 17 year olds. The community consultation through the council’s “Your Parks Your Voice’ portal embraced the new Australian Ninja Warrior phenomenon.
Co-Ordinated Landscapes won the open tender and secured the Principal Contractor role. New play equipment was implemented (Large space net, Ninja Warrior Challenge equipment, slide and children’s spinning net. The pathway and ramps include skate, scooter and bike features. The shelter was transferred from Sedgewick Reserve Youth Space and repaired to look new. Reusing existing assets adds a sustainable element to the new park.
Sedgewick Reserve features a new car park, amenities block, new shade canopies, park furniture and play equipment. The modern solar powered phone charging seat is situated near the bike racks.
These numerous elements including tree protection and extensive mass planting of native grasses and accent plants/shurbs come together creating a youthful environment with a water view.
The client was happy as the project was finished on time and within budget.