Camden Council released an open tender for Sedgewick Reserve Youth Space. The intent was to revitalise and existing play area of 5070m2, to cater for all ages and families with an emphasis on providing recreational experiences for 3 – 12 year olds and new focus on 12 – 17 year olds.
Co-Ordinated Landscapes won the open tender and secured the Principal Contractor role. New play equipment was implemented (Large space net, trampoline, rope swing, spinning feature and basket swing. Project Manager Jim (A keen skateboarder) took pride in helping to construct the Skate & Scooter feature, a youth peanut.
The existing playground equipment was repaired. The existing shelter was transferred to Harrington Park. Reusing existing assets adds a sustainable element to the new parks.
Sedgewick Reserve features a new amenities block, new shade canopies, park furniture, play equipment, log formation free climb, musical instruments, plants and car park (drop off area). A modern solar powered phone charging seat is situated near the drinking fountain & 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 amongst the trees.