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Capital Works Project Updates

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At any one time, Council has a large number of new or upgrade projects being undertaken at sporting facilities to ensure the community is provided with the best possible assets to play sport. Below is a list of projects that are currently underway or soon to commence.

Modular Buildings Program

Knox City Council is committed to supporting an active and healthy community.

With the growth of participation in football and cricket, particular among female and junior players, Council is using innovative modular design to deliver new change rooms in 2018.

  • Commencement Date - Project Currently Underway
  • Anticipated Completion Date - October 2018

Knox Gardens Reserve Tennis Court Upgrade

  • Site Address - Knox Gardens Reserve - 46-78 Argyle Way, Wantirna South.
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - August 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - November 2018
  • Project Budget - $280,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Lewis Park Oval Upgrade

The Lewis Park Oval Upgrade project will consist of earthworks to reshape the oval as well as the installation of drainage, irrigation and new fencing. The ground will then be sprigged with Santa Ana couch, a warm season grass which provides a fantastic surface for players.

  • Site Address - Lewis Park - 98 Lewis Road, Wantirna South
  • Commencement Date - October 2017
  • Anticipated Completion Date - January 2019
  • Project Budget - $700,000 funded by Council.
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Scoresby (Exner) Reserve Tennis Court Upgrade

The Scoresby (Exner) Reserve Tennis Courts & Carpark Upgrade works will see the establishment of three brand new floodlit plexicushion tennis courts as well as associated carparking for users.

The works will ensure the site has eight centrally located tennis courts which are easily accessible from the nearby clubhouse, while also ensuring the site has sufficient car parking spaces available for both members and casual users.

  • Site Address - Scoresby (Exner) Reserve - 750 Stud Road, Scoresby
  • Commencement Date - February 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - Tennis court component due for completion in spring 2018. Car park works have been completed
  • Project Budget - $620,000 consisting of $600,000 from Council and $20,000 from Tennis Australia.
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Wantirna Reserve Tennis Court Upgrade

The Wantirna Reserve Tennis Club court upgrades will see five en tous cas courts upgraded to cater for the club’s growing membership base. Works will look at reconstructing the subsurface, installing new fencing and lighting as well as new net posts.

  • Site Address - Wantirna Reserve - Cnr Mountain Highway & Burwood Road, Wantirna
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - Early / Mid 2019
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Project Budget - $200,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Batterham Reserve Tennis Court Upgrade

An upgrade to court five at the Batterham Park Tennis Club will ensure players are provided with a safe playing environment for matches and coaching.

  • Site Address - Batterham Reserve - 14/12 Miller Rd, The Basin
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $100,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Miller Park Oval Upgrade

The Miller Park Oval Upgrade project will consists of earthworks to reshape the oval as well as the installation of drainage, irrigation and a new cricket pitch. The ground will be sprigged with Santa Ana couch, a warm season grass which provides a fantastic surface for players.

  • Site Address - Miller Park - 30 Dorrigo Dr, Boronia
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - October 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - January 2020
  • Project Budget - $850,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Wally Tew Reserve Cricket Nets

The existing cricket nets will be replaced with a four net structure, incorporating three enclosed cricket nets with retractable netting as well as one publically accessible net. Lighting will also be installed.

  • Site Address - Wally Tew Reserve Park - Lyndale Court, Ferntree Gully
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - August 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - End of 2018
  • Project Budget - $200,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Park Ridge Reserve Sports Field Fencing Upgrade

New sports field fencing will be installed around the soccer pitches at Park Ridge Reserve.

  • Site Address - Park Ridge Reserve - Dandelion Drive, Rowville
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - September 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - November 2018
  • Project Budget - $50,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Kings Park Oval Sports Field Fencing Upgrade

The existing sports field fencing at Kings Park will be replaced with new, black powder coated mesh fencing.

  • Site Address - Kings Park - Willow Road, Upper Ferntree Gully
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - September 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - November 2018
  • Project Budget - $500,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Guy Turner Reserve Sports Field Drainage Upgrade

Drainage will be installed on the two soccer pitches at Guy Turner Reserve. The drainage will provide a safer playing environment for players.

  • Site Address - Guy Turner Reserve - Amber Street, Bayswater.
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - October 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - December 2018
  • Project Budget - $150,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Wantirna Reserve Cricket Net Upgrade

Minor upgrade works will be undertaken to the cricket nets at Wantirna Reserve including new mesh fencing, new synthetic carpet, extension of the concrete wicket and granitic gravel run ups.

  • Site Address - Wantirna Reserve - Cnr Mountain Highway & Burwood Road, Wantirna
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $30,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Templeton Reserve Tennis Court Upgrade

The project will entail the rehabilitation of courts 1 and 2 to provide a safer environment for players.

  • Site Address - Templeton Reserve - Templeton Street, Wantirna
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $30,000
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Kings Park Oval 2 Flood Light Upgrade

New lighting will be installed on Kings Park Oval 2. The installation of new flood lights will provide the tenant club with another facility for their growing number of teams to train. The lights will meet Australian Standards with minimal spill light impacting residents, and standards set by the Australian Football League for training and matches.

  • Site Address - Kings Park Reserve - Willow Road, Upper Ferntree Gully
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $100,000 State Government, $50,000 Federal Government, $100,000 Council
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Liberty Reserve Flood Light Upgrade

The current flood lighting at Liberty Reserve will be upgraded to meet Australian standards for training and matches. The lighting will enable the tenant club to utilise the entire ground for training, compared to only half the ground which the club can only currently use due to the existing lighting.

  • Site Address - Liberty Park Reserve - Liberty Avenue, Rowville
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $100,000 State Government, $100,000 Council, $50,000 Club
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000

Egan Lee Reserve Amenities Upgrade

The project will entail the reconstruction of four existing change room amenities to incorporate female friendly principles, including the construction of cubicle showers and toilets. The project will also entail upgrading the existing referees change space to also include female friendly facilities.

  • Site Address - Egan Lee Reserve - Wallace Road, Knoxfield
  • Anticipated Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $100,000 State Government, $150,000 Council
  • Project Contact - Team Leader, Leisure Development phone: 9298 8000
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