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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

The Modular Buildings Program will see new, modularly constructed buildings installed at various sporting facilities within Knox over the coming years.

  • Sites – Batterham Reserve (Oval 2) & Knox Gardens Reserve (Oval 2)
  • Commencement Date – April 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date – October 2018
  • Project Cost – Approximately $1 Million
  • Project Contact – Daniel Clark 9298 8536 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

Batterham Reserve Flood Light Upgrade

The Batterham Reserve Lighting Upgrade project will see the existing flood light towers replaced with towers that can provide an even light coverage across the oval, meeting Australian Standards with minimal spill light impacting residents, and standards set by the Australian Football League for training and matches. The flood lights will create a safe training and playing environment for players.

  • Site Address - Batterham Reserve - 10 Miller Road, The Basin
  • Commencement Date - February 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - April 2018
  • Project Budget - $25,000 Council, $25,000 The Basin Football Club and $150,000 Federal Government.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

HV Jones Reserve Flood Light Upgrade

The HV Jones Reserve Flood Light Upgrade project will see the installation of four light towers around two soccer pitches, creating a safe training and playing environment for players. The flood lights will replace the two small existing flood lights which provide an inadequate amount of light for players to train. The lights will meet Australian Standards with minimal spill light impacting residents, and standards set by Football Federation Australia for training and matches.

  • Site Address - HV Jones Reserve - 10 Miller Road, 40 Ashton Road, Ferntree Gully
  • Commencement Date - February 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - April 2018
  • Project Budget - $75,000 Council, $75,000 Boronia Soccer Club and $100,000 State Government.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

Knox Gardens Reserve Tennis Court Upgrade

  • Site Address - Knox Gardens Reserve - 46-78 Argyle Way, Wantirna South.
  • Commencement Date - TBA
  • Anticipated Completion Date - TBA
  • Project Budget - $293,000 funded by Council and $1,000 contribution from Knox Gardens Tennis Club.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

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 - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

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 will follow.
  • Project Budget - $620,000 consisting of $600,000 from Council and $20,000 from Tennis Australia.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

Schultz Reserve Amenities Upgrade

The Schultz Reserve Amenities Upgrade will see the existing internal amenities upgrade to become more female friendly. The project will also see a new umpires change room constructed within the pavilion.

  • Site Address - Schultz Reserve - 44 Kingloch Parade, Wantirna.
  • Commencement Date - March 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - April 2018
  • Project Budget - $233,000 funded by Council.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

Schultz Reserve Flood Light Upgrade

The Schultz Reserve Lighting Upgrade project will see the installation of four light towers around the oval, creating a safe training and playing environment for players. 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 - Schultz Reserve - 44 Kingloch Parade, Wantirna.
  • Commencement Date - February 2018
  • Anticipated Completion Date - April 2018
  • Project Budget - $100,000 Council, $20,000 Knox Football Club, $15,000 Federal Government and AFL Victoria $15,000.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au

Wally Tew Reserve Flood Light Upgrade

The Wally Tew Reserve Lighting Upgrade project will see the installation of four light towers around the southern oval (oval 1), creating a safe training and playing environment for players. 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 - Wally Tew Reserve - 6 Brenock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully.
  • Commencement Date - February 2018.
  • Anticipated Completion Date - April 2018.
  • Project Budget - $200,000 Federal Government.
  • Project Contact - Daniel Clark: phone 9298 8000 or email daniel.clark@knox.vic.gov.au
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