Victoria Park improvements

We created a better recreation space for everyone to enjoy and improved the water quality of Lake Northam in the centre of the park.

Project Status: Completed

What we’re doing

These latest works are about continuing to improve all the elements that make this such a popular green space.  

The works included:

  • a new active recreation space with a netball practice court and table tennis tables
  • path and park lighting improvements
  • improved and more accessible park entries on City Road
  • new concrete path connections from Cleveland Street to the University of Sydney and Barff Road entry to Victoria Park Pool
  • a new decomposed granite path to the park's perimeter from Cleveland Street entry to University Avenue to improve accessibility and provide a new recreation loop
  • new seating, water bubblers and park signs
  • installing 2 new stormwater pollution traps for Lake Northam
  • removing existing sediment and installing a new recirculation system, pump and weir to improve water quality
  • installing a new bio-retention zone and a new wetland designed with reed plants to clean and filter stormwater runoff in the lake.