Parks and playgrounds

Parks and playgrounds

Improving local parks and playgrounds

We are committed to improving our local parks and playgrounds through innovative urban design.

While we make improvements to existing facilities we also aim to create more green space with new parklands across the local area.

Sydney Your Say 

Before we start work on our parks and playgrounds, we ask for your feedback about the plans and designs.

Current works

Lance preschool playground upgrade

We're upgrading the Lance preschool playground, making it a more pleasant and safe space for children to enjoy.

Wimbo Park redesign

We will create a bigger, better and more pleasant Wimbo Park, extending from Bourke Street to South Dowling Street.

Improving Chelsea Street Reserve

We are upgrading Chelsea Street Reserve in Redfern. This work, which follows the award winning upgrade completed in 2015, will improve the reserve for everyone to enjoy.

Kimberley Grove Reserve Playground upgrade

We are upgrading Kimberley Grove Reserve Playground to make it a more pleasant space for everyone to enjoy.

New park on Palmer Street

We worked with the community to design a new green space for everyone to enjoy at 222 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst.

The Drying Green

Green Square’s central park will be named The Drying Green to celebrate its industrial past. Lawns, trees, barbecues and shade structures will create a wonderful place for friends and family to gather and play.

New park at The Crescent

We have prepared detailed designs for a new park along The Crescent in Annandale. Approximately 8,500m² of new open space will be created and added to the existing Johnstons Creek parklands.

Hyde Park works

The City has begun a new program of works to improve and maintain Hyde Park, including tree replanting, refurbishing the Pool of Reflection, maintenance and upgrades to paths and the Museum Station café.

Completed works

New park for Harold Park

We have completed work on a new public park in Forest Lodge, extending the network of parklands along the harbour foreshore through to adjacent neighbourhoods.

Victoria Park improvements

We have improved accessibility and upgraded facilities at Victoria Park, Camperdown.

Jack Shuttleworth Reserve improvements

We have completed works to improve the playground in Jack Shuttleworth Reserve, on the corner of Renwick Street and Mitchell Road, Alexandria.

Playground on Kepos Street upgrade

We have upgraded the playground at 39–45 Kepos Street, Redfern.

Sydney Park chimney restoration

We have completed restoration works on 2 chimneys at the historic brick kilns in Sydney Park.

Last updated: Monday, 3 September 2018