Projects funded by development contributions

The delivery of infrastructure, wholly or partly funded by development contributions, is well under way.

Completed projects

Boyds Orchard Park, Turramurra

This park is located on the corners of Duff Street, Allen Avenue and Holmes Street and was opened in March 2020. It is approximately 2670m2 in size and Council acquired four properties for its development.

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Hanson Way between Dumaresq Street and Moree Street, Gordon

Two properties were acquired for the development of a road link to provide additional pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle permeability in the area. Hanson Way was delivered under two planning agreements with two of the adjoining developments. Construction was completed in December 2018 and July 2019 respectively. The opening and naming of the road was reported to the Council meeting of 20 August 2019.

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Cameron Park Extension, Turramurra

The expanded Cameron Park, Turramurra is now 5441.9m2 in area, nearly doubling in size. It was opened in March 2017.

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Lapwing Reserve, St Ives (formerly Carcoola Reserve) 

Acquisition of two houses in 2013 added a further 1870m2 to the existing 935m2 park on Carcoola Road.

On 31 March 2015, Council resolved to ask the Geographical Names Board to approve a new name: Lapwing Reserve. Lapwing Reserve was completed in late 2016 and formally opened on 17 January 2017.

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Beans Farm Road between Dumaresq Street and McIntyre Street, Gordon

Two properties were acquired for the development of a road link (approximately 144m long) to provide additional pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle permeability in the area. Beans Farm Road was completed in 2015.

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Greengate Park, Killara

This park is located on Bruce Avenue and Greengate Lane and was opened in 2013. Greengate Park is 2653m2 and Council acquired three properties for its development. The success of this new park in supporting the new community living in the surrounding units was the subject of an article by the North Shore Times on Friday 8 May 2015 entitled “Friends in high places: trick or treat turns into community meet”.  

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Blair Wark VC Community Centre and Charles Bean Sportsfield, Lindfield

Defence Housing Australia constructed the Community Sports Centre and partnered with Council with the construction of the synthetic sports field. This work was undertaken as part of a Voluntary Planning Agreement. Both facilities were opened on 17 December 2013.

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Charles Bean Oval

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Curtilage Park, Warrawee

This park is located 1540 Pacific Highway and was opened in 2014. It is 2000m2 and Council received this land through dedication to Council under the 2004-2009 Contributions Plans.

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Balcombe Park, Wahroonga

This park is located on Woonona Avenue and was officially opened on 27 November 2012. It is 900m2 and Council acquired one property for its development.

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North Turramurra Recreation Area

Development contributions played a small but important part in funding the North Turramurra Recreation Area (NTRA) development.

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Ku-ring-gai Fitness and Aquatic Centre

Development Contributions played a small but important part in funding the Ku-ring-gai Fitness and Aquatic Centre development.

Ku-ring-gai Fitness & Aquatic Centre outdoor pool

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Under construction

Lindfield Village Green

Located at 8-10 Tyron Road, the Village Green will replace the car park with public open space, some above ground and underground car parking will be provided underground. Construction commenced at the end of April 2020 and will continue through 2021.

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Future construction 

Lindfield Village Hub

This masterplan seeks to deliver a new multi-purpose community building, library, park, town square and improved car and cycling infrastructure. Six properties on Bent Street have been acquired to deliver public open space and permit a realignment of Drovers Way and link through to Bent Street to be added to the existing property in Woodford Lane.

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Turramurra Community Hub

This masterplan seeks to deliver infrastructure including a new branch library, a multi-purpose facility, open space and activation of the commercial centre.

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Gordon Cultural and Civic Hub

Council is exploring the opportunity to develop a Cultural and Civic hub as part of the redevelopment of 818 Pacific Highway. Three sites have been acquired by Council to develop Dumaresq Street Park as part of this Hub. This project is currently in abeyance.

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Dumaresq Street Park, Gordon

Council has acquired three properties adjoining Council Chambers on Dumaresq Street. The proposed park will have an area of 3500m2 and is intended to be delivered as part of a Cultural and Civic Hub for Gordon as an integrated project.