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Parks & Open space


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The practice has been involved in planning, consultation, design and documentation for parks, open space and passive recreation facilities for a wide range of local councils and developers. Our depth of experience covers the full spectrum of services from preparing open space master plans and Plans of Management of large parkland areas through to the design of small local parks. An emphasis on sustainable outcomes and strong reference to place, community and recreation needs guide the process. Our design solutions provide spaces that are innovative, accessible & stimulating, offering opportunities for exploration, exercise & education.

 
 
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Open Space & Recreation Design

Sturt Noble Associates has been involved in consultation, design and documentation for recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds and open spaces for the following councils and government bodies including:


Ashfield City Council

Bankstown Council

Baulkham Hills Shire Council

Botany Council

Burwood Council

Blacktown City Council

Camden Council

Canada Bay Council

City of Sydney

Coffs Harbour Shire Council

Fairfield City Council

Goulburn Shire Council

Gosford City Council

Hunters Hill Council

Hurstville City Council

Lane Cove Council

Leichhardt Council

Liverpool City Council

Marrickville Council

Mid Western Regional Council

North Sydney Council

NPWS Regional Parks Unit

Penrith City Council

Parkes Shire Council

Parramatta City Council

Rockdale City Council

Shellharbour Council

Sydney Olympic Park Authority

South Sydney Council

Sutherland Shire Council

Tweed Shire Council

Urban Growth

Waverley Council

Warringah Council

Willougby Council

Woollahra Council

Wollongong City Council


Recreation Planning & Sports Facilities Projects.

Penshurst Park , design and documentation. This $10m sporting facility design includes a multipurpose synthetic sporting field, a youth facility, a half basketball court, practice wickets, children’s playground, BBQ area, car parking, a grandstand and other buildings including meeting rooms, an indoor cricket centre, café and change facilities. 2016. Client: Hurstville City Council

Carnes Hill North Sporting Precinct Masterplan . This masterplan included a new sports building with grandstand, rugby fields, tennis courts, netball courts, access roads and car parking, shared pathways, exercise loop and passive recreation areas. 2015. Client: Liverpool City Council

Carnes Hill Community and Recreation Precinct , design and documentation. This $35m sporting facility includes multi use basketball/tennis courts, a large playground, skate park, entry plaza, amphitheatre, picnic areas, shared pedestrian and cycle paths and exercise route. 2015. Client: Liverpool City Council

Catherine Park Masterplan . This $3.5m sporting facility design included a district playground, playing fields, cricket pitch, running track & exercise stations, hardcourts, cricket nets, car parking, field lighting, irrigation and amenities building. 2015. Client: Harrington Estates

Jensen Park, masterplan and staging plans. This $2.5m premier league Football facility design included a new stadium, playing fields, carparking, field lighting, irrigation and Amenities building. 2012. Client: Bankstown City Council

Hayes Beach Reserve and Neutral Bay & Berry Island Reserve , Wollstonecraft. Kayak & Dinghy Storage Facilities. 2014. Client: North Sydney Council

Mont St. Quentin Reserve , Edmondson Park, Masterplan and design documentation. This $4m sports facility design includes playing AFL field, carpark, playground, field lighting, irrigation and Amenities building. 2012. Client: Landcom/Urban Growth

Cornucopia Reserve , Glenwood, Public consultation, masterplan and design documentation. This $2.5m multidisciplinary sports facility design included playing fields, carpark, playground, field lighting, irrigation and Amenities building. 2009. Client: Blacktown City Council

Waverley Park Masterplan . The project included new stadium, netball courts, tennis courts, cricket nets, Bocce courts, playing fields, access paths, playground and Amenities building. 2009. Client: Waverley Council

Bankstown Oval , Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. The project included sporting facilities, grandstands and first grade/state cricket facilities. 2008. Client: Bankstown City Council

Mid Western Regional Council Recreational & Open Space Strategic Plan . SNA in association with Parkland Environmental Planners prepared a report detailing current and projected future needs of recreational & sporting facilities within the entire LGA. In addition a master plan was prepared for a regional sports facility at Glenwillow sports field. 2008. Client: MWRC

Blackman Park , Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. This project included football, rugby and cricket sporting facilities. 2008. Client: Lane

Open Space Design Projects

The Grange , Richmond Road, Marsden Park. Included the design and documentation of a significant local park with a playground, open lawn area, mounding, lush planting, vantage points, picnic spaces and exercise areas edged by swales and detention basins. 2015. Client: Winten Property Group

Stockroute Park , Homebush. Upgrade to significant public open space. 2016. Client: Sydney Olympic Park Authority

Catherine Park , Camden. The design of four local parks that include a range of small play spaces, open lawns, a dog park, exercise areas, seating spaces and BBQ facilities. 2015. Client: Hixson

Bay Park, One the Waterfront , Wentworth Point. The design of a significant local park that included open lawns surrounded by planting, picnic areas, informal play areas, water features, walls and rain gardens. 2015. Client: Piety Pty. Ltd.

Wulaba Park , Waterloo. A significant $2.5m local park, with water detention areas, shared paths, seating and picnic areas and a large playground with custom elements and integrated art. 2012-2016. Client: Meriton Apartments/ City of Sydney

Mary O’Brien Park , Zetland. A $3m Significant local park, with open lawn areas, seating spaces, lush planting, art wall & playground with water play. 2011-2013. Client: Lateral Corporation/ City of Sydney

Bardia & Brigade Parks , Edmondson Park. Local parks with seating walls, picnic facilities, path networks, detention basins, art installations & playground linking into remnant vegetation. 2011-2013. Client: Urban Growth AILA NSW Design Award 2015

“Pocket Parks in the Urban Context.” Precedent Study. 2015. Client: Urban Growth

Nelsons Ridge , Greystanes. A $3.5m central park and town square design including design and documentation of creekline restoration, ornamental lake, playgrounds, shelters and structures, bridges and entry statements. 2003. Client: Delfin Lend Lease

Blue Hills Wetland , Glenmore Park Estate, Penrith. $3m wetland design involving pedestrian and cycle paths, interpretative signage, public art, boardwalks and jetties, water features. 2000. Client: Lensworth Glenmore Park

Point Park , Rhodes. Master Plan and detail design of a significant foreshore park. 2005-2015. Client: Meriton Apartments

Lillian Fowler Reserve , Newtown. Public consultation and master plan design for playground/ public art. 2007. Client: City of Sydney Council

Three Sutherland Reserve Areas. Master planning and design documentation of these small parks including play areas, cycle tracks, seating and shelters. 2004. Client: Sutherland Shire Council

Tempe Recreation Reserve , Cooks River. $250K picnic & passive recreation area. 2006. Client: Marrickville Council

Mar-rong Reserve . A hill top Bushland Reserve. 2006. Client: Delfin Lend Lease

Quakers Hill and Oakhurst Park , Blacktown LGA. Public consultation and designs which include regeneration and revegetation of large areas of Cumberland Plain Woodland located in each park. The designs. 2002. Client: Blacktown City Council

Girahween Park , Wolli Creek Regional Park. Design and documentation. 2002. Client: NPWS Regional Parks Unit

Indigenous weaving garden , Casula. The design includes a custom designed weaving shelter, wetland plantings, bush track, cycle path and interpretative signage. 1999. Client: Liverpool Council

Playground Projects

Blacktown Showground Playground . Regional Playground including water play and all age play areas. Client: Blacktown City Council 2013.

Winner National Parks and Leisure Australia Play space over $1M Award of Excellence

Wulaba Park; Waterloo : $2.5m significant local park, with water detention areas, shared paths, seating and picnic areas and a large playground with custom elements and integrated art. 2012-2016. Client: Meriton Apartments/ City of Sydney.

Voted one of NSW regions finalist in AILA’s Australia’s Best Playground competition

Bardia & Brigade Parks; Edmondson Park: Local parks with seating walls, picnic facilities, path networks, detention basins, art installations & playground linking into remnant vegetation. 2011-2013. Client: Urban Growth.

AILA NSW Design Award 2015

Phoenix Park Playspace; Rhodes ; Master Plan and detail design for a significant central park & playground. Billbergia 2012-2015. Highly Commended, 2016 Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards. Category A playspaces <$500k.

Victoria Park; Goulburn: $1.2 m Significant local playground, with open lawn areas, seating spaces, planting, Flying Fox, rope play tower & playground with water play. 2016-2017. Client: Goulburn Mulwarree Council

Livvis Place Playground; Bankstown City Gardens: $1m inclusive Playground, with open lawn areas, seating spaces, play equipment, sand play & water play. 2016-2017. Client: Bankstown City Council

Mary O’Brien Park; Zetland: $3m Significant local park, with open lawn areas, seating spaces, lush planting, art wall & playground with water play. 2011-2013. Client: Lateral Corporation/ City of Sydney

Peninsula Recreation Reserve; Umina. $2m regional playground design including design and documentation of play areas and café building. Client: Gosford City Council 2009

The Grange, Richmond Road, Marsden Park: Included the design and documentation of a significant local park with a playground, open lawn area, mounding, lush planting, vantage points, picnic spaces and exercise areas edged by swales and detention basins. 2015. Client: Winten Property Group

Design and documentation for Carnes Hill Community and Recreation Precinct: This $35m sporting facility includes multi use basketball/tennis courts, a large playground, skate park, entry plaza, amphitheatre, picnic areas, shared pedestrian and cycle paths and exercise route. 2015 Client: Liverpool City Council

Master Plan for Catherine Park: This $3.5m sporting facility design included a district playground, playing fields, cricket pitch, running track & exercise stations, hardcourts, cricket nets, car parking, field lighting, irrigation and amenities building. 2015. Client: Harrington Estates.

Catherine Park, a series of local parks, Camden: The design of four local parks that include a range of small play spaces, open lawns, a dog park, exercise areas, seating spaces and BBQ facilities. 2015. Client: Hixson

Bay Park, One the Waterfront, Wentworth Point: The design of a significant local park that included open lawns surrounded by planting, picnic areas, informal play areas, water features, walls and rain gardens. 2015. Client: Piety

Nelsons Ridge; Greystanes: $3.5m central park and town square design including design and documentation of creekline restoration, ornamental lake, playgrounds, shelters and structures, bridges and entry statements. 2003. Client: Delfin Lend Lease

Public consultation and design at Woolgoolga Reserve: Including a $170,000 playground / public art. 2007. Client: Warringah Council

Public consultation and design for two playgrounds: Howse Park, Concord and Montague Park, Drummoyne. 2006. Client: City of Canada Bay.

Hallstrom Park , Naremburn. $400K Regional Playground upgrade. 2015-2016. Client: Willoughby Council

Cook Park , Sans Souci. Regional Playground. 2015. Client: Rockdale Council

Design documentation of two reserve areas at Millers Point: These small parks included play areas, seating and stairways. 2003. Client: City of Sydney

Design and documentation of Waverley Park playground: $150,000. 2001. Client: Waverley Council

Public consultation and design for 3 parks in Marrickville LGA: including Rowe Playground ($75,000) Matt Hogan Reserve ($100,000) and Laxton Reserve ($400,000). 2000/2001. Client: Marrickville Council .

Lillian Fowler Reserve , Newtown. Public consultation and master plan design for playground/ public art. 2007. Client: City of Sydney Council

Howse Park , Concord and Montague Park, Drummoyne. Public consultation and design for two playgrounds. 2006. Client: City of Canada Bay

Len Waters Reserve , Elizabeth Point. Local playground. 2013-2016. Client: Mirvac

Rooty Hill Skateboard Park . Public consultation, youth workshops and design for $500,000. 1999-2001. Client: Blacktown City Council

Turrella Reserve , Wolli Creek Regional Park. $1,800,000 Turrella Reserve and Regional Playground design and documentation. 2002. Client: NPWS Regional Parks Unit


Open Space Plans of Management

Boonerah Point , Lake Illawarra. Plan of Management review. 2015. Client: Shellharbour Council

Marrong Reserve , Pemulwuy. Open Space Plan of Management. 2014. Client: Lend Lease

Yarranabbe Park , Darling Point. Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. 2010-2011. Client: Woollahra Council

Bankstown Oval . Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management, including sporting facilities, grandstands and first grade/state cricket facilities. 2007. Client: Bankstown City Council

Blackman Park . Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management, including football, rugby and cricket sporting facilities. 2008. Client: Lane Cove Council

Burwood Park . Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management for the historic Burwood Park. 2002-2004. Client: Burwood Council

Beare Park , Elizabeth Bay. Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. 2006. Client: City of Sydney

Faulkland Reserve , Kings Park. Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. 2007. Client: Blacktown City Council

Oppy & Reycroft Reserves , Quakers Hill. Plan of Management. 2007. Client: Blacktown City Council

The Manse Reserve , Mount Druitt. Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. 2007. Client: Blacktown City Council

Lillian Fowler Reserve , Newtown. Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. 2007. Client: City of Sydney

Park Beach & Sawtell Reserves . Master Plan and design input into Plan of Management in association with Parkland Environmental Planners. 2007. Client: Coffs Harbour City Council

Driftway Reserve, Dirrabari Reserve, Nelson Square, Wittama and Pocket Parks , Pemulwuy. Open Space Plans of Management. 2005-2006. Client: Delfin Lend Lease

Camperdown Memorial Rest Park . Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management in association with Parkland Environmental Planners. 1999-2001. Client: Marrickville Council

Mannix Park

. Public consultation, Master Plan and Plan of Management. 2001-2002.

Client: Liverpool City Council