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Bannockburn Skate Park Plans

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Thank you to everyone who inspected and provided feedback on the plans for the Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade.

Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade Plans Golden Plains Shire Council

About

About: 

The Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade will rejuvenate and upgrade the popular youth facility and address public safety and security issues at the site and wider precinct.

The project will incorporate a safe, accessible and modern design to maximise the usability and ownership of the site, while supporting local economic activity.

The existing skate park will be expanded, with new skate elements including quarter pipes, ramps, jumps and rails to be installed. Other works will include the installation of a shade shelter, drinking fountain, bike racks, lockers, safety signage and seating. Resurfacing of the existing concrete slab, with landscaping and electrical works will also be included as part of the project.

Construction is due to get underway in July with the new and improved skate park to open in late 2021.

One of 26 projects Council is delivering this year; the Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade is a partnership project with funding from the Victorian and Australian Governments. 

The $450,000 project is funded by a $250,000 Community Safety Infrastructure grant from the Victorian Government’s Community Crime Prevention Program, $100,000 from the first round and $99,900 from the second round of the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.

Engagement Update

Engagement Update: 

Community members were invited to inspect and provide feedback on the plans for the Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade online or at an information session in late April. The Plans were on display on this page, and at the Bannockburn Skate Park, 3 Moor Street, Bannockburn from 4 to 6pm on Thursday 29 April, with Council officers and staff from the project's builder Convic onsite to answer questions from the community and record feedback. Skate Park Leagues also ran two beginner scoot clinics on the day.

Feedback was also able to be provided by completing an online form, by email or by post.

Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade Concept Plan.jpg

Timeline

Feedback on plans opens

Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Information Session and skate and scoot clinic

4 to 6pm, Thursday 29 April, 2021

Feedback on plans closes

5pm, Monday 3 May, 2021

Construction begins

July 2021

Upgraded skate park opens

Late 2021

Contact Information

5220 7111
Project Category: 
Infrastructure projects
Last Updated: 
Monday, May 3, 2021
Project Status: 
Updated Project
Community members were invited to inspect and provide feedback on the plans for the Bannockburn Skate Park Upgrade.

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Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.