Outcomes of engagement

What's happening now?

We thank everyone who contributed their thoughts and feedback on the plans for the three park upgrades – part of the Frenchs Forest Town Centre activity – between 24 March and 4 May 2022.

Support for the upgrades and the current concept designs was generally high with some feedback suggesting possible changes or enhancements and other feedback raising concerns over specific elements of the concepts such as issues with mosquitos, privacy impacts to neighbouring properties and noise.

Our Community and Stakeholder Engagement Report contains all of the feedback received throughout the consultation period and our responses to questions and suggestions.

What's next?

We are commencing the development of detailed designs for each park, which will inform our tender process before any construction can get underway. This stage of design will take into account the feedback that our community has provided.

The detailed design process will start with Brick Pit and Akora Reserves followed by Rabbett Reserve. Site investigations such as ecological and geotechnical assessments will be carried out which, along with your feedback, will inform the detailed design process.

Our aim is to keep you informed of our progress and to invite you to have your say on the detailed designs and any technical studies as appropriate.

The complete program of work from detailed design to construction is anticipated to run through to late 2024.

  • Brick Pit Reserve - construction anticipated to commence early-mid 2023
  • Akora Reserve - construction anticipated to commence late 2023
  • Rabbett Reserve - construction anticipated to commence early-mid 2024

If you would like to stay up to date on the progress of these upgrades, click +Follow at the top of this page.

As designs and timelines become clearer for each park, we'll update the individual park pages also.

What is planned - open space and parks for Frenchs Forest

We are upgrading three parks in Frenchs Forest as part of the planned infrastructure for the Frenchs Forest Town Centre. The upgrades will embellish the existing reserves and create inviting places for the community now and into the future.

We developed concept plans to help engage with our community and guide the designs. The upgrade of each park will happen at different times but exhibition was for all three concepts at the same time so that the community could have their say on any or all of the parks at once.

Further details and the exhibited plans for each park are available from the tiles below.

We are taking the community's feedback and comments into account during our detailed design stage. As we progress through the process, the community will be kept up to date on how the designs are shaping up.

Location of parks