Wakerley District Sports Park project | Brisbane City Council

Wakerley District Sports Park project

Brisbane City Council has identified that there is a demand in the Wakerley community for netball facilities and as such will deliver a new district sports park to cater for this need.

Summary

Address 880 Manly Road, Wakerley
Ward Doboy
Project outcomes The Wakerley District Sports Park will provide increased sporting and active space facilities for Wakerley and surrounding Bayside suburbs.
Latest update

The development application (DA) for the project has now been lodged. A copy of the application can be viewed on PD Online - application number A005100494.

About the project

Council is planning to construct a high quality sporting precinct at 880 Manly Road, Wakerley which will provide increased sporting and active space facilities for Wakerley and surrounding Bayside suburbs.

This project forms part of a city wide park infrastructure planning program to meet sport and recreational needs of the community. Council has identified that there is a demand in the area for netball facilities and as such will deliver a new district sports park to cater for this need.

It is proposed that the sports park component of the project will involve installing:

  • a sporting club house (within the lower story of the MoW building)
  • six hardstand courts with lighting
  • a small practice area
  • a carpark extension
  • a connecting shared pedestrian and cyclist pathway from Demby Crescent to Manly Road
  • landscaping.

Council is working closely with the Wynnum Manly District Meals on Wheels Association Inc. (MoW) to deliver a new commercial kitchen facility which will also house a sporting club house leased by Council. 

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Project update

Council has finalised the detailed design for the Wakerley District Sports Park project and has lodged a development application. The development application can be viewed online on PD Online - application number A005100494.

Pending approval of the development application, construction of the Wakerley District Sports Park is anticipated to start in early 2019, weather and site conditions permitting. Council is committed to keeping local residents informed of construction activity in their area and will provide advance notification prior to the start of construction for the project.

Project benefits

The Wakerley District Sports Park will provide increased sporting and active space facilities for Wakerley and surrounding Bayside suburbs.

Project timing

Council is progressing the design for the project. Council is committed to keeping local residents informed of construction activity in their area and will provide advance notification prior to the start of construction for the project.

More information

If you would like to provide comments, ask questions or find out more about the Wakerley District Sports Park project, you can:

  • phone the project team on 1800 669 416
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888
  • email cityprojects@brisbane.qld.gov.au
  • write to:
    Wakerley District Sports Park project team
    City Projects
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
25 January 2019