Wally Tate Park upgrade project - Runcorn
Brisbane City Council is pleased to advise that Wally Tate Park, Kuraby is now open for use. The upgraded park is part of Council’s commitment to create more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane.
|Address||Beenleigh Road, Kuraby|
|Project outcomes||An upgraded district sport and recreation park|
|Latest update||Construction complete|
About the project
Situated in the southern Brisbane suburbs of Runcorn, Kuraby and Eight Mile Plains, Wally Tate Park stretches broadly from Underwood Road in the north to Beenleigh Road and the Beenleigh/Gold Coast rail line in the south.
The Wally Tate Park upgrade will create more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane, and provide more opportunities to enjoy Brisbane's beautiful climate and connect with family and friends in the places that make our city great.
Features of the upgraded park include:
- a reconfigured dog off-leash area (DOLA) with minor boundary re-alignments
- a new public amenities building
- a new clubhouse to be leased to the community
- new footpaths, barbeque and picnic shelters
- a widened access road
- a shared pedestrian and bicycle pathway
- a new carpark near the sporting facilities (including lighting)
- a re-configured front car park near Jacob’s Lane
- a new junior cricket field including irrigation, lighting and drainage
- a new shared viewing area for the Queensland Lure Coursing Association and the Kuraby Knights cricket club (including storage and shelter)
- four new cricket practice nets (including lighting)
- upgrades to the senior cricket field with drainage, irrigation and lighting
- landscaping and revegetation.
The Wally Tate Park upgrade project provides a green space that:
- enhances existing sporting facilities
- provides new public amenities
- accommodates a variety of park users and visitors.
If you would like to find out more about the project, you can:
- phone Council on 07 3403 8888.