MEDIA RELEASE - New facilities to come as a relief to users of Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway

Sutherland Shire Council has delivered the latest addition to enhance the much-loved Woolooware Bay Share Pathway, with the many users of this popular active transport route set to benefit from new toilet amenities featuring an impressive bike repair station to cater for the needs of cyclists.

Sutherland Shire Mayor, Councillor Carmelo Pesce along with local Ward Councillors Jen Armstrong, Haris Strangas and Hassan Awada gathered recently with Council staff and contractors involved in the design and delivery of the new amenities to officially open the completed works, with Mayor Pesce highlighting their importance to regular users of the shared pathway.

“There are few things I enjoy more than going for a cycle along the Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway, or walking my dogs along this beautiful coastal path,” Mayor Pesce said.

“I know full well just what a difference these new facilities will make to all those who enjoy using this incredibly popular facility, providing not only an opportunity to pause and take a comfort break, but also to top up your water bottle at the specially designed water bubbler or tune up your bike with the bike pump and tools installed on site.

“The Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway is well loved and well used by our community and has received international and state recognition for the work undertaken in bringing it to life.

“With the addition of these latest amenities, Council is working to ensure that even more people can enjoy using this pathway in comfort and safety, helping to support our community to get out and get active in this beautiful part of the Sutherland Shire.”

The design and location of the new facilities was informed by input from the community, with the location near Smith Street and Alexander Road, Taren Point, chosen to ensure accessibility and convenience for all path users.

Featuring new public toilet facilities, a covered open washbasin area, a water bubbler, and bike racks, all designed to enhance usability and accessibility.

Council has transformed the foreshore of Woolooware Bay to its natural state as part of the delivery of the Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway. Part of the Botany Bay foreshore trail, connecting Kurnell, Botany Bay to Homebush Bay.

The new toilet amenities are located along the shared pathway connecting Shorebird Reserve to Atkinson Road in Taren Point, with the toilet amenities a welcome addition to the Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway.

Sutherland Shire Council takes pride in delivering this significant piece of the broader project, providing amenities within a foreshore reserve that the community can benefit from for generations to come, within a space that promotes both natural beauty, convenience, and community well-being.