Information about construction of an active recreational youth space, sport and skate space in Miranda.

244 The Boulevarde, Miranda NSW 2228

Project timeline

Project start:  October 2022

Expected completion: July 2023

Project background

We are excited to update the community about the long-awaited Seymour Shaw Park youth precinct and open space upgrade being constructed in Miranda in 2023.

Council staff are working with design specialists Playce in consultation with local stakeholders to deliver the best possible recreation facility.

Consultation with the Miranda community

Council consulted with the local community about the proposed Youth Precinct and Open Space Upgrade in 2022.  Find out more.

Project scope

Key features for Stage 1 include:

  • Two deep skate bowls
  • Plaza skating
  • Parkour
  • Outdoor playground
  • Climbing
  • Extensive seating
  • Fencing
  • Shade
  • Bubblers

Parking changes:  During Stage 1 construction at Seymour Shaw Park, the internal carpark and Wandella Road roadside parking will be removed. They will be replaced with two new rows of off-street parking along Wandella Road (to be delivered in stages).

Note: Stage 2 will include major re-levelling of the soccer, netball and cricket fields, toilet upgrades, demolition of netball control rooms upgraded to a multi-purpose building, bleacher seating, Wandella Carpark stage 2, relocation of the cricket nets ( N-S alignment near The Boulevard)

Impacts during construction

The existing internal carpark will be decommissioned and there will be a gap of approx. 3-4 months until new parking is established in Wandella Road.

Parking located north of the Netball control room will remain unchanged.

When construction commences in early 2023:

  • The children’s playground will be removed.
  • Several sports field will be impacted during construction.
  • Council Sport Services will work closely with the impacted sporting clubs about construction impacts.

We understand that this work may have an impact on the public and apologise for any inconvenience. We appreciate your patience while we carry out these essential works.

Funding

Granted by NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure under the Legacy Program, as well as Council having set aside dedicated funds to support project delivery.

Seymour Shaw Park Aerial
Seymour Shaw project park render