We will remediate this foreshore reserve and create a passive recreation area for everyone to enjoy a unique view of Sylvania.

1R The Esplanade, Sylvania

Project timeline

Project start:  January 2023

Expected completion: May 2023

Reason for works

This project will create a new recreation area on this quiet waterfront reserve for the whole community to use and enjoy.

Scope of works

The scope of works involves:

  • Natural tidal pool with saltmarsh remediation
  • Informal sandstone logs for seating and play
  • Safe and easy access to the foreshore
  • Formalised carpark
  • Tree planting and garden areas to provide natural shade
  • Seating and amenities
  • Open grassed areas

Project schedule

Community Consultation – May to July 2021 (complete)

Concept Design – March 2021 (complete)

Tender – October 2022 (complete)

Detailed Design – June to July 2022 (complete)

Site Establishment – January 2023

Practical Completion – May 2023

Public impacts during construction

The site area will be closed for public use during the construction period.

There may be an increase in dust and noise from time to time, as we upgrade these facilities.


This project is funded by Council from Developer Construbutions.

Waterfront treatment iwth sandstone blocks Waterfront treatment
View of picnic tables from foreshore View from foreshore
View over to Oyster Bay Foreshore Reserve - new access stairs