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The City of Canterbury Bankstown is investing more than $2.9 million in upgrades at various parks and sporting facilities across the City.
One major project includes the $2.5 million improvements at Wagener Oval in Ashbury, which
will see a revamp of the oval’s surface and drainage, increased lighting, additional
landscaping and community space.
Administrator, Richard Colley, said it was time renovations were made to one of the area’s
most important community assets.
“Wagener Oval has been the centre-piece of the Ashbury community since the ‘60s, and is
beloved by our community, families, and sporting clubs,” he said.
“It’s our duty to deliver a high-quality recreational sporting facility for our residents.”
Works are scheduled to commence later this month and will take approximately 14-16 weeks
to complete, weather permitting.
Following the works, the field will be closed for a minimum 12 weeks so that the grass can
Stage two of the Lake Gillawarna Playground Improvements will then begin, which will
include increasing the existing play amenity.
“Extensions to the playground will see a climbing rope-bridge and a double flying fox
installed,” Mr Colley said.
“We will be renewing the footpath and garden edging too.”
Council will also install lighting in the sports field at Milperra’s Vale of Ah Reserve in early
“It’s important that we continue to deliver, maintain and improve our facilities for the benefit of
our local sporting and community clubs, and I am confident that we will achieve this through
these three upcoming projects,” Mr Colley said.
For more information about upcoming works and projects, go to cb.city/councilprojects
5/07/2017 11:26 AM