Windsor Siding Reserve

OPENING EVENT INVITATION

The City of Stonnington invites you to celebrate the new improvements to the park with an official opening of the Windsor Siding Reserve.

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER

11AM TO 1PM

OPENING EVENT INVITATION

The City of Stonnington invites you to celebrate the new improvements to the park with an official opening of the Windsor Siding Reserve.

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER

11AM TO 1PM

  • Update : June 2017

    2 months ago
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    Stage 2A of the Windsor Siding Masterplan, endorsed by Council on the 21 September, 2015 is now under construction. This stage of the project will see a new central picnic area, including shelter and seating, drinking fountain, lighting and BBQ facilities as well as improvements to path networks within Windsor Siding.

    Pedestrian access will be maintained during construction and the contractors will endeavour to minimise disturbance to the public by maintaining access to the BMX track, east-west footpath and the central lawn areas.

    Construction is programmed to be completed in September 2017. Residents, businesses and other stakeholders will be kept... Continue reading

    Stage 2A of the Windsor Siding Masterplan, endorsed by Council on the 21 September, 2015 is now under construction. This stage of the project will see a new central picnic area, including shelter and seating, drinking fountain, lighting and BBQ facilities as well as improvements to path networks within Windsor Siding.

    Pedestrian access will be maintained during construction and the contractors will endeavour to minimise disturbance to the public by maintaining access to the BMX track, east-west footpath and the central lawn areas.

    Construction is programmed to be completed in September 2017. Residents, businesses and other stakeholders will be kept informed of progress throughout the construction program.

  • Update: 24 May 2017

    5 months ago
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    Windsor Siding stage 2 works are underway.

    This stage will see a new central picnic area including shelter and seating, drinking fountain, lighting and BBQ facilities as well as improvements to path networks within Windsor Siding. Pedestrian access will be maintained during construction and the contractors will endeavour to minimise disturbance.


    Windsor Siding stage 2 works are underway.

    This stage will see a new central picnic area including shelter and seating, drinking fountain, lighting and BBQ facilities as well as improvements to path networks within Windsor Siding. Pedestrian access will be maintained during construction and the contractors will endeavour to minimise disturbance.


  • Update: 22 November 2016

    about 1 year ago
    Windsor siding reserve

    The lawn and the BMX track are now open and ready for the community to use. Construction of Stage One was completed in July, with the fences coming down in September. We’d like to thank you for your patience while we waited for the new lawn to grow. The upgrade included:

    · An east-west concrete path connecting to Windsor train station.

    · Installation of a secondary path

    · Upgraded pedestrian lighting

    · An upgrade of the lawn area, and the installation of irrigation system

    · New garden beds, tree planting and park furniture

    · The demolition and relocation of the... Continue reading

    The lawn and the BMX track are now open and ready for the community to use. Construction of Stage One was completed in July, with the fences coming down in September. We’d like to thank you for your patience while we waited for the new lawn to grow. The upgrade included:

    · An east-west concrete path connecting to Windsor train station.

    · Installation of a secondary path

    · Upgraded pedestrian lighting

    · An upgrade of the lawn area, and the installation of irrigation system

    · New garden beds, tree planting and park furniture

    · The demolition and relocation of the existing BMX track

    We hope you enjoy your upgraded park!

    Stage Two works, which will happen in 2017, will see upgrades to the central picnic area including the shelter and seating, the drinking fountain as well as improvements to path network within Windsor Siding.


  • Update: July 2016

    about 1 year ago
    Postcard

    Development of the Windsor Siding Masterplan underwent an extensive community engagement program from January to May 2015. Comments and feedback from a wide range of the community were used to develop and inform the Masterplan, which was endorsed by Council on the 21 September 2015. Construction started in May 2016 and Stage One of the development of Windsor Siding finished on July 1st, 2016 followed by Stage 1b which includes the relocation of the BMX track.

    The works included the following items:

    · Construction of East West concrete path connecting to Windsor train station.

    · Construction of a secondary path

    ... Continue reading

    Development of the Windsor Siding Masterplan underwent an extensive community engagement program from January to May 2015. Comments and feedback from a wide range of the community were used to develop and inform the Masterplan, which was endorsed by Council on the 21 September 2015. Construction started in May 2016 and Stage One of the development of Windsor Siding finished on July 1st, 2016 followed by Stage 1b which includes the relocation of the BMX track.

    The works included the following items:

    · Construction of East West concrete path connecting to Windsor train station.

    · Construction of a secondary path

    · Installation of pedestrian scale lighting

    · Construction of lawn areas

    · Installation of irrigation system to lawn areas

    · New garden bed and tree planting

    · Construction of battered slopes

    · Installation of Stonnington standard furniture

    · Demolition and relocation of the existing BMX track

    Council would like to thank you for your cooperation during the construction of the Stage One. Please be patient as the new lawn area needs time to establish. The lawn will be ready for use in the warmer season.


  • Update: May 2016

    over 1 year ago
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    Stage One of construction is currently in progress. Throughout this period, the majority of the reserve will be closed to the public. Included in this stage of construction is:
    - Regrading of site
    - Construction of new concrete paths
    - Installation of new turf with irrigation
    - Relocation of the existing BMX track
    - New lighting and seating

    Refer to the Capital Works Project Bulletin for a summary of works on the right hand side.

    Stage One of construction is currently in progress. Throughout this period, the majority of the reserve will be closed to the public. Included in this stage of construction is:
    - Regrading of site
    - Construction of new concrete paths
    - Installation of new turf with irrigation
    - Relocation of the existing BMX track
    - New lighting and seating

    Refer to the Capital Works Project Bulletin for a summary of works on the right hand side.

  • Council Recommendations

    over 1 year ago
    Windsor siding

    Council wishes to thank all those who took part in the consultation process and contributed to the final design which will be implemented over a number of years. Five recommendations were adopted by Council.


    1. The Windsor Siding Masterplan be adopted including the following features:-

    • A 3.4 metre wide, lit, path linking to the Windsor Station
    • The retention of existing trees (2 smaller trees located in the existing BMX track mounding to be removed)
    • The trees and mounding opposite the Will Sampson Centre are retained however the vegetation blocking views into the park is removed and replaced with a low-growing, bird attracting understorey
    • The children’s playground and toilet are retained in their current location and the path to the south of the playground is not constructed
    • The BMX track is relocated to the eastern side of the park, and all conditions relating to the Citipower easement are adhered to
    • The hub’s prominence is downgraded to a picnic spot with associated furniture and signage
    • The level changes on the southern boundary are mounded to improve this interface

    2. Council continues to liaise with Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and Vic Track to facilitate an agreement whereby the path linking the park to the station is approved and upgraded

    3. Council develop a comprehensive maintenance program with the Parks Unit to ensure that high quality standards are applied to the Park

    4. Council liaise with the Department of Health and Human Services to reallocate the original State Government funding for a fenced dog park to other infrastructure within the park

    5. The Windsor Siding Masterplan be exhibited in the Park and that all residents who took part in the consultation process are advised of the endorsed plan

    Council wishes to thank all those who took part in the consultation process and contributed to the final design which will be implemented over a number of years.


    Council wishes to thank all those who took part in the consultation process and contributed to the final design which will be implemented over a number of years. Five recommendations were adopted by Council.


    1. The Windsor Siding Masterplan be adopted including the following features:-

    • A 3.4 metre wide, lit, path linking to the Windsor Station
    • The retention of existing trees (2 smaller trees located in the existing BMX track mounding to be removed)
    • The trees and mounding opposite the Will Sampson Centre are retained however the vegetation blocking views into the park is removed and replaced with a low-growing, bird attracting understorey
    • The children’s playground and toilet are retained in their current location and the path to the south of the playground is not constructed
    • The BMX track is relocated to the eastern side of the park, and all conditions relating to the Citipower easement are adhered to
    • The hub’s prominence is downgraded to a picnic spot with associated furniture and signage
    • The level changes on the southern boundary are mounded to improve this interface

    2. Council continues to liaise with Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and Vic Track to facilitate an agreement whereby the path linking the park to the station is approved and upgraded

    3. Council develop a comprehensive maintenance program with the Parks Unit to ensure that high quality standards are applied to the Park

    4. Council liaise with the Department of Health and Human Services to reallocate the original State Government funding for a fenced dog park to other infrastructure within the park

    5. The Windsor Siding Masterplan be exhibited in the Park and that all residents who took part in the consultation process are advised of the endorsed plan

    Council wishes to thank all those who took part in the consultation process and contributed to the final design which will be implemented over a number of years.