Works to begin in Zone 2
Concept plans for Zone 2 and 2X were endorsed by Council in August and included the vision for active and passive recreation spaces with facilities and amenities for all to enjoy.
The first stage of construction will be demolition and removal of some existing infrastructure. Council has awarded a demolition contract to a qualified contractor and the works are expected to be completed by the end of February 2018.
Work on WCE Training, Administration and Community Centre to begin
Perkins Builders have recently been appointed as the main building contractor for the construction of the new West Coast Eagles Training, Administration and Community Facility at Lathlain Park.
Construction on the site has started, with some forward works happening over the past week. Within the next few weeks, construction will begin in earnest.
Sod-turning and works update
Both Oval 1 and Oval 2 continue to develop as the turf establishes critical root structure. With a well-earned rest after the 2017 WAFL season, the turf on Oval 1 will strengthen over the coming summer months. With Oval 2 reaching full coverage, the Demons will be able to share the load on both ovals as the grass is nursed through to maturity.
Lathlain Precinct gets Lotterywest boost
The Hon Ben Wyatt MLA, Member for Victoria Park presented the Town of Victoria Park with a $1.9m grant from Lotterywest on Friday 11 August for the development of community facilities within the Town, specifically part of the Lathlain Precinct Redevelopment Plan (LPRP).
Zone 2 and 2X concept plans endorsed by Counil
Concept plans for Zone 2 and Zone 2X which form the Community Activity Zone of the LPRP have been approved by Council.
The community activity zones will incorporate a mix of passive and active uses including an all-abilities playground, natureplay area, park toilets, universal access pathways, seating and picnic facilities, shade structures, lighting, native landscaping and revegetation.
Zone 3 update
Forward works - Ovals
Work is progressing on the two ovals that form the centrepiece of the Lathlain Park redevelopment.
Stage one of Scouts Building complete
The Town and Scouts are pleased to announce that stage one of Zone 8 is complete and has included:
More Rayment Park works completed
It has been all systems go at Rayment Park and a host of works have recently been completed.
Goal net installation and Jacaranda relocation
The nets have been installed behind the goals on Oval 1, with the help of a crane. This will help stop any footballs from straying too far from the boundary of the oval.