Parking on Tom Wright Reserve
To ease street parking pressures around the Lathlain Park works, the Town has allowed the construction contractor for Zone 2, business hours parking access on Zone 2X for sub-contractor tradespeople and site staff. This arrangement will be in place until on-site parking becomes available as construction progresses.
West Coast Eagles construction update
The West Coast Eagles and Wirrpanda Foundation training, administration and community facility is advancing quickly.
Much of the concrete base has been poured and the waterproof membrane to the aquatic area has been applied, enabling some back-filling of sand from the stockpile to begin. Construction of the facility remains on track for completion in early 2019.
New mural for Keith Hayes Community Centre
The Lathlain Carlisle Playgroup recently commissioned an indoor mural for the Keith Hayes Community Centre.
Zone 7 update - May 2018
The endorsed concept plan for 90 degree parking along the southern side of McCartney Crescent is being reviewed to fit in with the newly planned traffic calming measures for McCartney Crescent, developed with community input.
Zone 8 update - May 2018
The Zone 8 project included refurbishing the Scout hall with mostly external works to improve functionality and the appearance of the building. These works are now complete.
The Carlisle Scout Group lease fixed term for this site ended some time ago and the Scouts continue to hold the lease on a monthly basis.
Sale of 12 Lathlain Place
In October 2017, Council approved to begin a sales process for a vacant block of land that the Town owns at 12 Lathlain Place.
Advertising of the property has occurred and an offer has been received. The Town is now seeking written submissions from community before Council considers the offer.
Zone 1 update - May 2018
Zone 1 incorporates the development of brand new facilities for the Perth Football Club including multi-purpose/shared spaces that can accommodate community events, activities and programs.
The Zone 1 development is on hold pending additional funding being sourced.
Zone 2 and 2X update - May 2018
The first stage of construction for Zone 2 began in February with the demolition and removal of some existing infrastructure including the old toilet block, internal fences and gates, bitumen hardstands and the cottage and outbuilding on Lot 2 (36 Goddard St).
The design consultant team contracted for Zone 2 are completing the detailed design of the area.
Pruning works in Zone 3
Within the next fortnight, the West Coast Eagles will continue its tree maintenance and pruning program at Lathlain Park.
The Federal Department of Environment and Energy has reviewed detailed information relating to the site and advised that no further approvals are required in relation to the pruning program.
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.