A skate park, safari-themed playground, expansive green lawns, a dog park and a multi-use court – City of Parramatta’s newest community space is John Wearn Reserve and it certainly delivers.
Situated in Carlingford NSW, the upgrade of John Wearn Reserve came from a need to provide the growing community with a large recreational space that meets the needs of all. Part of the City of Parramatta’s North Rocks Park Precinct Masterplan this new space also features meandering pathways, barbecue and picnic facilities, a fitness station and amenities block.
If the number of visitors to the new John Wearn Reserve are anything to go by, we’d say the project has been a success. The skate park has been a hit, catering to all ages and abilities with deep bowls, ramps, rails and ledges. Mature trees stand pride of place , and 100’s of new species of plants and shrubs have been planted.
Other elements completed by our construction team include:
- Demolition and disposal of existing park
- 2 bridges completed by our building division
- Drainage and irrigation works
- Paving, asphalt, kerbs and gutters
- Terrace walls
- Construction of a sandstone creek bed/swale
According to Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott, the upgrades help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community.
“Public spaces have always been important to community health, wellbeing and prosperity, and the new and improved upgrades to John Wearn Reserve will deliver a vibrant revitalised space for recreation, leisure, and physical activity in the Carlingford and North Rocks communities,” Mr Elliott said.