Heidelberg United FC is pleased to announce that Stage 2 works of the Olympic Park redevelopment will begin over the next few days.
The following Stage 2 works have been approved in this budget round:
- Synthetic pitch to the west of the Main (Kelly) Pavilion for MiniRoos, Match Day Main Pitch Warm Up and training use (including drainage, fencing and lighting);
- Car parking behind the grandstand with Water Sensitive Urban Design elements including bio swales and bio retention basins (147 spaces);
- Removal of old toilet block near Southern Road;
- New toilet block to the south side of the grandstand;
- Playground with nature place, structured play, shelter, BBQs and picnic furniture close to Pitch 2 (current Cricket and Football pitch);
- Electrical substation upgrades and main pitch lighting;
- 1956 Memorial Olympic Garden to the North of the Synthetic pitch; and
- Landscaping and shared paths.
The club is grateful for the City of Banyule’s commitment to continue with the project during this difficult period.
“In these challenging times it is great to see the project progressing. It is important for the football and broader community to see work being done in this area. It gives the Club great hope that we will come out of this unprecedented period in a better position to provide football and other programs to the members of our community,” said Club President, Steve Tsalikidis. “We would like to acknowledge and thank all the stakeholders particularly the Andrew’s Government and City of Banyule for their ongoing commitment and support. Without them projects like this could not go ahead.”
The continued works will not impact the season when football is finally back online in 2020.
Further details of the Olympic Park redevelopment can be found on the Shaping Banyule site https://shaping.banyule.vic.gov.au/olympicpark
A detailed map of the development stages that is attached can also be found here https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/hdp.au.prod.app.ban-shapingbanyule.files/5715/7247/6974/Staging_Plan_-_Olympic_Park_Precinct_Redevelopment.PDF