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Riverside Park
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Council is proceeding with the works associated for the new Riverside Park on John St to be located at the site of the former Sutton dealership.

The concept plans by Terras Landscape Architects were endorsed by Council in 2016 and community feedback was invited during a public exhibition period.

The scope of the design includes:
  • Construction of a café space
  • Installation of two playgrounds - one for older children and one for younger children
  • Construction of public amenities
  • Footpath linkages to the river and existing cycleway
  • Lighting
  • Landscaping and casual seating

Council purchased the property in late 2013 comprising two parcels of land either side of John St. 

The project is being funded from developer contributions (section 94) towards public open space and voluntary planning agreements.

For construction progress shots, please see the Singleton Council Facebook page. 

Status as at 2 May 2018
Work has been progressing at the Riverside Park site on John Street, with the slabs poured for the climbing towers, structural steel for the kiosk completed and block work installed.

Status as at 12 April 2018
It was busy down on John Street this morning with concrete and pump trucks onsite at Riverside Park. This pour is for the slab of the kiosk

Status as at 3 April 2018
Retaining walls and screw piles completed, 75% of the underground plumbing works complete.

This week there will be even more excavation works on site, with the footings for the kiosk dug.

Status as at 28 February 2018
Work on the much-anticipated Riverside Park has begun this week, a cornerstone of Council’s revitalisation of the Singleton town centre.

The northern end of John Street was a flurry of activity on Tuesday and Wednesday, with temporary fencing erected and demolition and excavation works underway. 

Status as at 22 January 2018
Council endorsed PDA Building Pty Ltd as the successful tenderer at it's last meeting of 2017.

Surveying for the consolidation of all four land lots has been completed.

A construction commence date is yet to be determined.

Status as at 1 August 2017
The tenders for installation of the kiosk and playground closed on 1 August 2017.

The Major Projects team is now working on evaluating the tenders received. The preferred tender will be considered by Council at the meeting on 18 September.

Status as at 20 March 2017
The development application for the Riverside Park Project was approved on 6 March 2017.

The Major Projects team is now working to incorporate the consent conditions into the design.

The next step will be the construction tender process.

Status as at 12 July 2016
90% of the design is being prepared and is under review by the PCG. 

Status as at 24 May 2016
Council has reviewed the 50 per cent design and provided comments to the architect for consideration. Council is proposing to reduce the size of the café to a kiosk-style facility. The designers have commenced working on the 75 per cent design.


Riverside Park - John Street - Perspective views Plan - 10266 - WD - A1002 - B - EJE Architect.JPG

Riverside Park - John Street - Perspective Views Plan - 10266 - WD - A1001 - B- EJE Architect.JPG


Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290