Project Background

The upgrade to Barwon Street Reserve, Taylors Hill is a jointly funded project between Melton City Council and the Victorian Government. The project will provide new play, sporting and exercise equipment, improve path connections, the kickabout space and amenity around the picnic area, and increase tree planting, to enhance the facilities that the park offers to the local community.

Have Your Say

Thank you to all participants who shared their insights during the consultation period from 10 July to 6 August, 2023. Your valuable feedback, gathered through various channels including online surveys, physical flyers, emails, telephone correspondence, and an on-site weekend session at Barwon Street Reserve, significantly contributed to the refinement of the final design. For a summary of the feedback received and the corresponding actions taken by Council, please refer to the document library.

The final design has now been finalised, incorporating several adjustments from the initial concept plan:

  • Addition of fitness equipment
  • Installation of a wider range of furniture such as bins, a drinking fountain, and seating/platforms
  • Modifications to the path network to enhance accessibility
  • Integration of play equipment catering to a wider spectrum of ages and abilities, encompassing fitness amenities, swings, a sandpit with water play features, nature-oriented play elements, and an expanded range of inclusive play.

Concept Plan Final Plan