What happens after the concept design is endorsed?

    Not that a final concept plan is endorsed, the project will advance to the detailed design stage before being presented to Council for comment. It will then proceed to the construction stage.

    Who is funding the Byford Skate Park Stage 2 project?

    The Shire received an $800,000 funding commitment from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries to deliver Stage 2. This funding will cover all aspects of the project, including concept design, design development, community engagement and construction.

    Will any trees be removed as part of the works?

    Yes, several native trees will be removed to accommodate the Stage 2 upgrades. These trees will be salvaged and used as logs and tree stumps around the skate park for seating and informal play.

    Will the driveway off Mead Street be effected?

    The driveway off mead street will be removed to make way for the Byford Skate Park - Stage 2 extension.

    When will construction start?

    Construction is anticipated to commence once the Revegetation Management Plan and clearing permit applications have been approved. Stay tuned to this page for further updates.

    Will the skate park be closed during construction?

    The area for the Stage 2 extension will be fenced off. The original skate park will be left open until the new skate park is joined with the original parts. At this time the original skate park will be closed for a short period of time.