What is the vision for this site?
What are the implementation timelines for the masterplan?
Who is paying for all the elements identified in the new masterplan?
There are a number of stakeholders to this master plan that may financially contribute
towards future development of the facilities. Primarily Council will fund most of the upgrades however other parties who have a key interest in the site including the Victorian State
Government, Sport and Recreation Victoria, Sporting Associations such as Cycling Victoria,
Football Federation Victoria and Bowls Australia; and Northcote City Football Club also have
a role to play in provision of funding to see various elements of the master plan become a
Will the synthetic soccer pitches be upgraded?
Council has allocated budget to upgrade the three exiting synthetic soccer pitches. Thisproject is due to start by September 2017 and it is anticipated that works will be completedby March 2018.
What is happening with the intersection and car parking?
The masterplan needs to take into account the current and future car parking needs of the precinct. Traffic engineers have estimated that nearly 800 car parks are required throughout the precinct to meet the current and future needs of sporting users. This allowance has been made in the planning for the site. The proposed intersection and car parking layout can be seen in the draft masterplan. These proposed changes will provide a safer vehicle and pedestrian egress to and throughout the precinct.
What sports will the precinct cater for?
When will some of the key elements happen?
The upgraded synthetic soccer pitches should be operational by March 2018. Council is aiming to commence construction on the multi-sports stadium by 2019 with the build taking approximately 18 months. Other elements such as realignment of the soccer pitches do not have a set date yet. These may not happen for up to 10 years and are subject to external funding.
Will there be disruption on the site while facilities are being constructed?
How can I get involved in sports at this site?