Richard Murden Reserve - Multi purpose courts

  • Project description
    Three multi-purpose courts with lighting, bubbler, bike racks, paths and landscaping.
  • Project address:
    Richard Murden Reserve, Hawthorne Parade, Haberfield
  • Progress: Project is underway
  • Expected completion date: July 2019
  • Budget: $800,000
  • Contact: Sandra Chin, Parks Project Manager on 9392 5007 or
  • Community engagement: View previous Richard Murden Reserve engagement on our Your Say website
  • Project details:

    Phase 1 Works: Construction 2019 (outlined in red on plan below)

    - Conversion of existing basketball court to three multi-purpose courts with reversible netball / basketball goals
    - New bike racks and bins
    - New planting and landscaping
    - New water refill/dog bowl station
    - Realign shared path (temporary path) adjacent to Hawthorne Canal
    - Removal of existing path next to road
    - New fencing between edge of courts and new shared path
    - Removal of one fitness station
    - New trees

    Future Works - Funded (outlined in blue on plan below)

    - 2020; New shared path and lighting as part of the GreenWay Master Plan works
    - 2022; New public toilet

    Future Works - Unfunded (outlined in blue on plan below)

    - New picnic shelter and basketball half court
    - New fitness station as part of Greenway Master Plan works

    Improving Parking

    - Existing parking spaces along Hawthorne Parade will be lined marked to improve parking efficiency
    - Parking and traffic conditions will be reviwed six months after the courts are opened for use

    Access to Courts

    - The facilities will be hard surface training courts with bookings available during week day afternoons and evenings
  • Concept plan:
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Richard Murden Concept
Richard Murden Reserve Concept Plan (PDF 560.8KB)

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Page last updated: 30 Oct 2020