What We Have Achieved

Lake Macquarie Variety Playground

August 2007 - May 2008

Client Information

Lake Macquarie City Council

  • Duration: 9 months
  • Value: $1 M
  • Location: Speers Point Park, Lake Macquarie
  • Project Details

Scope of Work

  • Construct custom designed deck and an assortment of structures including timber pirate boat, and themed painted timber panels and a variety of timber bridges and ramps.
  • Install mixed hard surfaces of concrete, stabilized ryolite paths, paving, flagstone paving and soft-fall materials.
  • Install a range of musical items.
  • Install bins, modified drinking fountains and furniture for disabled access.
  • Install shade structures and play equipment.
  • Install sand pit with rock borders and coordinate the installation of the assorted decorative stone sculptures throughout the park.
  • Install Liberty swing for wheelchair access supplied by Variety, the Children’s Charity.

Significant Achievements

  • Coordinate the large range of subcontractors both through Council and Daracon Group.
  • Complete works whilst dealing with contaminated site soil.
  • Complete additional works within timeframe for official opening.
  • Very high water table created issues for excavation of footings.