Helensburgh Park (500340) and Helensburgh Park (500345)

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Helensburgh Park (500340)

Location
Helensburgh Park Reserve number 500340 forms part of Rex Jackson Park.
Proposed Community Land Category Mix
Sportsground

Crown Reserve Purpose
Public Recreation

Initial Category under the CLM Act
Sportsground

Key Considerations for the Reserve
All of Reserve 500340 is included in Rex Jackson Park. It is the part of Rex Jackson Park that has Park Avenue as a western border. There are tennis courts and sporting fields and parking areas in this reserve.


Helensburgh Park (500345)

Location
Helensburgh Park Reserve number 500345 includes the majority of Rex Jackson Park and all of Charles Harper Park. Reserve 500345 is north-east of Blackwell Street. Waratah Street is the on its western boundary. Parkes Street is the southern boundary and Walker Street is its eastern boundary.

Proposed Community Land Category Mix
Sportsground
Park
Area of Cultural Significance

Crown Reserve Purpose
Public Recreation

Initial Category under the CLM Act
Sportsground

Key Considerations for the Reserve
Reserve 500345 includes the majority of Rex Jackson Park and all of Charles Harper Park. Rugby League, Cricket, Tennis, Netball, Football are all played in Rex Jackson Park. Improvements within the reserve 500345:

  • sports grounds
  • Footpath
  • automated public toilet
  • memorial, monuments
  • park benches, bins, water bubbler, water tap
  • low wooden fences
  • parking
  • BBQ area
  • playground
  • swimming pool facility
  • outdoor gym
  • outdoor gazebo
  • sport equipment storage building, storage containers
  • sport administration building
  • oval grandstand
  • storage containers
  • skate park facilities
  • dirt bike track
  • netball courts

In May 2019, Council worked with local children to create art that will be part of the entrance wall at the playground. Council will be replacing the playground at Charles Harper Park soon and approved the tender for the work at its meeting of 22 July 2019.

Within the reserve is the Charles Harper Memorial, a War memorial and pine tree plantings that are heritage listed under the Wollongong 2009 LEP. For more information on the memorial, see www.historichelensburgh.org.au/charles-harper-memorial

Helensburgh Park (500340)

Location
Helensburgh Park Reserve number 500340 forms part of Rex Jackson Park.
Proposed Community Land Category Mix
Sportsground

Crown Reserve Purpose
Public Recreation

Initial Category under the CLM Act
Sportsground

Key Considerations for the Reserve
All of Reserve 500340 is included in Rex Jackson Park. It is the part of Rex Jackson Park that has Park Avenue as a western border. There are tennis courts and sporting fields and parking areas in this reserve.


Helensburgh Park (500345)

Location
Helensburgh Park Reserve number 500345 includes the majority of Rex Jackson Park and all of Charles Harper Park. Reserve 500345 is north-east of Blackwell Street. Waratah Street is the on its western boundary. Parkes Street is the southern boundary and Walker Street is its eastern boundary.

Proposed Community Land Category Mix
Sportsground
Park
Area of Cultural Significance

Crown Reserve Purpose
Public Recreation

Initial Category under the CLM Act
Sportsground

Key Considerations for the Reserve
Reserve 500345 includes the majority of Rex Jackson Park and all of Charles Harper Park. Rugby League, Cricket, Tennis, Netball, Football are all played in Rex Jackson Park. Improvements within the reserve 500345:

  • sports grounds
  • Footpath
  • automated public toilet
  • memorial, monuments
  • park benches, bins, water bubbler, water tap
  • low wooden fences
  • parking
  • BBQ area
  • playground
  • swimming pool facility
  • outdoor gym
  • outdoor gazebo
  • sport equipment storage building, storage containers
  • sport administration building
  • oval grandstand
  • storage containers
  • skate park facilities
  • dirt bike track
  • netball courts

In May 2019, Council worked with local children to create art that will be part of the entrance wall at the playground. Council will be replacing the playground at Charles Harper Park soon and approved the tender for the work at its meeting of 22 July 2019.

Within the reserve is the Charles Harper Memorial, a War memorial and pine tree plantings that are heritage listed under the Wollongong 2009 LEP. For more information on the memorial, see www.historichelensburgh.org.au/charles-harper-memorial

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