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The upgrade of Hudson Park Golf Course to Hudson District Park, has seen the transformation of under-utilised green space, into a thriving and beautiful parkland for all locals.

The upgrade is a realisation of Council’s Community Vision to provide Liveable Neighbourhoods and support Community Wellbeing, by providing opportunities for leisure, exercise and socialising. The project will be completed in 3 stages as outlined below.

This project is proudly funded by the NSW Government under the NSW Public Spaces Legacy Program in association with Strathfield Council.

Stage 1

The stage 1 upgrade of Hudson Park included the transformation of the southern section of the park from golf course to open green space. Included in the upgrade:

  • Extensive tree planting
  • Accessible footpaths
  • Installation of lake with water feature
  • Fragrant Garden, featuring thoughtful landscaping and plants to create a sensory experience
  • Amazing Maze, a formal garden with meandering footpaths
  • Amenities building with community room and toilets

Stage 2

Stage 2 of the upgrade seeks to provide more structured amenities for the use of residents, including:

  • BBQ facilities
  • Sheltered picnic areas
  • Children’s playground
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Sports courts for basketball and volleyball
  • Table tennis tables
  • A second amenities building with toilets

Community Consultation

Consultation on stage 2 of the upgrade was conducted in October and November 2021. As well as affirming Council’s above plans, residents requested the below items be included:

  • Additional shade
  • Additional seating
  • Off-leash dog park (stage 2)
  • Children’s splash park (stage 3)

August 2022 Update

Stage 2 of the Hudson District Park project is on schedule to be completed in late December 2022, with Council set to open half the area in October 2022, featuring a kids playground and courts used for sport.

Works on a kids playground will commence on 15 August including a shade sail and wet pour rubber to increase accessibility in the area. The playground will feature an inclusive double swing, seesaw, inclusive carousal and two active rope installations.

Hard courts along with a natural court will also be installed and include:
– 2 half basketball courts
– 1 half hard netball court
– 1 half futsal court
– 1 grass volleyball court

September 2022 Update

Council’s Parks Team continue to work hard on delivering stage 2 of the Hudson Park upgrade. Early September has seen the below work:

  • Works are commencing for concrete flooring for the futsal court
  • The amenities block work has been completed
  • Dog park fencing is completed
  • Pathway works are continuing

February 2023 Update

After over a year of works, Council was delighted to officially open Hudson District Park Stage 2 on Friday 24 February at 10am.

This project is funded by the NSW Government under the NSW Public Spaces Legacy Program.

Works included:

  • tree planting and landscaping
  • playground
  • one futsal court and 2 half basketball courts
  • amenities building
  • dog park
  • outdoor gym and two table tennis tables
  • kids bicycle track
  • pathway, shelters, barbecues and seating.

March 2022 Update

At it’s ordinary meeting on 7 March 2022, Council resolved to remove two items from the Hudson District Park plan, in order to preserve passive green space. The below will no longer be included in the Park:

  • Amphitheatre
  • Grass sledding feature
Timeline
  • Project Commences

    October 2019

  • Stage 1 Completed

    April 2022

  • Stage 2 Completed

    December 2022

Funding

This project is proudly funded by the NSW Government in association with Strathfield Council.

Contact Details

Should you have questions regarding this project, please contact Michael McAulay, Recreation Planner, on 02 9748 9999 or michael.mcaulay@strathfield.nsw.gov.au

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