Enhancing our Community Spaces – Richardson Park Revitalisation on Track

NT Government

The Territory Labor Government is enhancing and activating community and recreational areas for all Territorians to enjoy.

The revitalisation of Richardson Park is well underway with foundation works finished and civil components now 40 per cent complete.

The Territory Labor Government has allocated $7.1 million to revitalise the park and build a new road access into Ludmilla Primary School, while preserving the sporting significance of the site.

Being delivered over multiple stages, the redevelopment includes:

a road extension of Richardson Drive to the Ludmilla School boundary, including carparks, driveways and pathways, which will improve access to the school for parents and students;reconstruction of the playing field, as well as landscaping including grassed areas;a serviced site for new ablutions and change room facilities, which will be constructed in a future works contract;earthworks and stormwater drainage, andservices including electrical, water, sewer, telecommunications and CCTV cameras.

Additional community infrastructure will also be installed, including exercise and playground equipment.

A separate tender will also be released soon for ablutions block, change rooms, storage areas and associated undercover area.

All work on site is anticipated to be completed in the first half of 2023.

Quotes from Chief Minister Natasha Fyles:

“The Territory Labor Government is creating revitalised and community friendly areas for everyone to enjoy.

“Work is 40% complete at the Richardson Park site which will see an upgraded playing field, exercise equipment and a playground area for our children.

“This is a fantastic job creating project that will continue Richardson Park’s legacy as a much loved community recreation area.”

Quotes from the Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Eva Lawler:

“Richardson Park is a significant community site that has long provided recreation opportunities for the community, and will continue to do so well into the future.

“The memorial for Warren “Shadow” Mount will be preserved during the works and reinstated to an appropriate area upon completion.”

Northern Territory Government

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