Gipps Street Draft Management Plan Under Public Review

Penrith City Council has commenced public exhibition of the Draft Plan of Management (POM) for the Gipps Street Recreation Precinct, Claremont Meadows.

The Draft POM provides direction as to the use and management of Council-owned community land in the Precinct and is a requirement of the Local Government Act.

Public exhibition of the Draft POM will be open until Monday 22 July 2024. Submissions for the Draft POM can be made until 11.59pm on Monday 5 August 2024.

Penrith Mayor Todd Carney said the Draft Plan of Management was the latest step in the Gipps Street project.

"I encourage the community to read the Draft Plan of Management and provide their feedback," Cr Carney said.

To view the Draft Plan of Management for Gipps Street and submit your comments, visit

Hard copies of the Draft Plan of Management are also available to view upon request at the Penrith City Council Civic Centre which is located at 601 High Street, Penrith. It is open from 8.30am until 4pm on weekdays.

The $44.5 million Gipps Street Recreation Precinct project is proudly funded by Council and the NSW Government who are contributing a combined $13.5 million.

NSW Government funding includes the Western Sydney Infrastructure Grants Program ($7 million), Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund ($5 million), Greater Cities Sport Facility Fund ($1 million), and the Places to Play Program ($500,000).

The Gipps Street Recreation Precinct will open in mid-2024.

Photo Caption: Gipps Street Recreation Precinct under construction in Claremont Meadows.

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