Local Projects

16 April, 2020

Following is a selection of new, updated and significant projects in each ward, planned for 2020/21.


Ellesmere Ward

  • Leeston Park – installation of new cricket nets ($37,000)
  • Southbridge – Southbridge pool painting and sealing ($5,000)
  • Southbridge Hall – replacement of windows ($200,000)
  • Southbridge Hall – entrance pavement safety improvements ($35,000 brought forward from 2022/23)
  • Lakeside Hall - car park lighting ($8,200)
  • Development of new neighbourhood reserve in Southbridge ($88,655) Wastewater pipeline renewals ($1 million)

Malvern Ward

  • Hororata, Blackberry Patch house – roof replacement ($50,000 brought forward from 2027/28)
  • Darfield Library – roof replacement ($46,600 brought forward from 2025/26)
  • Springfield Pit Reserve – continued development ($20,000) to continue momentum on this community-led project
  • Lake Coleridge – playground equipment renewal ($61,000 brought forward from 2022–26)
  • Castle Hill – additional budget for extension to Castle Hill Community centre ($100,000)
  • Hororata Reserve – upgrade public toilets ($183,690 brought forward from 2023/24 and part funded from the Government’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund)
  • Rewi Alley car park resurfacing ($5,000 brought forward from 2022/23) Darfield Community Centre – entrance upgrade ($52,839)
  • Castle Hill Wastewater Pond upgrade

Selwyn Central Ward

  • Brookside Park – installation of new cricket nets ($40,000)
  • West Melton – Retford Common reserve development ($100,000 to undertake development of this reserve – funded from reserve development contributions)
  • Foster Park – internal roadways for emergency access to indoor courts ($433,280 brought forward 2021/22 and 2022/23)
  • Development of new neighbourhood reserves in Rolleston ($155,064) Rolleston and Lincoln water capacity upgrades ($920,000)

Springs Ward

  • First stage of development at new Prebbleton sports park in Birches Road ($2.68 Million)
  • Shands Road Cemetery roadway extension ($104,448) Upgrade Liffey Domain public toilet in Lincoln ($317,034)
  • Renew lighting at the tennis courts at Broadfield Reserve ($29,326)
  • Renewal of gazebo at Springston Cemetery ($8,000 brought forward from 2022/23) Water renewals ($370,000)
  • Wastewater upgrades and renewals ($646,000)
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