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New Park Coming Soon on Waterloo Road

Consultation closed on 02 June 2019
The City of Ryde is delivering a new public park that will be located close to Macquarie Park Metro Station, highly accessible from surrounding streets and will create a vibrant open space attractive for local workers, commuters and the local community. 
What are the key features of the new park?

The concept design for the park is available to view which includes key features such as outdoor exercise equipment, event space, a 250m fitness loop, seating, BBQ area, public artwork, kick-about space, WiFi and an amenities building. 

Vote on the naming of the park

Council is inviting the community to vote on their favourite name for the new park. The following names have been proposed to recognise significant aspects of the City of Ryde’s social and cultural heritage, however you can also suggest your own:

  • The Market Gardens 

    Recognition of the unique history of Macquarie Park and the area's multicultural tradition and community. Throughout the late 1800’s and into the early 20th Century, the Macquarie Park area was predominantly Market Gardens and agricultural land. 

  • Hamlin Park 

    Dr. Catherine Hamlin AC (1924 - ) was raised in the Hermitage, Denistone, co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistual Hospital with her husband Dr. Reginald Hamlin in Ethiopia dedicated to providing free surgery to women suffering childbirth injuries throughout Africa, in 1983 appointed a Member of the Order of Australia, nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 1999, and in 2001 was awarded the Centenary Medal. 

  • Marie Byles Park
    Ms Marie Byles (1900 - 1979) was the first practising female solicitor in New South Wales, operating a law practice in Eastwood. 
Latest Updates

Have Your Say has now closed

Published on 3 June 2019

Have Your Say has now closed for the New Park Coming Soon on Waterloo Road.

Have Your Say is now open

Published on 8 May 2019

Have Your Say is now open for the New Park Coming Soon on Waterloo Road.

Have Your Say

You can Have Your Say on the design and name of the new park on Waterloo Road by completing the interactive map or by filling in the online submission form below.

Provide feedback on the concept design via the interactive map

Use the interactive map here to tell us what your favourite features of the park concept design are and any changes you would like to see. You will also have an opportunity to vote on your favourite name for the park after leaving a comment on the map. Submissions will be received up until Sunday 2 June 2019.

Community Drop-in Sessions

You're invited to meet with the project team at one of our community pop-up stalls to view the concept deisgn, vote on a name and ask any questions you may have:

When: Thursday 16 May 2019
Time: 8:30am-10:00am
Where: Novartis, 54 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park
When: Thursday 16 May 2019
Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm
Where: Venture Cafe Sydney, 58 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park

Vote on the naming of the park via the online submission form

If you would like to only provide feedback on the name of the new park, use the online submission form below to vote on your favourite option, or suggest your own. Submissions will be received up until Sunday 2 June 2019.

Click here to view form.

Last updated on 4 June 2019