Gunyama Park Aquatic and Rec Centre

Mecone provided planning advice for the 'Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre', a new aquatic center and park with a striking architectural design in the Green Square urban renewal area.

About the project

At the Central Sydney Planning Committee meeting on 11 May 2017, the City of Sydney Council carried unanimously the recommendation to grant development consent to the ‘Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre’, a new aquatic centre and park located in the Green Square urban renewal area. The aquatic centre features a striking architectural design prepared by Andrew Burges Architects in association with Grimshaw and T.C.L, which was the winning design of an architectural design competition held by the City in 2014. The building will adjoin the new ‘Gunyama Park’ which will include a playing field, playground, walkways, fitness equipment and other park amenities. Mecone’s involvement include planning advice and services, and lodgement of a development applications. Scope of works included:

  • Working alongside the architectural team to provide advice around planning constraints and the planning pathway
  • Prepared in support of the development the Statement of Environmental Effects
  • Clause 4.6 Variation Request
  • Futher advice and responses to information requests following DA lodgement in 2016

Architects: ABA Grimshaw