Environment & Community major projects

These projects will be delivered by the Environment & Community group of Council. This group includes Library & cultural, Tourism & events, Parks & recreation, Community development & facilities, Environmental health and Council property.

Cathro Park Toowoomba
We are upgrading Cathro Park to provide an important link between the Railway Parklands Precinct and Queens Park. In January 2018, we approved a concept master plan for the upgrade of Cathro Park on the corner of Ruthven Street and Chalk Drive in the north-east edge of Toowoomba’s CBD. The first stage of the upgrade covers the area from Ruthven Street to Neil Street. Key features include a shared pedestrian/cycle connection with ...
Depot workers
This project involves the construction of a new principal depot facility at Nass Rd, Charlton. It will be a central operations hub for a number of Council’s operational areas providing a modern, low maintenance and sustainable workplace to replace existing ageing facilities. The new facility will include administration offices, workshops, storage areas, training facilities and parking. Start date July 2016 Completion date Late 2019 Stages Detailed design to be completed late ...
The Highfields Library Project is a Council initiative to construct a library, customer service centre and community meeting facility in Highfields. This will be located on the corner of Balmoral Street and O’Brien Road in Highfields (see map below). Council has identified the need for a library to be constructed in Highfields to replace the existing temporary facility which supports around 52,600 visitors each year. The current library – a demountable str ...
Highfields Sport and Recreation Park is a district level recreation and sports park in at 220 Barracks Road, Highfields. It provides new sporting facilities for the high growth community in and around Highfields. The vision for the Highfields Sport and Recreation Park is to provide a high quality multi-sports facility that offers a range of opportunities for local members and visiting teams. The facility will also provide quality recreation and physical ...
Through the park upgrades project, some parks will benefit from new recreation and play opportunities whilst others will receive upgrades to meet changed standards and population growth.  + - Picnic Point planning Click to collapse Ensuring that Picnic Point continues to be one of our premier parks, $100,000 was allocated for master planning to commence in 2017.  Activities for the year will include: Development of a Conservation Managemen ...
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