Thomas H Halton Park - Draft Master Plan

Consultation has concluded

On Monday 26 June, Council adopted a new Master Plan for Thomas H Halton Park, which will guide the park’s transformation into an exciting recreation precinct.

Some of the upgrades and improvements in the Plan include new amenities blocks, an upgraded playground with picnic facilities, a learner cyclist circuit, a skate, BMX and scooter park, outdoor fitness equipment and exercise circuit, an enclosed dog exercise area, and a proposed location for a semi-permanent or permanent cafe.

The community showed overwhelming support for the draft Master Plan, complimenting the proposed layout and recreational opportunities outlined in the Plan, as well as identifying some improvements that have been incorporated into the adopted Plan.

Take a look at a snapshot of community engagement during public exhibition.

On Monday 26 June, Council adopted a new Master Plan for Thomas H Halton Park, which will guide the park’s transformation into an exciting recreation precinct.

Some of the upgrades and improvements in the Plan include new amenities blocks, an upgraded playground with picnic facilities, a learner cyclist circuit, a skate, BMX and scooter park, outdoor fitness equipment and exercise circuit, an enclosed dog exercise area, and a proposed location for a semi-permanent or permanent cafe.

The community showed overwhelming support for the draft Master Plan, complimenting the proposed layout and recreational opportunities outlined in the Plan, as well as identifying some improvements that have been incorporated into the adopted Plan.

Take a look at a snapshot of community engagement during public exhibition.

Consultation has concluded
  • Thank you!

    over 2 years ago

    Around 800 people actively participated in the first stage of consultation.

    You can view the full engagement summary here.

    All feedback was considered in the preparation of the Thomas H Halton Park draft Master Plan. The draft plan is expected to be available for public comment soon, following recommendation from Council.


    Around 800 people actively participated in the first stage of consultation.

    You can view the full engagement summary here.

    All feedback was considered in the preparation of the Thomas H Halton Park draft Master Plan. The draft plan is expected to be available for public comment soon, following recommendation from Council.


  • Council commences consultation for Thomas H Halton Park, Croudace Bay

    about 3 years ago

    20 June 2016

    Council commences consultation for Thomas H Halton Park, Croudace Bay

    Lake Macquarie City Council is planning for an exciting new recreation precinct at Thomas H Halton Park, Croudace Bay, and will be working with the community to prepare a draft Master Plan for the popular park.

    Council’s Manager Community Planning, John Ferguson, said consultation with the community will occur in late June, and throughout July.

    “The ideas and feedback provided will assist Council in planning new and improved facilities, which will better serve local residents ...

    20 June 2016

    Council commences consultation for Thomas H Halton Park, Croudace Bay

    Lake Macquarie City Council is planning for an exciting new recreation precinct at Thomas H Halton Park, Croudace Bay, and will be working with the community to prepare a draft Master Plan for the popular park.

    Council’s Manager Community Planning, John Ferguson, said consultation with the community will occur in late June, and throughout July.

    “The ideas and feedback provided will assist Council in planning new and improved facilities, which will better serve local residents and the wider Lake Macquarie community,” Mr Ferguson said.

    “We will be asking the community to tell us what proposed features they like, could be improved or would like included as part of this major project.

    “A draft Master Plan will be developed in consultation with the community and exhibited for further comment later this year.”

    Potential upgrades for the park could include a dog agility area, a first for Lake Macquarie, as well as outdoor gym equipment, running loop and cycling connections, open space for events, BMX track, disc golf course, learner bicycle circuit and obstacles, improved amenity blocks, picnic areas, a new playground and upgraded skate park.

    To find out more about the draft Master Plan for Thomas H Halton Park and provide your ideas, go to haveyoursaylakemac.com.au/thomas-h-halton-park or visit Lake Mac Libraries Swansea or Belmont branches or Council’s Administration Building at Speers Point before Monday 18 July.

    Council staff will be available to discuss this exciting project at Thomas H Halton Park (near the playground), between 9-11am on Wednesday 29 June, 3-5pm on Monday 4 July and 10am-1pm on Saturday 9 July.


  • Preparations begin for Thomas H Halton Park Master Plan

    about 3 years ago

    24 February 2016

    Lake Macquarie City Council has commenced investigations, including survey work, at Thomas H Halton Park at Croudace Bay, to help prepare a Master Plan for the popular park.

    Council’s Manager Community Planning, John Ferguson, said Council will be exhibiting the draft Plan later this year.

    “This is an exciting project for the Croudace Bay and Eleebana communities and we are looking forward to consulting with the community to develop a draft Plan,” Mr Ferguson said.

    Proposed features of the Plan include a park upgrade, major feature playground, BMX track, skate park upgrade and dog exercise area.


    24 February 2016

    Lake Macquarie City Council has commenced investigations, including survey work, at Thomas H Halton Park at Croudace Bay, to help prepare a Master Plan for the popular park.

    Council’s Manager Community Planning, John Ferguson, said Council will be exhibiting the draft Plan later this year.

    “This is an exciting project for the Croudace Bay and Eleebana communities and we are looking forward to consulting with the community to develop a draft Plan,” Mr Ferguson said.

    Proposed features of the Plan include a park upgrade, major feature playground, BMX track, skate park upgrade and dog exercise area.