The Association has been in contact with several GCC officers regarding the possibilities for the use of, and the need for facilities in, the area recently added to the park. This additional area came as a result of council acquiring and demolishing two houses adjacent to the existing park, they being in a seriously flood prone area. One suggestion being discussed and researched is the provision of a trike track for small children aound the circumference of the area.
It appears that council does not have any funds to improve the new area. However, any facilities that may be financed by the Association and/or the community generally would need to be to council specifications, be sourced from council suppliers and installed by the council. The costs may well be prohibitive – for example a picnic table & bench set costs over $3500. Tha Association Committee has also looked at a bike/trike track installed by council in a small park on the Woy Woy peninsula – cost over $80,000. This type of installation may well be more than is needed in Turo Park. Have a look at the pictures below.
The Association would like some feedback from the community before going on to a more formal community consultation. You will find the extension area to the left of the existing Turo Park. It is intersected by the creek over which council has installed a rather ‘unglamourous’ concrete bridge. See our HOME page for FEEDBACK addresses.