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Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve

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Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve

CLIENT: Frankaston City Council
LOCATION: Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve
WORKS: Synthetic AFL and Soccer Pitch
YEAR: 2019

Project Description
Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve is a large reserve with football ground, cricket pitch and home of several local sporting clubs. The synthetic sports field for Football, Soccer and Cricket for part of the $7.5 million revamp.

Key Features

  • Bulk Earthworks
  • Drainage
  • Fencing around perimeter including backdrop fence at each end
  • Vertical draining profile
  • Synthetic playing surface with Linemarking for summer and winter sports
  • Cricket Wicket
  • Goal Storage Enclosure
  • Passive recreation elements including walkways

What we did
LDEng was engaged by Synthetic Turf Supplier Tuff Turf Pty to complete the design and documentation for the Synthetic Pitch. Design also included a start of the art synthetic cricket wicket in accordance with AFL and CA’s newest guidelines. The Synthetic oval was part of the AFL and CA Pilot project. AFL and CA have defined new standards to improve the cricket wicket covers that are used to cover cricket wickets in the football season. By making the cricket wicket cover a slightly different colour to the outfield, the cover will be visible to the players therefore reduce the risks associated with the transition.