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Albury Riverside Precinct

This multi-million dollar project will provide spectacular riverside experiences including boardwalks, a floating dock, car parking, lighting, landscaping and new pathways along the river’s edge behind the Albury Swim Centre.

About this project

The Albury Riverside Precinct is one of the four major projects we are delivering in partnership with the NSW Government under the Regional Growth Environment and Tourism Fund (RGETF). All projects improve our connection with the Murray River and will be ready for us to enjoy by mid 2021.

This project will transform a section of the river behind the Albury Swim Centre at Hovell Tree Park and will change the way both residents and visitors interact with the Murray River and its surrounding open space. The scope of works for the project includes the development of the following public infrastructure:

  • A boardwalk along the river
  • Jetty access and a mooring point
  • Formalising access to the river in specific areas
  • BBQs and picnic facilities
  • Built shade structures
  • Better car parking
  • Improved links with the Wagirra Trail, CBD and Hovell Tree Park.

Council has included funding for the construction phase in the draft 2020-21 budget. The funding proposed is:

  • $3,900,000 - 2020-21
  • $2,180,000 - 2021-22
  • $490,000 - 2022 - 23

This project is currently in the detailed design phase. A series of approvals will be required following the detailed design. Construction is expected to commence in mid 2020.

25 February 2020

At the Council meeting last night Council endorsed the refined Riverside Precinct concept designs. The project will now progress to detailed design stage noting the comments received through the public exhibition process. Detailed design will be completed on all stages however only stages 1, 2a and 2b will be constructed as part of the Regional Growth, Environment and Tourism funded project.

Staging plan

1. Landscaping adjoining Hovell Tree Park shelter

2a. Riverside Precinct/promenade

2b. Peninsula

2c. Water Play (to be included in the Citywide Play Space Strategy as an additional stage at Oddies Creek Play Space)

3. Car Park

4. Noreuil Parade shared zone and market area

8 November 2019

The pubic exhibition period for the refined Riverside Precinct concept designs concluded on 1 November 2019. A report is being prepared for council which will outline the comments received and any amendments to the designs.

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