Sydney has approved the concept design of a new park called
The Drying Green in reference to the former wool washing industry in the area.
The design was prepared by
Mcregor+Coxall and will have play areas and grassed areas for gatherings.
The park is 6,200 square metres in size and is one of the many parks Sydney is constructing in
Construction will commence mid-2016 and will take approximately one year to complete.
It is located in the upcoming Zetland Avenue and will be used by inhabitants of the new
Green Square Town centre that will house 6,800 people and see 8,000 workers.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the park will play a pivotal role in providing recreation.
“The Drying Green park will play an important recreational role for residents, visitors and businesses of Green Square,” Mr Moore said.
“The name of this new park acknowledges the important role this industrial area played in Sydney’s development."Green Square will also see new community facilities such as a library, plaza and childcare centres.
Green Square’s populace will reach 54,000 upon completion in 2030, with around 10,000 apartments to be finished construction in the next four years.