Beauty Park Public Toilets
Council has constructed new public toilets within Beauty Park, located in proximity to the existing playground, picnic area and war memorial. The new facility provides park users with:
The project commenced April 2019 and was completed in June 2019.
Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve Redevelopment
Council has completed a number of improvements to the Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve on Wedge Road. Major works are already completed, with minor works still to occur.
A new $3.85 million multi-purpose sporting pavilion for the growing Carrum Downs and Skye communities has been officially opened on 16 August 2018 to allow for increased participation in female and junior sports.
The project was jointly funded by Council ($2.7 million), the Victorian Government ($1.05 million), a Melbourne Water Living Rivers Grant ($55,000) and the Carrum Downs Junior Football Club ($50,000).
The new pavilion provides quality facilities for local sports clubs and also for general recreation use by the local community, featuring:
- A multi-purpose community social room and kitchen kiosk area
- An associated kitchen/kiosk area, which the community is welcome to utilise
- Four change rooms and associated amenities
- Office space
- Community meeting rooms
- Umpires change rooms
- First Aid
- Public toilets
- Recycled water
- Solar panels
- LED lighting
Synthetic Multi-purpose Sporting Field
A new $2.2 million synthetic multi-purpose sporting field featuring a central cricket wicket, lighting, fencing and various line markings will soon be constructed. This is another partnership with the Victorian Government who have provided $500,000 alongside Council's $1.7 million.
The synthetic surface will revolutionise the playing and training experience for sporting clubs.
Frankston Arts Centre Upgrades
Council will be undertaking refurbishment works at Frankston Arts Centre ‘back of house’ areas. Works will include theatre backstage kitchen and dressing room works, including carpet replacement and painting, construction of a new technician office and works in the loading dock.
The project commence in January 2019 with anticipated completion by May 2019.
Frankston Station Precinct Redevelopment
The Victorian Government has recently completed a $63 million redevelopment of the Frankston Station Precinct, officially opened on 6 October 2018, which has transformed the heart of Frankston City into a safe, modern and thriving place to live, work, study, invest, visit and enjoy leisure time in.
A brand new Frankston Station
- Air-conditioned waiting room
- New platforms
- Better access for all abilities
Upgraded Young Street
- New footpath paving
- Better pedestrian friendly facilities
Further works as part of stage one and stage two are still being finalised.
For more information on this project, contact the Level Crossing Removal Authority on 1800 105 105 or visit: www.levelcrossings.vic.gov.au
Frankston Yacht Club
Construction of the new $10.7 million Frankston Yacht Club building is was completed and officially opened on 16 September 2016, with the Yacht Club moving in and a restaurant operator currently undertaking fitouts in order to open early-2019.
The new Yacht Club buidling is a stunning addition to the waterfront precinct, architecturally designed to complement the natural coastal landscape of the popular Frankston Foreshore and the beauty of the bay, boasting a 5 Green Star energy rating, natural timber curve lines, significant decking overlooking the beach and car park facilities.
Council funded the majority of the project, with thanks to:
- Australian Government $1.25 million
- Victorian Government $330,020 via the Melbourne Water Living Rivers Program
For Yacht Club membership, visit: www.fyc.com.au
Kananook Reserve Pavilion Refurbishment
Kananook Reserve Pavilion will undergo a significant internal renovation with the upgrade to the
Existing change rooms, kitchen and social room. New additions to be added to the pavilion include:
Paratea Kindergarten Refurbishment
Over the 2018/19 Christmas break a significant upgrade was carried out at Paratea Kindergarten to enhance the presentation and functionality of the building. These works improved accessibility, bushfire safety and better meets the needs of the users of this space.
The upgrade works include:
- larger entrance canopy
- new staff office and meeting room space
- larger play room inclusive of an art room and locker area
- new children’s and staff amenities
- Additional indoor and outdoor storage
The project commenced in late 2018, completed February 2019.