Barry J Powell Reserve Master Plan

Barry J Powell Reserve occupies almost 10Ha of land, and is located on Halton Road, Noble Park North. The land use that surrounds the immediate reserve is Residential (NRZ1). To the west of Jacksons Road is a large commercial employment zone (C2Z). Approximately 600 metres east of the reserve is East link. The Princes Highway is approximately 900 metres south of the reserve. The City of Greater Dandenong’s Open Space Strategy 2009 identifies Barry Powell Reserve as a district park that provides multi use sports and community facilities that will meet the longterm requirements of the broader community. District Parks are large sized open spaces, individually designed, which provide opportunities for a range of activities, comprising both passive and active recreation, and organised and informal play. Barry J Powell Reserve is also classified as a Sports Reserve, catering for mainly organised (club based) sports with a broad catchment of users. Sports reserves may contain a variety of sporting facilities and associated infrastructure which are generally used and managed for organised sports. Barry J Powell Reserve provides facilities and spaces for club-based cricket, football and tennis. The vision for Barry Powell Reserve is that it shall be a district, multi-purpose park that provides for a broad range of passive and active recreational pursuits, that is well utilised and meets the needs of Noble Park’s growing population and diverse community profile. It will be recognised as a high quality park with an emphasis on design excellence in terms of landscape, recreational provision and flexibility of use and built form. Barry J Powell Reserve is at a point in time, where a master plan is required to lead the future direction of the reserve.



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prepared by Land Design Partnership Pty. Ltd


City of Greater Dandenong: 2020