To save your submission part-way through, click the Save / Resume button and enter your email address. We will send you an email with instructions to resume your submission later.
Please note that attachments are not saved.
An automated email will be sent containing a link to your submission and a security passcode. Open the link and enter your email address and passcode.
You cannot resume your submission after the closing date.
If you didn't receive an email please check your spam folder before contacting an Engagement Advisor.
The page will refresh once the submission is complete.
Since April 2021 we have been working to turn Lancaster Park into a green recreational space and sports fields. Before developing a concept design for the rest of the park we want to understand the other elements needed for the local community.
While the primary purpose of Lancaster Park will be for sports such as rugby and football in the winter and cricket in the summer, we know that this is also an important space for the local community to gather for informal leisure and recreational activities.
In September 2019, following the demolition of Lancaster Park stadium, we approved a Spatial Plan to redevelop the park. This plan has guided our work to get the site open to the public by April 2022. This includes:
Now we would like to hear from the community about what else is needed to help us develop a concept design for this exciting new community greenspace.
We have a fixed project budget and all community spaces need to work around those already set aside for formal sports and the existing heritage gates on Stevens Street. This means larger features, such as buildings, could only be in the remaining open areas. However, there are many spaces for smaller elements throughout the park.
We will work with community groups to decide which elements are included in the project, based on:
You can read more about the Lancaster Park project or attend one of our public sessions before providing feedback below.
Community Conversations – Phillipstown Hub, Thursday 3rd Feb, 6pm start
Pop-up at the park – Lancaster Park, Saturday 12th Feb, 12-2pm
Community drop-in - Charleston Reserve, Saturday 19th Feb, 12-2pm
Community drop-in – Olliviers Reserve, Saturday 5th March, 12-2pm
Under the Orange traffic light setting anyone aged 12 or older will require a vaccine pass to attend these sessions in person. Please sign/scan in and wear a mask.
If you are unable to attend a session you can also phone or email any time to speak with us directly about the project.
This consultation closes on March 9. The community elements in the new park will require Waikura Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board approval, so a staff report detailing what submitters have said will be presented to the board to help them make a decision about what is included in the Lancaster Park concept design.
There will be more community consultation on the concept design, probably in May 2022.
We plan to reopen Lancaster Park for public use by Anzac Day 2022 - the perfect milestone for having the historic memorial gates restored and open. (external link)(external link)
The community elements will take several years to install. Sign up to our newsletter to keep up-to-date.