Hither Green Playground - Community Consultation: Play here!

Round 1 (of 2): Hither Green Concept Selection

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Hither Green is small green space, located on Bewdley Avenue off Lampson Street (1030 Bewdley Ave). The Township Parks and Recreation Department will be enhancing this space with landscaping and playground structures. 

The survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. 

What's Next?

  1. Original: Based on round 1 community input, design concepts will be rendered: January-February 2020.
    • Updated January 31, 2020: The Township will begin this process after Aragon Developments completes ground infrastructure work and land survey. This aspect of the project has been delayed due to weather.  
  2. Original: Round 2 community input on the design concepts will be presented: March 2020.  
    • Updated January 31, 2020: Updated timeline will be available after Aragon is able to resume surveying and ground work. 
  3. Tentative park opening: summer 2020.
    • Updated January 31, 2020: Updated timeline will be available after Aragon is able to resume surveying and ground work. 
 


Process:

Two rounds of community consultation will take place:

  • Round 1 will identify the community's preferred playground concept (ex. nature-inspired playground, traditional-style playground, active-style playground, etc.).
  • Round 2 will allow the community to vote on specific designs.

Timelines:

  1. Round 1 of community consultation will run until Wednesday, December 18th, 2019.
  2. Staff will take the preferred concept identified by the community in round 1 to create playground designs.
  3. Round 2 of community consultation will be launched in 2020 through the Esquimalt Municipal Website (esquimalt.ca/playhere) and run for three weeks.
  4. With the preferred design selected by the community, the playground will be built with an estimated opening of summer 2020.