Sports facility in north Melbourne.
$2.3 Million Construction cost.
95% recycled crumbed rubber shockpad.
10% plastic aggregate in concrete paths.
80% of existing synthetic grass repurposed to schools and playgrounds.
KP Hardiman Reserve is home to the La Trobe University Hockey Club is the premier hockey club in the northern suburbs of Melbourne with 21 teams catering for students, locals, masters, juniors, and internationals of all skill levels.
The current pitch was due for a replacement as it was being vandalised and the adjoining tree roots were also protruding through the pitch. PEAKURBAN was engaged by the City of Darebin to complete the design and tender documentation for the Synthetic Hockey Pitch Reconstruction. A detailed site investigation and report was also undertaken along with an engineer’s estimate to upgrade or reconstruct the Hockey Pitch.
Our key tasks included:
- Site Investigation & Report
- Cost Estimate
- Bulk Earthworks.
- New Pavement Profile
- Fencing around perimeter including 5m backdrop fence at each end
- Technical Bench
- Synthetic playing surface including Line marking
- Construction surveillance and auditing