Derby Street Reserve Improvement Works

Consultation has concluded

Project Background

In 2021 Hume City Council will be undertaking improvement works at Derby Street Reserve, This upgrade responds to previous feedback received from community members, including:

  • repairing the existing tennis courts
  • providing a more diverse range of court sports offerings
  • installing outdoor exercise equipment
  • installing a children’s play area
  • and making improvements to the picnic area.

The Concept Design

The proposed concept design will include:

  • A new play space
  • New public toilets
  • Construction of a new multi-sport court; a combined netball / basketball half court; and a spectator area
  • Reconstruction of two tennis courts
  • New outdoor exercise equipment
  • Resurfacing of the existing BMX track
  • Enhancements the picnic area
  • New paths, tree planting and land landscaping improvements
  • Reduction in the size of the car park to reflect the usage and to increase the play space area.


The Play Space

A new children’s play space is to be installed at the reserve. This will include play activities for a range of ages and abilities. The play space will include a combination of interactive, accessible, nature based and adventure play opportunities. Specific equipment items may include:

  • Adventure towers
  • Rope structures
  • Slides
  • Swings
  • Rockers
  • Carousel
  • Balancing and stepping logs
  • Natural sensory elements

How to Give Feedback

Feedback on the proposed play space, sports courts, picnic areas or other aspects of the design, could be made by completing an online survey by Sunday 13 June 2021. The survey also offered the opportunity to comment on the concept design of the whole space.

filling out the survey at the bottom of this page
by emailing Council

Project Background

In 2021 Hume City Council will be undertaking improvement works at Derby Street Reserve, This upgrade responds to previous feedback received from community members, including:

  • repairing the existing tennis courts
  • providing a more diverse range of court sports offerings
  • installing outdoor exercise equipment
  • installing a children’s play area
  • and making improvements to the picnic area.

The Concept Design

The proposed concept design will include:

  • A new play space
  • New public toilets
  • Construction of a new multi-sport court; a combined netball / basketball half court; and a spectator area
  • Reconstruction of two tennis courts
  • New outdoor exercise equipment
  • Resurfacing of the existing BMX track
  • Enhancements the picnic area
  • New paths, tree planting and land landscaping improvements
  • Reduction in the size of the car park to reflect the usage and to increase the play space area.


The Play Space

A new children’s play space is to be installed at the reserve. This will include play activities for a range of ages and abilities. The play space will include a combination of interactive, accessible, nature based and adventure play opportunities. Specific equipment items may include:

  • Adventure towers
  • Rope structures
  • Slides
  • Swings
  • Rockers
  • Carousel
  • Balancing and stepping logs
  • Natural sensory elements

How to Give Feedback

Feedback on the proposed play space, sports courts, picnic areas or other aspects of the design, could be made by completing an online survey by Sunday 13 June 2021. The survey also offered the opportunity to comment on the concept design of the whole space.

filling out the survey at the bottom of this page
by emailing Council