CHARLES Hook Park in Huntingdale has been approved for a much-needed upgrade after an agreement between the State Government and City of Gosnells.
The Minister for Lands approved plans for the City to purchase Crown land at the park for 5 per cent of the unimproved value.
Gosnells Mayor Glenn Dewhurst said plans for the park were part of the City’s long-term Public Open Space Strategy.
“An upgrade of Charles Hook Park will provide more opportunities for Huntingdale residents to spend quality time outdoors, meet their neighbours and enjoy living in this wonderful area,” Cr Dewhurst said.
“The Charles Hook Park upgrade is only the beginning, as Huntingdale will be an ongoing focus of the Public Open Space strategy.”
Southern River MLA Terry Healy said he was thrilled to see the project progress.
“As a father and resident of Huntingdale, I look forward to taking my daughter to a revitalised Charles Hook Park in the coming years,” he said.
Plans are still in development and the City will consult the local community to ask how they would like the park to be developed.