Mundaring: Harry Riseborough Oval upgrades nearly finished

Mundaring: Harry Riseborough Oval upgrades nearly finished

LOCAL and visiting soccer players are set to benefit with upgrades to the Harry Riseborough Oval in Mundaring nearly complete.

Recent improvements include the installation of two changerooms and an accessible ablution block near the existing facilities. The facilities are housed in one transportable, creating separate male and female change rooms. Shire President David Lavell said there were a number of other upgrades done.

“Both existing change rooms have also been refurbished and there’s new LED lighting in the pavilion and improved water pressure,” he said.

“In the coming year, there will be further power and lighting upgrades and a verandah extension will also be carried out.”

The upgrades are expected to encourage more female players at Perth Hills United Football Club, which is the main user of the facilities.

The total cost of the project is $320,000 with Department of Sport and Recreation is contributing $102,000 towards the upgrades while the Perth Hills United Football Club contributed $8000.“This project will support local players for generations to come and create a more enjoyable playing experience,” he said.

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