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Park Construction Projects


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The following projects will be undertaken by the City of London.  To open one of the construction projects simply click on the "+" symbol below each park name.  A contact name is provided for each project for additional information.

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  • Ambleside Park

    In summer of 2018, improvements will be completed between Ambleside Park and Medway ESA. This will include restoration of a wood chip walking trail along with native tree and shrub plantings. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Blackacres Park

    In 2018, the City of London will be completing the path system in Blackacres Park. A final segment of path will be laid connecting Black Acres Blvd to Clayridge Way.  For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre

    The sand surfacing of the play area will be upgraded from sand to engineered woodchip. For more information, please contact Eric L. Conway.

  • Carling Park - A

    New play equipment is planned for Carling Park and the sand safety surfacing will be upgraded to engineered woodchip. For more information, please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Cedar Hollow Park - A

    In 2018, a new segment of path will be laid connecting the existing path system to Cedar Park Drive. For more information on the pathway please contact Lisa McNiven.

    Improvements to Cedar Hollow Park Play Equipment will also be implemented in 2018 as part of the Neighbourhood Decision Making Program.  For more information on the play equipment please contact Karen Oldham.

  • Chesham Heights Park

    A ‘Ninja Warrior’ Fitness Course is planned in Chesham Heights Park, as part of the Neighbourhood Decision Making Program. This project has been proposed by the Medway Working Group and they will be leading a fundraising campaign for a phase 2.

    For more information, please contact Karen Oldham.

  • Civic Space: SoHo – A Heritage Square

    A concept plan was developed for the civic space located at the northwest corner of South Street and Colborne Street, as part of the redevelopment of the Old Victoria Hospital Lands.Detailed design of the space will begin in 2018.

    A public open house was held on March 22, 2017 and about 60 people attended. A second public information meeting was held on June 28, 2017, with around 40 participants.

    View the Get Involved London website or contact Julie Michaud for more information on this project.

  • Earl Nichols Park

    A full size basket-ball court as well as a junior size goal post are planned in Earl Nichols Park, as part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.

    • Notification Letter and
    • Park Plan (Basketball Courts)

    For more information, please contact Sabrina Sater.

  • East Lions Park

    The Master Plan for East Lions Park, as part of the new Community Centre project is now complete and the detail design is to proceed into 2018.

    For more information please contact Julie Michaud.

    There is also information available on the new East Lions Community Centre featuring an indoor pool, gymnasium, multi-purpose activity space and Artisan Centre and to see boards from public open houses.

  • Evergreen Park - A

    The City of London is currently performing a tree assessment of the trees in the park.  Once the tree assessment is completed, plans for the parks redevelopment will be completed based on public input gathered at the public open house last year.  The final plans will be posted on this webpage in May and the park will be constructed in 2018.  For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Fanshawe Optimist Park - A

    The City of London is working on finalizing the redevelopment plans for the park based on public input gathered at the public open house on September 13th last year. The park will be constructed in 2018.

    For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Foxfield Woods

    Implementation of the Foxfield Woods woodland management plan will begin Fall 2017 and be completed in 2018. This plan includes implementation of a new walking trail and various ecological/habitat related enhancements. For more information please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Gainsborough Meadows - A

    New play equipment is planned for the play area located off Brandy Lane. The sand safety surfacing will be upgraded to engineered woodchip. For more information, contact Eric L. Conway.

  • Glen Cairn Park East

    The City of London is currently working on plans to improve the pathway system and to correct the trail flooding issues in Glen Cairn Park East.

    A new trail will be constructed from the end of Baseline Road, through the forested area to connect to the main north-south path.  Also, the central area of the park will be graded to get water away from the main path.

    For more information please contact Lisa McNiven

  • Kiwanis Park - Community Garden

    A new community garden is planned for Kiwanis Park, off Kiwanis Park Drive. The new garden will feature a few accessible planters. For more information, please contact Vanessa Kinsley.

  • Kiwanis Park - Recreational Pathway south of Trafalgar Street

    The existing gap in the Kiwanis Park recreational pathway system, south of Trafalgar Street, will be completed in 2018.  This project involves new pedestrian bridges over Pottersburg Creek, the CNR rail line and an existing wetland south of the train tracks.  This project is being completed in accordance with the Environmental Assessment completed in 2015 for the Kiwanis Park Pedestrian Pathway System.  For more information, please contact Jeff Bruin.

  • Maplegrove Park

    The west portion of Maplegrove Park at 1260 Coronation Drive will be graded for improved drainage and open park space next to the neighbouring school property. For more information, please contact Eric Conway.

  • Mitchell Park

    The upgrades to the park are complete.  The pathway extending from the new swing set to Hillcrest Drive will not be completed.  The City’s Transportation Department did not support bringing pedestrians onto Hillcrest Drive on a bend with no refuge from cars.  For more information pleace contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Mitches Park

    Improvements to Mitches Park are being planned for fall of 2018. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Mornington Park - A

    New play equipment is planned for Mornington Park and the sand safety surfacing will be upgraded to engineered woodchip. This project is supported in part by the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. For more information, please contact Eric L. Conway.

  • Nicholas-Wilson Park

    A few disc golf baskets are planned for Nicholas-Wilson Park, as part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.

    For more information, please contact Sabrina Sater.

  • Nor'west Optimist Park

    In 2018, a new path will be laid connecting Blackacres Blvd to the existing path system in the park. For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Osgoode Park

    A few disc golf baskets are planned for Osgoode Park, as part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.

    For more information, please contact Sabrina Sater.

  • Paul Haggis Park

    In 2018, the City of London will be completing the path system in Paul Haggis Park. A final segment of path will be laid connecting Lismer Way to the existing park path.  The City will perform a general clean up and plant young shade trees.  For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Piccadilly Park

    The parking lot located in the Wellington Street road allowance adjacent to Piccadilly Park will be transformed with pathways, grass and trees and the multi-use path will be extended to Piccadilly Street. This work is scheduled for the fall 2018.

    For more information contact Julie Michaud.

  • Queen’s Park

    A new water plaza has been added to the garden terrace at the back of the Confederation Building. It will be operational for the 2018 season, from May 19th until September 3rd and open daily from 9am to 9pm. For more information, please contact Julie Michaud.

    With support through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program/Avec l’appui du Programme d’infrastructure communautaire de Canada 150

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  • Shaftesbury and Stanhope Parks

    A few disc golf baskets are planned for Shaftesbury and Stanhope Parks, as part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.

    For more information, please contact Sabrina Sater.

  • Southwest Optimist Park

    In 2018, the City of London will be completing the path system in Southwest Optimist Park. A final segment of path will be laid connecting Kerrigan Court to the existing park path.   For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Springbank Park – Thames Valley Parkway & Roadway improvements

    Improvements to sections of existing roadways and the TVP within Springbank Park  are planned for 2018. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Stoney Creek Valley Bridges

    Improvements to existing pedestrian bridges along the Stoney Creek recreational pathway system (north of Windermere Road) will be completed in 2018.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Thames Valley Parkway - Blackfriars

    To accommodate the removal of the Blackfriars Bridge, the TVP will be closed on the west side of the river between Empress Street and Cummings Street until November 2018.  A signed detour route will be in place.

    Please contact Stephanie Wilson with any questions.

  • The Green

    The City would like to thank all the residents for providing comments on the future development of the park space.  Final plans have been submitted to the Ontario Heritage Trust and the City of London’s Heritage Planner for review and approval. The finalized plan is posted at www.london.ca/TheGreen.  Park construction is scheduled for the fall 2018, subject to Heritage permits.  For more information contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Tokala Woods Park

    The City would like to thank all the park neighbours who participated in the Tokala Woods Park survey to select the recreation amenity to be constructed in the new park.  The city received 73 completed surveys.  Based on the survey results, the City will be constructing a neighbourhood playground with small swings.

    For more information, please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Vanderlinder Parkette

    Plans for the parkette situated alongside Settlement Trail and Old Garrison Blvd have been finalized based upon public input received in the autumn 2017.  Construction is anticipated in the summer/autumn 2018.   

    For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Water Oak Park - A

    In the summer of 2018, the City of London will be developing Water Oak Park. Amenities to be constructed include new pathways, a playground, swings, trees, benches and an open grass play area. For more information, please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • West Lions Park and Kinsmen Arena - A

    New play equipment is planned for West Lions Park and the sand safety surfacing will be upgraded to engineered woodchip. A pathway will also be added to link to the swing circle. For more information, please contact Eric L. Conway.

  • White Oaks Park - Play Area -A

    The sand surfacing of the basket swing play area will be upgraded from sand to engineered woodchip. For more information, please contact Eric L. Conway.

  • White Oaks Park – Pathway Lighting

    Pathway lighting in sections of White Oaks Park south of Bradley Avenue will be improved in 2018.  For more information, please contact Eric Conway.