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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.

  • Carling Park

    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

    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 Eric Conway.

    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.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • Gainsborough Meadows

    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 Conway.

  • 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.

  • Mitches Park - A

    Improvements to Mitches Park are being planned for fall of 2018. Upgrades to the park will include reconstruction of the existing asphalt pathway loop, with the addition of a sheltered seating area and several accessible benches. The safety surfacing within the play area will be upgraded from sand to engineered wood chip, and a new granular pathway will be constructed in the lower area of the park, with a paved connection to the upper park area as well as the sidewalk along Upper Queens Ave. This new path will be aligned to minimize tree impacts. Native shade trees will be planted throughout the park. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Starting Tuesday, October 9 as early as 7:00 a.m., the Thames Valley Parkway will be closed on the east side of the Thames River, between Harris Park and Ann Street, for concrete work at Blackfriars Bridge. This closure will last for a minimum of one week. Advanced detour signage has been put in place for cyclists and pedestrians.  

    Please contact Stephanie Wilson with any questions.

  • The Green

    The Ontario Heritage Trust has approved the City's plans for the development of The Green.  Construction will commence in the autumn of 2018.   The final plan is posted at www.london.ca/TheGreen.   For more information contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Tokala Woods Park

    The new playground will be installed in October 2018.  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.

  • West Lions Park and Kinsmen Arena

    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 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.