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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.

Projects’ names followed with A are currently inviting comments regarding accessibility. Alternative formats of any documents posted are available upon request. Contact accessibility@london.ca

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  • Boyle Park

     In late summer, the junior play area equipment will be upgraded.  For more information contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Carling Park

    In the autumn 2017, the park path opposite Taylor Street will be unusable while a drain is installed to reduce flooding around the courts.   Please contact Lisa McNiven for more information.

  • Cedar Hollow Park

    In the autumn 2017, a new segment of path will be laid connecting the existing path system to Cedar Park Drive. For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Chelsea Green Park

    There have been delays in getting the rubber playground surfacing installed.  Woodchip surfacing will be installed until the rubber surfacing can be poured.  A split rail fence will be installed around the east side of the new play circle. For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Civic Space: SoHo – A Heritage Square

    A concept plan is being 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.

    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.

  • Constitution Park

    Adding to the existing park amenities, and supporting the multipurpose use of this dynamic park, In 2017, the City of London will be constructing a spray pad and washroom building in Constitution Park to add to the existing park amenities and supporting the multipurpose use of this dynamic park.

  • East Lions Park

    The City of London is developing a Master Plan for East Lions Park, as part of the new Community Centre project.

    For more information on the Park Master Plan, email 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.

  • Cresthaven

    In late summer/early fall of 2017, Cresthaven Park will be fine graded and seeded as park space. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Forest Hill Park

    In the Spring 2017, a half basketball court and pathway will be constructed.  The path will link Rolling Acres Drive and Rolling Acres Place. Please contact Lisa McNiven for more information

  • Forestview Park

    The neighbourhood playground in Forestview Park is planned to be upgraded this year, as part of our CSA Upgrade program. Work is planned for the fall 2017. For more information, contact Julie Michaud.

  • Fanshawe Optimist Park

    The City of London met with the neighbourhood on September 13th to discuss the future design of the park. Staff are currently preparing a final design for this park. For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Foxfield Woods

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

  • Gibbons Park (Thames Valley Parkway)

    Improvements to the TVP between Victoria Street and Huron Street. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Gibbons Park – Kiwanis Music Park

    Some outdoor musical instruments will be added in Gibbons Park near the Pool House, thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Forest City –London. Contact Julie Michaud for more information.

  • Glen Cairn Park - North

    Over the Summer of 2017, the city will complete the construction of the basketball court.  Four benches donated by the Rotary Club will be installed.  A new trail will be laid connecting Baseline Road to the existing pathway system.  For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • 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

  • Highland Woods Park

    Improvements to Highland Woods Park located at 324 Highview Ave East, including a new play structure with upgraded safety surfacing. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Old Garrison Parkette

    Please see Vanderlinder Parkette listed below

  • Kiwanis Park - Recreational Pathway south of Trafalgar Street

    The existing gap in the Kiwanis Park recreational pathway system, south of Trafalgar Street, will be constructed in 2017.  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.

  • Lambeth Centennial Park - A

    Replacement of the existing boardwalk along the recreational pathway system (south of Masterson Circle) to be completed in 2018. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • 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 Stephanie Wilson.

  • Mitchell Park

    A new path will run from Westwood Drive terminating at the new swing circle. The path has been upgraded to an asphalt path to meet the new Ontario legislation on accessibility found in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Mornington Park

    The park project, as shown on the attached drawings (layout 1 and layout 2), will be proceeding with construction starting in the Spring of 2017 with an anticipated completion date late summer 2017.

    Basketball nets will be installed in the existing multisport court in the southeast corner of the park.  For more information please contact Lisa McNiven or Jeff Bruin.

  • Northwest Park

    In late summer 2017, a new path will be laid connecting Blackacres Blvd to the existing path system in the park. For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Oakridge Optimist Park

    A new shade structure will be added to the park, near the spray pad, thanks to a contribution from the Oakridge Optimist Club. The shelter will be built in time for a community event on June 24, 2017. For more information, contact Julie Michaud.

  • Piccadilly Park - A

    The parking lot located in the Wellington Street road allowance adjacent to Piccadilly Park will be transformed with pathways, grass and trees. This work is scheduled for the fall 2017.

    For more information contact Julie Michaud.

  • Queen’s Park -A

    A new water plaza will be added to the garden terrace at the back of the Confederation Building. This work is scheduled for the fall 2017 and would be operational for the 2018 season. For more information, please contact Julie Michaud.

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  • River East Optimist Park

    The neighbourhood playground in River East Optimist Park is planned to be upgraded this year, as part of our CSA Upgrade program. Work is planned for late summer/fall 2017. For more information, contact Julie Michaud.

  • Paul Haggis Park

    During the autumn of 2017, 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.

  • Thames Valley Parkway, South Branch (Adelaide to Pottersburg)

    Improvements to the TVP between Pottersburg Park and Adelaide Street South will be completed in 2017. Refer to the maps below for detours and phasing.

    For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Thames Valley Parkway - Blackfriars

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

    Please contact Stephanie Wilson with any questions.

  • Springbank Park – Thames Valley Parkway & Roadway improvements -A

    Improvements to sections of existing roadways and the TVP within the westend of Springbank Park will be completed in the fall of 2017. For more information, please contact Stephanie Wilson.

  • Stoney Creek Valley Bridges -A

    Improvements to existing pedestrian bridges along the Stoney Creek recreational pathway system (north of Windermere Road) will be completed in 2017 and 2018.  For more information, please contact Jeff Bruin.

  • The Green

    The City would like to thank all the residents for providing comments on the future development of the park space.  The City has hired Stantec  to finalize the design of the park and to prepare a package for the Ontario Trusts review and approval.  The finalized plan and anticipated schedule will be posted at www.london.ca/TheGreen.  .  For more information contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Vanderlinder Parkette - A

    The City of London has hired Ron Koudys Landscape Architect Inc to finalize plans for the urban park situated alongside Settlement Trail and Old Garrison Blvd.  The final plan will be posted at this site later this year.  Construction is anticipated in the autumn 2017.  For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.

  • Westdale Park

    In the Spring 2017, benches will be installed along the pathway and trees planted.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa McNiven

  • White Oaks Park – Pathway Lighting

    Pathway lighting in sections of White Oaks Park south of Bradley Avenue will be improved in 2017.  For more information, please contact Jeff Bruin.

  • White Oaks Park

    In the summer 2017, upgrades will be performed on the pathway and underpass below Bradley. For more information please contact Lisa McNiven.