Pump track signals start of Hester Park upgrade

Published on Friday 29 January, 2021

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A new $500,000 pump track and basketball half-court at Hester Park in Langford is now open, marking the first step towards redevelopment of this extensive riverside parkland.

City of Gosnells Mayor David Goode said the jointly-funded project between the City and State Government would give young people a great new recreation space for BMX and mountain bike riding, as well as basketball.

“The access road from Spencer Road has also been upgraded,” he said.

“Hester Park is set in a beautiful spot along the Canning River and the surrounding community deserves to have a more useable, family-friendly space. It’s terrific that the City and State Government have partnered to deliver this project.”

Cannington MLA Bill Johnston said years of work by the City of Gosnells and the McGowan Government had led to the successful project.

“Hester Park has always had great potential and the new pump-track and half-court will create a usable, active space.

“Thank you to the City of Gosnells for working with the McGowan Government to make Hester Park better serve our community and create local jobs.

“I’m very proud to stand here today having delivered my election commitment to improve Hester Park.”

For information about this and other infrastructure projects in the City of Gosnells, please call 9397 3000 or visit the City’s consultation hub www.yoursay.gosnells.wa.gov.au