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Mayor Cr Tony Herbert, Fairbrother Manager South West Victorian Aaron Finnigan and Reid Oval Project Group Chair Cr Sue Cassidy had the honours of turning the first sod on the Reid Oval Development this week.

First Sod Turned

First Sod Turned

Mayor Cr Tony Herbert, Fairbrother Manager South West Victorian Aaron Finnigan and Reid Oval Project Group Chair Cr Sue Cassidy had the honours of turning the first sod on the Reid Oval Development this week.

The Next Stage In Reid Oval Redevelopment Underway

The next stage of the $10 million Reid Oval Redevelopment is underway with the first sod on the oval being turned

This week, Mayor Councillorr Tony Herbert, Fairbrother Manager South West Victorian Aaron Finnigan and Reid Oval Project Group Chair Councillor Sue Cassidy were on hand to turn the sod on the $10.72 million project.

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Fairbrother will take over the site this week, with demolition works expected to begin next week.

The construction phase includes:

• The redevelopment of the field of play oval, with improved surface, turf, irrigation, drainage, six turf wickets, goal posts, new interchange benches and boundary fencing.

• Provision of oval lighting to 200 lux lighting level, with infrastructure provided to enable upgrade to 300 lux lighting.

• Replacement of existing change room pavilion with new change rooms, social areas, office facilities and associated supporting areas for use during sporting games and community needs.

• Installation of terraced seating in front of new two-storey pavilion.

• Replacement of existing cricket practice nets with new four lane cricket net compound that can operate as a multipurpose facility.

• Redevelopment of the existing training field (old hockey pitch) with irrigation, surface drainage, and lighting improvement to 50 lux lighting level.

• Associated landscaping and external works.

The redevelopment is scheduled to be completed in May 2022.

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