Wembley Sports Park Development
Wembley Sports Park Masterplan - June 2012 (select image to view larger size)
Wembley Sports Park, bounded by Salvado Road, Selby Street, Hay Street and Halesworth is an extremely popular centre of sporting activity that, throughout the year, is enjoyed by thousands of sporting men, women and children across a variety of sports - Netball, Cricket, Baseball and AFL Football.
The Wembley Sports Park Redevelopment is a $13 million project by that Town that, when complete, will completely transform the existing site with the development of:
Matthews Netball Centre
Home to the Perth Netball Association this centre accommodates nearly 7,000 players, coaches and volunteers each netball season. Redevelopment of Matthews will see the construction of:
- 48 outdoor netball courts (37 hard and 11 grass courts); and
- a new purpose built Perth Netball Association building.
Wembley Athletics Club
The Wembley Athletics Club is home to several thousand players representing the sports of baseball, cricket and AFL football. From the redevelopment works the players and visiting teams will benefit from:
- two new football ovals;
- two new baseball diamonds; and
- relocated cricket wickets.
State Netball Centre
In conjunction with the above works, the WA Government will be building the State Neball Centre, home of Netball WA and elite level netball.
Visit the Photo Gallery page to see the many sports men, women and children who enjoy the Wembley Sports Park.
As well as the above works the development will include the construction of new internal roads, car parks, a signalised intersection at the junction of Selby and Alderbury Streets and extensive landscaping across the park.
The State Government will be leasing a portion of the land, on which they will be builidng a new State Netball Centre. Construction of the centre is due to begin in 2013.
Funding for the Wembley Sports Park redevelopment works have been sourced from:
- $7.5 million from the State Government (negotiated as part of the leasing arrangments for the State Netball Centre); and
- $5 from Landcorp as advance payment for the development of the Town of Cambridge owned Former Nursery Site on Salvado Road.
Follow the progress of the Wembley Sports Park Redevelopment by visiting the Progress Report pages listed below:
Last Updated: 21/01/2014