Buttenshaw Park upgrade

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Proposed new play space at Buttenshaw Park, Springwood, featuring a double flying fox, group swing, and climbing structure.

Final chance to have your say on Buttenshaw Park, Springwood

Buttenshaw Park is one of our four district parks in the Blue Mountains receiving an upgrade thanks to the Western Sydney City Deal Liveability Program.

This upgrade is creating an inclusive youth play space with adventure activities for teenagers.

  • We want to hear your feedback on the planned NEW youth space with pump track scheduled to be built in 2022.

See the artist’s impressions

Download the play space map

So don’t miss the chance to let us know your thoughts on the current (and future) plans for this District Park.

Take our short survey – by Tuesday, 28 September 2021.

Talk to us on the phone – COVID-19 restrictions mean we are not able to meet with you at this time, to talk about these plans. But you can still speak to a member of our project team and raise any concerns, in this final round of community consultation. Please call Council on 4723 5000 (Lower Mountains) or 4780 5000 (Upper Mountains) to book a time on Tuesday 21 or Wednesday 22 September, between 10am and 6pm.

Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions

We want Buttenshaw Park to be a great place for everyone. We look forward to hearing from you!

This project will be funded under the Western Parkland City Liveability Program, which is part of the Western Sydney City Deal (WSCD). The WSCD is a 20 year-agreement between Australian and NSW governments, and the eight local Councils of the Western Parkland City.


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Final chance to have your say on Buttenshaw Park, Springwood

Buttenshaw Park is one of our four district parks in the Blue Mountains receiving an upgrade thanks to the Western Sydney City Deal Liveability Program.

This upgrade is creating an inclusive youth play space with adventure activities for teenagers.

  • We want to hear your feedback on the planned NEW youth space with pump track scheduled to be built in 2022.

See the artist’s impressions

Download the play space map

So don’t miss the chance to let us know your thoughts on the current (and future) plans for this District Park.

Take our short survey – by Tuesday, 28 September 2021.

Talk to us on the phone – COVID-19 restrictions mean we are not able to meet with you at this time, to talk about these plans. But you can still speak to a member of our project team and raise any concerns, in this final round of community consultation. Please call Council on 4723 5000 (Lower Mountains) or 4780 5000 (Upper Mountains) to book a time on Tuesday 21 or Wednesday 22 September, between 10am and 6pm.

Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions

We want Buttenshaw Park to be a great place for everyone. We look forward to hearing from you!

This project will be funded under the Western Parkland City Liveability Program, which is part of the Western Sydney City Deal (WSCD). The WSCD is a 20 year-agreement between Australian and NSW governments, and the eight local Councils of the Western Parkland City.


Stay informed - to keep up to date on what is happening, click ‘Subscribe’ in the Stay informed box.

  • We want to hear your feedback on the planned NEW youth space with pump track currently funded by the Western Parkland City Liveability Program and scheduled to be built in 2022. See the artist’s impressions

    We also want your final feedback on the draft Buttenshaw Park Plan of Management and Masterplan. These plans need to be endorsed by the Council before the play space can be built. They are due to go to the October 2021 Council Meeting.

    So don’t miss the chance to let us know your thoughts on the current (and future) plans for this District Park.

    Survey closes Tuesday, 28 September 2021.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    This form allows you to make a submission on the final design for the Buttenshaw Park Youthspace.

    In developing the design for this playspace, Council have considered:

    • the community input received, seeking to accommodate a broad range of the community, particularly youth,
    • the advice and experience of the playspace designer,
    • the aim of high levels of inclusivity,
    • the slope of the land, and
    • the budget available. 

     We are now seeking comment prior to construction.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    This concept design  for the Inclusive Youth Adventure Play Space is based on feedback we have received from the community earlier this year. The results from this survey will help to guide the final design so it's important to let us know what you think.  We will come back to you with the final design.

    Please review the concept design here before completing the survey.

    The projects have been funded under the Western Parkland City Liveability Program, which is part of the Western Sydney City Deal (WSCD).  The WSCD is a 20 year-agreement between Australian and NSW governments, and the eight local Councils of the Western Parkland City.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    This preliminary Masterplan is based on the feedback we have received from the community earlier this year. The results from this survey will help to develop the Masterplan further so it's important to let us know what you think.  We will come back to you with the final draft that will go on public exhibition later in the year.

    Please review the preliminary Masterplan before completing the survey.

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  • CLOSED: Registrations are now closed.

    Please complete this form if you are a stakeholder that has received an invitation to take part in our online community forum for Buttenshaw Park.
    Once you've registered, we will send you an email with the information you need to log-in and take part.

    Stakeholder community forum 6 to 6:45pm, Thursday 30 July 

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  • CLOSED: This survey is now closed.

    If you or someone you visit the park with has additional needs, please complete this survey.


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  • CLOSED: This survey is now closed.

    If you or someone you visit the park with has additional needs, please complete the additional needs survey. There's lots of fun to be had in designing a play space, be sure to click on the funbobulator after you do the survey, to check out the types of play equipment we could include.

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  • CLOSED: Registrations are now closed.

    Please complete this form to register to attend the online dance party, celebrating the plans for revitalising Buttenshaw Park.

    Make sure you:

    Dance party rules

    By registering, you agree that:

    • you are aged 18 or under OR you are a parent/guardian of child who is under 18.
    • if you’re under 18, you have gained permission from your parents/guardians to attend this free online event.
    • you will abide by social media engagement rules and help us to create an inclusive, respectful and age appropriate and family friendly event.
    • you understand that you will be removed for inappropriate chat, messages, and behaviour, which includes actions that are not inclusive or respectful. 
    • you will not record or reproduce this event in any way
    • you understand that Council can turn the event off before the scheduled finishing time (9.30pm) if necessary.
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