Fairfield Showground Redevelopment

  • Project typeRedeveloping Fairfield Showground into a modern sporting and cultural hub for high level sports, community cultural festivals and major events
  • Project scheduleConstruction commenced in 2018

Fairfield Showground has been redeveloped into a modern sporting and cultural hub for high level sports, community cultural festivals and major events.

The redevelopment has opened the Showground up to the community by providing facilities and programs relevant to the community while being regional significant.  

Fields and Festival Arena

The redevelopment of the Fairfield Showground sporting fields commenced in 2018 and was completed in December 2020.

Landscaping works was incorporated to surrounding areas enhancing the earthworks, pavements and irrigation systems. The Synthetic football field and Southern access pathway allows pedestrians easier access along footpath around the site.

The AFL and elite sportsfields provides the public with opportunities to facilitate sporting events. For all enquiries, contact 02 9725 0334.

 

 

 

Amenities Building

Part of the Fairfield Showground redevelopment scope, included the construction of a multipurpose amenities building. 

The building includes solid core doors, kitchen fitout, landscaping, change rooms, stage extension and Aramax roofing.

The completion of the structure was achieved in May 2020.

 

 

 

Commemorative Pavers

The Showground 'Walk of Memory" and Signage Suite allowed residents of the Fairfield LGA to purchase a paver/s, to recognise the residents of Fairfield, past and present, that have contributed to the Community. 

The signage suite around the Fairfield Showground provides the public with easy wayfinding around the site.

The installation of the pavers was completed in the duration of 3 weeks.

People's Globe

The People's Globe, located in the geographical centre of Fairfield, celebrates the people of Fairfield and their richness in cultural heritage. 

The emblem wall recognises the many backgrounds and ancestry of our people, whilst the bronze ground inlays acknowldge the distances our residents have travelled to settle here.

The Kugell Ball arrived by sea, in May 2020 and installation was completed in 6 months.

Deerbush Park

Pavilion

  

The multi purpose amenities building, feature lighting, Fairfield Memory Walk pavers, off leash dog park and installation of a People's Globe is complete. The People's Globe celebrates our City's multicultural heritage at the main entrance to the Showground on Smithfield Road.

Construction works has been completed on installing walking paths around the complex, as well as the completion of a fun, new playground and splash pad play area for children of all abilities at Deerbush Park.

The new playground features a flying fox, wheelchair-accessible carousel and ground-level trampolines. A new water play space with squirters and dumping buckets will also provide the perfect place for young children to cool off in the warmer months.

The playground includes an accessible riverbed crossing, water pump, sand digger, picnic tables and bench seating, a climbing net fort and slide, sandpit, nest swing and voice tubes. A riding track will weave around and between the various play elements, providing a safe space for young children to learn to ride.

An outdoor gym equipment for adults is accessible, while trees and landscaping will provide shade and environmental benefits. The park was upgraded as part of the transformation of Fairfield Showground. 

The construction of the new Fairfield Showground Pavilion commenced in February and was officially opened in May 2022. 

The new grandstand contains community meeting rooms, corporate box rooms for sporting events, change rooms and a multipurpose room honouring General Manager, Alan Young. 

Enquiries: Fairfield Showground 9725 2333 

Location

443 Smithfield Road, Prairiewood 2176  View Map

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