Park upgrade takes shape – 25 March 2009 – Terry Collins

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Gosford’s new-look Kibble Park was well on its way after work began last week on stage five of the upgrade.

The tender, awarded to Scape Constructions earlier in the month, will include the upgrade of footpaths and the installation of play equipment.

Scape director Andrew Smith was born and raised on the Central Coast but has not been to Kibble Park with his children.

“I have never had much reason to bring the kids to Gosford, but we have used some of the children’s playgrounds such as Broadwater Park over at Kincumber,” Mr Smith said. “But I’m looking forward to bringing my children Astrid, two, and Asher, seven months, to the playground.”

Gosford Council parks and playgrounds co-ordinator Kim Radford said the park would have plenty of grass to run on and trees to clim.

“This is great for me – my four-year-old-son Logan loves playing outdoors,” Ms Radford said.

“He tests out all our parks and playgrounds at Gosford. His favourite type of play equipment at the moment is trees.”

The park has been redesigned to be a retreat for families with young children. To view a plan of the park upgrade visit