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Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade

Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade

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Category: Parks, playgrounds and reserves

Project management

Managed by City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters


  • Landscape Architecture – Clover Green Space
  • Civil & Structural Engineering – MLEI Consulting Engineers and Struktura Structural & Civil Engineering 
  • Electrical & Hydraulic Services Engineering – Trinamic
  • Cultural Heritage & Interpretation – Brave and Curious, Kaurna Yerta Aboriginal Corporation (KYAC)


  • Plotworks Pty Ltd

The Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade – which includes new adventure-themed play equipment, toilets and picnic facilities – is bound to delight families.

Estimated cost: $1,450,000 million, including $450,000 from the State Government’s Open Space Grant Program

The Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade will improve the adventure-themed play experience for children of all ages. Anticipated benefits of this project include:

  • high quality and well-maintained open space and recreation facilities
  • increased community participation in recreation activities
  • improved public accessibility and safety.

Project details

The Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade includes:

  • adventure-themed play equipment
  • toilets
  • barbeque and picnic facilities
  • park furniture
  • landscaping and irrigation
  • bank improvements for accessibility, safety and to reduce erosion
  • better paths and connections between Eleventh Avenue / Winchester Street and the River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

Closure notice 

Construction works commence on 27 February 2023. During the six month construction period fencing will be installed around the site and access to the Playground and Linear Park Pathway will be closed. For more information, click on the Latest News tab below. 

Site Address

Winchester St, St Peters SA 5069



Project Contact

Contact Stuart Pope

Contact role Project Manager, City Projects

Phone 08 83664524


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  • Design consultants appointed

    October 2021


  • Community consultation

    November 2021


  • Concept design endorsed

    April 2022


  • Detailed design

    April - August 2022


  • Tender released

    October - November 2022


  • Construction works

    February – September 2023

    In progress

  • Construction works complete and playground open

    Late 2023


Latest News

Construction update:

In December 2022, the Council endorsed the engagement of Plotworks Pty Ltd to undertake the construction of the Dunstan Adventure Playground Redevelopment. Construction work will commence on 27 February 2023.

During the construction period fencing will be installed around the site and access to the Playground and Linear Park Pathway will be closed.

It is anticipated the construction works will be completed in six months, subject to weather conditions.

Regular construction updates will be provided on this webpage as the redevelopment works progress.