Blackwood Community Hub

Blackwood Community Hub

The City of Mitcham has plans for a future Library, Community Centre and Waite Street Reserve, currently known as the Blackwood Community Hub. The community are invited to find out more about the Blackwood Community Hub and make suggestions that will help shape and seek funding for the development and use of this exciting future community place.

Blackwood Community Hub Vision 

The hub will bring together Blackwood Library and Blackwood Community Centre on to the site of the existing Blackwood Community Centre next to the Blackwood Green Playground and Waite Street Reserve at 4 Young Street.

Centrally located in the heart of Blackwood, the community hub will be a vibrant and inviting focal point for our community.

Waite Street Reserve, one of our highly valued regional parks, will receive a major upgrade as part of the project. Our vision for Waite Street Reserve is to create quality passive and active recreational spaces catering for all ages and with strong connections to our new library and community centre.

The Blackwood Community Hub will be an exciting multi-purpose facility that fosters community interaction and learning. 

Blackwood Community Hub Stimulating Place

An Important Project for Blackwood Village

This project is one amongst a whole series of projects that are occurring in Blackwood. The Blackwood Community Hub will integrate other Council initiatives encouraging activation, pedestrian flow, improved parking, enhanced amenities and economic opportunities for Blackwood.

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Landscape Concept Masterplan

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Landscape Concept Masterpla

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Building Concept Plans

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Plans Ground Floor

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Plans First Floor

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Plans Roof Top Floo

Blackwood Community Hub Draft Building Concept Plans(13245 kb)

How Can I have My Say?

The City of Mitcham is seeking suggestions on the design of Blackwood Community Hub and renewal of Waite Street Reserve from the local community and Blackwood traders.

Stakeholder and community input will inform the design of the hub, including Waite Street Reserve. Council is interested in discussing community need across a wide range of areas, such as:

  • Integration and function of community spaces, libraries, programs and activities
  • Youth and children’s spaces and services
  • Learning and socialising spaces
  • Business and general technology needs
  • Gallery, event and performance space planning
  • Public art and landscaping suggestions
  • Traffic flows and carparking
  • Recreation and open space planning
  • Outdoor activities, playgrounds and nature play
  • Outdoor family friendly meeting places
  • Appreciation for cultural monuments and artefacts.

There are several ways to have your say. You can:

  • View the draft concept plans (above) and complete the online Feedback Form click here.
  • View the draft concept plans and complete the Feedback Form, at one of the following three locations:
    • City of Mitcham Civic Centre, 131 Belair Road, Torrens Park
    • Blackwood Library, 215 Main Road, Blackwood
    • Blackwood Community Centre, 4 Young Street, Blackwood
  • Attend our Community Open Day and discuss draft concept plans with us.

Blackwood Community Hub Online Feedback Form

Blackwood Community Hub Online Feedback Form

Community Open Day

Blackwood Community Hub 
Saturday, 11 August 2018
Blackwood Community Centre
4 Young Street, Blackwood
Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm
View preliminary concepts and share your ideas with the design team
Enjoy family fun activities, coffee and refreshments

More Information and Next Steps

For further information contact Tim Vonderwall on 8372 8888.

Following community consultation, Council will review feedback and complete the Blackwood Community Hub concept plans. Council will then meet to endorse the concept plans, seek costings and use the concepts to attract grants and secure investment in the project. Council will continue to provide regular updates to the community.

Consultation closes at 5pm on Wednesday 29 August 2018.

Contact Us

Tel 08 8372 8888

Fax 08 8372 8101

Email Us

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Locate Us

PO Box 21

Mitcham Shopping Centre

Torrens Park SA 5062

131 Belair Road

Torrens Park SA 5062

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