Please be advised that the playground upgrade works at Peachey Park have been placed on hold. Recent site works to upgrade the playground facilities and bike track uncovered materials that warranted investigation.
The material has been inspected and tested by expert environmental consultants who have advised that there is asbestos containing materials (ACM) present.
The City engaged a licenced and experienced contractor to remove the exposed ACM and these works have now been completed.
Further testing of Peachey Park is being arranged to determine how works can proceed and what remediation is required.
The City will be working closely with the Department of Water & Environmental Regulation to ensure compliance while following the appropriate management process.
For more information contact the City of Belmont on 9477 7222.