Project Description

Archaeological Assessment
Client: Parramatta Park Trust
Commissioned: 2013

Parramatta Park, located alongside Parramatta River, is significant as the largest area of open space in the Parramatta LGA. The Park is of national significance and is listed on both the State Heritage Register and the National Heritage Register. Old Government House and the Domain are one of eleven sites that together form the Australian Convict Sited which were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010.


Through this project, the Parramatta Park Trust is aiming to protect the heritage and cultural landscape of Parramatta Park whilst also expanding the facilities and amenity of the park. Some of the intended works include the development of a regional playground; the design of pedestrian networks; design of a passive recreation areas and areas to accommodate events; car parking areas and design treatment to improve the interface between the park and the adjoining residential lands.

Our Involvement

City Plan Heritage has worked alongside the Lead Consultant, McGregor Coxall on the design development and detailed design documentation of the Parramatta Park Paddocks Precinct. As part of this involvement, City Plan Heritage has prepared an Archaeological Assessment, Heritage Impact Statement and has provided ongoing design advice to ensure that the Parramatta Park Paddocks is developed in a way that is sensitive to the heritage landscape pf the precinct.