Why is The Italian Eatery applying for a 9 year 11 month lease?

The Italian Eatery is applying for a 9 year 11 month lease to secure their financial investment for the significant renovation and fit out project for both the Bookmakers League & Entrance Gate buildings which will see this space converted into a cafe located in the Park Lands.

The Bookmakers will support and provide an alternative use to the current sporting and event activities seen in Victoria Park /Pakapakanthi such as the criterium track, premium pitch, and other scheduled events through the on-going sale of food and beverage.

Will I still be able to utilise the Victoria Park and the Bookmakers League?

Once the renovation & fit out project is complete all Park Lands users will be able to visit the Bookmakers. This space will continue to be an open public cafe where visitors to the Park Lands may purchase food and beverage.

What changes will be seen due to the granting of the Italian Eaterly lease proposal?

The only change that will be experienced in this area is the opening of a cafe for the public sale of food and beverage as well as an outdoor dining area. There will also be some development works to the Bookmakers League and Entrance Gates which will include some landscaping surrounding these buildings.


Why is The Velo Precinct applying for a 9 year 11 month lease?

The Velo Precinct is applying for a 9 year 11 month lease to secure their financial investment for the significant renovation and fitout project for basement area of the Main Grandstand which will see this space converted into a bicycle hub complimented by café and dedicated indoor kids play-zone.

The Velo Precinct will support existing uses in Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi and provide an alternative use to the current mix of sporting and event activities seen in Victoria Park /Pakapakanthi such as the criterium track, premium pitch, and other scheduled events through the on-going sale of food and beverage.

Will I still be able to utilise the Victoria Park and the Main Grandstand?

Once the renovation & fit out project is complete all Park Lands users will be able to visit The Velo Precinct. This space will continue to be an open public bicycle hub/cafe where visitors to the Park Lands may purchase food and beverage and also participate is cycling training and the indoor kids play-zone.

What changes will be seen due to the granting of the Velo Precinct lease proposal?

The only change that will be experienced in this area is the opening of a bicycle hub complimented by café and dedicated indoor kids play-zone for the public sale of food and beverage as well as an outdoor alfresco seating area that looks out onto the Premium Pitch. There will also be some redevelopment works to the Main Grandstand which may include some landscaping surrounding these buildings.

How will this affect the users of Victoria Park?

It is envisaged that the proposed 9 year 11 month lease will not affect users of Victoria Park /Pakapakanthi. As currently experienced, the community will continue to benefit from the use of Victoria Park /Pakapakanthi.