Why are the lighting towers positioned in this location?

    The lights are proposed to sit in this location to allow the whole field to be as accessible as possible and available for a variety of uses.
    The site currently has installed power boxes and cable pits and this proposed location makes direct use of this.

    What is the proposed lighting level?

    The proposed lighting level will suit both training and night matches using two different switch modes under AS2560.2.3-2007 – Lighting for Football (all codes).

    What does this lighting level mean?

    Training level – minimum average 50 lux maintained at 0.3 uniformity.
    Competition level (Night matches) - minimum average 100 lux maintained at 0.5 uniformity.

    What is the level of spill from the lights?

    The highest level of light spill is 2.2 lux using 22 m poles.
    The maximum level of light spill allowed is 10 lux under AS 4282.

    How tall are the lighting towers?

    They will be 22 metres.

    Can this height change?

    Yes, the lighting towers could reach 25m. This is dependent on the budget available for this project.

    What are the lighting towers made of?

    Galvanized steel.

    Will there be protective padding around the lighting towers near the Criterium Track?

    Yes. This will help provide safety to users of the track.

    How many floodlights are located on each tower?

    There will be 5 floodlights placed on each tower. In total there will be 20 floodlights.

    Is this permanent and who will own and maintain the lights?

    Yes, the four luminaires and column towers become the property of Adelaide City Council upon completion of the project.

    Can we have access to use the lights during events and programs and what is the cost?

    Yes. The fees and charges are yet to be determined.

    Is there an alternative way to provide my feedback?

    Yes, You can:

    Write to us
    All written submissions must be received by 5.00 pm on the date advertised and should be addressed to:
    Community Consultation Lighting of the Premium Field GPO Box 2252, Adelaide SA 5001

    Call us
    If you would like to speak to a staff member you can contact Recreation Officer Eve Cracker on 8203 7954.

    Visit us
    Meet with a Council staff at the Adelaide City Council Planning Lab (25 Pirie Street) between the following times:
    Thursday 29 August from 2pm to 5pm
    Monday 2 September from 2pm to 5pm
    Friday 6 September from 2pm to 5pm

    Email us
    Comments can be emailed to yoursay@adelaidecitycouncil.com

    What happens to my feedback?

    All feedback will be collated to provide a recommendation to Council on the most appropriate location of the lights.

    This recommendation will be presented to Council in early October.
    Outcomes of this Council meeting will communicated with you via a letter in late October. This letter will inform you of next steps and key dates for the remainder of the project.

    Who can I contact for further information?

    For more information, please contact:
    Name: Eve Craker
    Title: Recreation Officer
    Phone: 8203 7954
    Email Address: e.craker@adelaidecitycouncil.com

    How is this project funded?

    South Australian Rugby League (SARL) have been successful in receiving both an Adelaide City Council Recreation and Sport and Office for Recreation and Sport Grant to light the Premium Field in Victoria Park. Combined, this is a total of $100,000.00 and 75% of the project cost.

    SARL and Adelaide City Council are exploring options to obtain the remaining 25% of the project cost.