Maintenance & Construction Works

Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery

Nature of Works: Development of new burial area

Objectives:

  • Increase burial capacity
  • Introduce a new environmentally sustainable burial option
  • Provide a new area for rest and reflection
  • Improve general amenity and attractiveness of cemetery grounds

Works:

  • Establish a new natural burial area in the north western part of the cemetery, off Melaleuca Parade
  • Landscaping includes new pathway, paving, seating and plantings
  • Planting of additional Living Legacy trees
  • Works commence March 2021; completion June 2021

Duration: March – June 2021

Development Type: All works fall within the Exempt Development Codes of the NSW State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP).

Nature of Works: Construction of monument

Objectives:

  • Recognise Armenian culture and honour lives lost in the Armenian genocide
  • Provide a new area for rest and reflection
  • Improve general amenity and attractiveness of cemetery grounds

Works:

  • Installation of Monument as a memorial to the lives lost in the Armenian genocide
  • Landscaping includes new pathway, paving, seating and plantings
  • Works commence April 2021; completion May 2021
  • Unveiling May 2021

Duration: April – May 2021

Development Type: All works fall within the Exempt Development Codes of the NSW State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP).

Location: Armenian Lawn

Nature of Works: Maintenance/remediation and construction works

Objectives:

  • Address safety concerns and deterioration of infrastructure
  • Improve access for users
  • Expand burial capacity
  • Improve general amenity and attractiveness of cemetery grounds

Duration: January – March 2021

Development Type: All works fall within the Exempt Development Codes of the NSW State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP).

Location Map:

  1. General Lawn – Retaining Wall and Pathway Remediation
  2. General Lawn Expansion
  3. Stormwater Pipe Remediation

General Lawn – Retaining Wall and Pathway Remediation

  • Works to address safety concerns caused by the deterioration of existing infrastructure
  • Construction of a new access ramp to provide improved access from Dianella Parade
  • Replacement of footpaths to rectify uneven surfaces
  • Construction of a new retaining wall to replace the existing unstable wall
  • Installation of balustrades to provide improved perimeter edge protection
  • New landscaping
  • Works commence January 2021; completion March 2021

General Lawn Expansion

  • Grading of unused land on the south west edge of the site to create an additional 160 burial plots
  • Construction of new paths and access ways
  • Construction of new retaining wall and balustrades
  • New landscaping
  • Works commence January 2021; completion March 2021

Stormwater Pipe Remediation

  • Excavation, demolition, and disposal of an existing undersized stormwater pipe (off Coonangurra Circuit)
  • Installation of a new stormwater pit
  • Backfilling and landscaping
  • Works commence January 2021; completion March 2021