Merrylands Memorial Park - UV Smart Cool Playground retrofit

Merrylands Memorial park cool playgroundCumberland City Council, in partnership with Western Sydney University will be undertaking a research study at Memorial Park, Merrylands. The ‘UV Smart, Cool Playgrounds’ study aims to understand the impact of sun and heat at children’s playgrounds.

As part of the study, there were playground improvement works commencing in August 2020 at Memorial Park, Treves Street, Merrylands. The improvement works were by late October 2020.

The works included:

  • Replacement of the existing softfall surface
  • Installation of a new shade sail
  • Installation of a new drinking fountain
  • Tree plantings

Now the upgrades are complete, the research study will be undertaken in partnership with Western Sydney University.


If you have any questions about the Memorial Park work please contact:

Tim Nguyen

Senior Environmental Management Officer
P: (02) 8757 9804
E: Tim.Nguyen@Cumberland.nsw.gov.au