Pierre De Coubertin Playground –
Parramatta City Council 

Cantilevered Star Structures

Two posts – massive shade! That’s what was achieved with the two star structures installed at the Pierre De Coubertin playground for the Paramatta City Council. These shade structures are built to last and designed to keep the community safe from the sun throughout the summer. 

KEY DESIGN ADVANTAGES
– Extra height to minimise risk of vandalism
– Cantilevered design to reduce interruption from columns

AREA COVERED
Playground

SIZE
Two structures, 8m x 8m

STEEL FINISH
Hot dip galvanised

FABRIC COVER
Commercial 95 Shademesh, Desert Sand

BRIEF

The Paramatta City Council were upgrading the whole playground facility at the Pierre De Coubertin Park to make it a more safe and vibrant place for the local community. This included new softfall surfacing, play equipment, and shade structures. The shade structures needed to provide maximum shade coverage and minimum obstruction to the playing area to make the space as safe as possible.

APPROACH

We designed two options for the council – either shade sails, or cantilevered stars. The council chose two 8m by 8m cantilevered stars, giving the park a total of 128m2 shade from just two posts – which were both located outside the perimeter of the playground! The structures were also designed to sit high enough above the playground to lower the risk of vandalism of the shade mesh.

OUTCOME

The result is two highly durable structures, using galvanised steel finish (the most durable finish available) for the steelwork, and Commercial 95 Shademesh which has 10 years warranty. The structure will keep the community safe for years to come by providing 128m2 shade and excellent UV protection!

“Greenline undertake quality construction work, they deliver on time, and are great communicators. They are willing to go to extra effort to complete complex and sometimes challenging projects in a highly professional manner, as was the case with the latest projects that they worked on with me.”
Hassan Naddi – City of Paramatta

 

Meet the team that worked on this project:

Greenline worked to our time line and delivered as per the spec. Their work was what was expected.

MBS PTY LTD - Mark Conroy

Friendly, professional communications and extensive help provided in the grant application process as well as excellent execution of the project.

Barnawartha Primary School - Bernadette Kelly

Extremely easy to deal with. Professional service. Very happy with the completed job.

Echuca East Primary School, Jodi Boal

I find engaging with Greenline completely professional. The customer service is exemplary and the three projects I have been involved in with Greenline gives me confidence in their communication, ability to meet deadlines and appease a customer, quality of work, competency in meeting regulations and OHS measures

I have great confidence in this team/company.

Wodonga Primary School - Damian Duncan - Principal

I have used Greenline for a number of years now as I have always found them to provide excellent customer service, great quality and reliability. Our most recent project was a covered walkway to provide extra shelter for our students.

From day one, the walkway was such a big hit, with so many students using it that we actually had to provide extra staff in the area for additional student supervision. Thank you Greenline.

Wyndham Central College - Bryan Wollard - Assistant Principal

From my first meeting with a Greenline representative I was very impressed with the professional presentation about the company.

The process relating to construction was very well explained with timelines, contractors details and

Overall, the finished product is absolutely great. It has exceeded all our expectations and is now a real asset for the school.

Greenline did a great job here and I would recommend them to any school wanting to develop a COLA.

Ardeer Primary School - Graham Miller - Principal

Greenline were a pleasure to deal with. Their communication was excellent and we are thrilled with the end product.

Mount Waverley Heights Primary School - Sharon Reiss-Stone - Principal

A huge thank you and congratulations to the team at Greenline for delivering BIG TIME our outdoor shade shelter. The shelter, which covers one of our outdoor basketball courts, gives our students a chance to play through all weather conditions and looks great. Their post project support has been fantastic with quick follow-ups and service to the school.

Croydon Hills Primary School - Christian Holdsworth - Principal

We found Greenline to be professional throughout our entire business relationship, from our initial communications through to the completion of our project. Their friendly, helpful advice was offered with constant consideration of our needs. Greenline were able to meet all deadlines with competency, completing our project with the highest quality of work.

Bundoora Primary School - Lee Pollard - Principal

Greenline were a professional and well organised company to work with. The finished product was of a high standard and met the school’s requirements.

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Wiley Park Public School - Rene Demos - Principal
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