Honey Farm Road Sport and Recreation Precinct, Sunshine Coast
Designed in conjunction with Otium and lead consultant Green Edge Design, the newly released draft master plan for the 75-hectare Honey Farm Road Sport and Recreation Precinct at Meridan Plains provides a range of facilities for active sports, outdoor recreation, healthy living and community events.
The precinct embraces best-practice for climate-responsive design that take advantage of our subtropical climate and lifestyle. In particular, the clubhouses adopt an innovative new planning approach that is designed to reduce power consumption, allow natural ventilation and lighting, and provide excellent flexibility and functionality for players, officials, and spectators.
Centrally located within the southern half of the Sunshine Coast, the site is easily accessible for a large portion of the community and includes a highly functional regional sports facility, a unique district recreation park for all ages and abilities, and a number of other dedicated facilities including:
Rectangular soccer and rugby fields
Oval fields for AFL and a regional cricket clubhouse
Open space and a potential disc golf course
Criterium cycle Track
Tennis courts and an indoor table tennis facility
Outdoor event spaces
Youth play spaces, including a pump track
Nature trails and running tracks
Local dog parks
“Providing spaces to play and practise sports helps bring people together and helps shape our local identity,” - Sunshine Coast Council Division 3 Councillor Peter Cox
The development of the Honey Farm Road Sport and Recreation Precinct will be staged in line with council budget allocations and external funding opportunities, catering for growth in community population, while evolving over time in line with changing community demands.
Area: Total 75 Ha
Project Lead: Green Edge Design
Sport: Otium Group
Architects: Open Architecture Studio