Review the most recent survey results for this project in the Project Updates Section.

A new park is coming to 225 Birmingham St.! The City will be engaging the community to help determine the park design.

Project Timeline

  • June 2021: Hire a design team
  • July to October 2021: Concept development and community engagement
  • November 2021 to April 2022: Construction drawing preparation
  • Winter 2023: Hire a construction team
  • Summer/Fall 2023: Construction starts

The timeline is subject to change.

As part of the residential townhouse development at 225 Birmingham St., there will be a new 2,700m2 municipal park. The park will be located at the east side of the development site and will span from Garnett Janes Road to the south and Birmingham Street to the north. The new park will also be situated north of the existing Lakeshore Village Park.

The City is working with the developer on the design and construction of the new park, which will provide various amenities that will complement existing parks in the surrounding neighbourhood. The new park may include:

  • An outdoor fitness area or playground
  • Ping pong and/or games tables
  • Seating area with shade canopy
  • New plantings
  • Walking path

September 3 to September 19, 2021

Online Survey

Staff collected input on the proposed concept design options for the new park, including park features and amenities. The survey received a total of 413 survey responses. Overall, participants were generally supportive of both designs with slightly more participants leaning towards Option B. A small amount of participants indicated they liked both options.

  • 47% of respondents preferred Concept Option B
  • 32% of respondents preferred Concept Option A
  • 16% of respondents said they liked both options
  • 6% of respondents said they did not like either option

Download the full survey summary report for more information.

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Aerial map showing the location of the new park on Birmingham Avenue, which will span from Garnett Janes Road to the south and Birmingham Street to the north. The new park is indicated with a red star.
Aerial map showing the location of the new park on Birmingham Avenue.