Princes Gardens Masterplan

Princes gardens with new lighting, paths, trees and playground

Home to Chapel Off Chapel, Princes Gardens Malvern Road Prahran is a popular park for recreation, relaxation and entertainment.

The stage 1 upgrade works to Princes Gardens, part of the Princes Gardens Masterplan were completed in 2020.

New paths between Chapel Street and Essex Street, lighting, a new picnic area with shelters, bbqs and picnic tables and new park furniture are accessible to the community to enjoy.

New irrigation and garden beds are in place with newly planted trees and the sunken oval has been regraded. 

Stage two

Stage two works of the Masterplan are now underway. Works include the development of a temporary pocket park at 294 Malvern Rd, Prahran. Two existing council buildings will be demolished and soil remediation work will be undertaken.

For more information about the Princes Gardens Masterplan email our Urban Design team or call 8290 1333.

Consultation

To check for consultation opportunities visit our Princes Gardens consultation page. 

Stage 1 - Masterplan Development

Consultation Community input into development of Princes Gardens Masterplan April - May 2016
Development of draft Masterplan May - June 2016
Council consideration of draft Masterplan August 2016

Stages 1 and 2 - Design

Design works stage 1 Mid-late 2018
Construction works Early 2019
Design works stage 2 2019
Construction of southern gardens and sunken oval

Sept - Dec 2020

Stage 2 - Construction works

Project overview

 
Project Development of a temporary pocket park at 294 Malvern Rd, Prahran
Project overview Demolition of existing double fronted shop
 Project type Demolition works
 Construction contractor Express Demolition P/L
 Construction date 8 March 2021
Expected construction completion  30 March 2021
 Contact (design) phone number 8290 1333
 Contact information

Senior Project Manager

Stonnington City Council

brsmith@stonnington.vic.gov.au

 

294-Malvern-Road-Prahran aerial view of building being demolished

Appendix 1G Preliminary Environmental Site Assessment(PDF, 621KB)

Appendix 1D 29A Consent(PDF, 169KB)

Appendix 1 A Locality Plan (Aerial) 290-294 Malvern Road(PDF, 762KB)

Stage 2a - Construction works

Project overview

 
Project

Demolition of vacant Maternal Childcare and Health & Youth Services building at 22 Chapel St, Prahran

Project overview Demolition of vacant building
Scope of works Permits for hoarding, asbestos removal, demolition and handover
 Construction contractor Independent Demolition P/L
 Construction date 30 March 2021
Expected construction completion  30 March 2021
 Contact (design) phone number 8290 1333
 Contact information

Senior Project Manager

Stonnington City Council

brsmith@stonnington.vic.gov.au

 Download

Condition Audit Report(PDF, 2MB)

Locality Plan - 22 Chapel St, Prahran(DOCX, 4MB)

Asbestos Audit(PDF, 1MB)

Location

294 Malvern Road, Prahran 3181  View Map

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