New East Fraserlands Neighbourhood Park North

The completed East Fraserlands park

As part of the East Fraserlands development, Neighbourhood Park North is now constructed on the slope north of Kent Avenue N generally south of the intersection of SE Marine Drive and Marine Way.

The design of the park includes:

  • A viewpoint
  • Walkways
  • Seating
  • Ornamental plantings
  • A children's play area
  • A harvest table
  • Salvaged black locust wooded benches
  • Components of urban agriculture / edible landscapes

Progress with this project

July 2012 - Park construction was completed

August 2011 - Construction on the park started

4 November 2010 - We held a public open house to collect feedback on the conceptual design

May 2010 -  We held a public open house to present the park's conceptual design

Public engagement

Review the information boards we showed at open houses:

Project type

  • New park

Project status

  • Completed  

Budget

  • $627,086.00

Key dates

Date Event
May 2010 Open house for conceptual design ideas
November 2010 Open House for feedback on conceptual design
August 2011 Construction starts
July 2012 Construction completed
Fall 2012 Park open

Since 2003, the City of Vancouver has been engaged in a planning process to develop a new, sustainable, complete community at East Fraserlands – 51 ha of industrial land south of Marine Way and east of Kerr Street to Boundary Road. Previously home to the Canadian White Pine, ParkLane Homes now owns the majority of the land.

The East Fraserlands Official Development Plan, approved by Council in December 2006, calls for a "predominantly residential community with a variety of housing types with a commercial centre". This community would also include a variety of parks, a community centre, schools, childcare facilities, a riverfront walk, and other public amenities, built in phases over a period of about 25 years.

In May 2009, ParkLane Homes submitted a rezoning application for East Fraserlands Area 2 and Kerr Street Properties. The application was comprehensively reviewed by City staff, the East Fraserlands Committee, and the community through a planning process and was subsequently approved by City Council on 21 January 2010.

The rezoning area comprises of approximately 14.2 ha of land in the western portion of the site. Area 2 will include two neighbourhood parks, a major foreshore park along the Fraser River, an ecological corridor parallel to Kinross Street and a playfield park adjacent to the proposed elementary school. A public plaza will also be built at the foot of Kerr Street.

Community participation

  • May 2010 - Open house to review concept plan proposals
  • November 2010 - Open house

Contact the project manager

Joe McLeod
Landscape Architect

Phone: 604-257-8474

joe.mcleod@vancouver.ca