City of Karratha

Dampier Palms & Hampton Oval Redevelopment

The City of Karratha propose to redevelop The Palms precinct on the Dampier Foreshore, with the intention of providing an outstanding recreational facility for the Dampier and Karratha community.

Project Cost
Approx $11,700,000

Start Date

Project design 2017/18 financial year
Construction TBC funding 2018/19 financial year


Project Overview

The City of Karratha propose to redevelop The Palms precinct on the Dampier Foreshore, with the intention of providing an outstanding recreational facility for the Dampier and Karratha community.
 
The project objectives are to: 
  • Create a ‘destination’ foreshore of choice for residents and visitors
  • Cater for a wide range of activities including:
    • Land & water based activities
    • Community and/or commercial
    • All ages & interests
  • Capitalise on Dampier’s natural and unique scenery
  • Improve and enhance amenity
  • Effectively manage environmental impacts
 
The Master Plan takes into account:
  • The existing site conditions
  • Issues pertaining to coastal vulnerability
  • Parking and vehicular access
  • Drainage and stormwater
  • Recreational infrastructure
  • Beach access
  • The existing playing fields
  • Soft landscaping
  • Space requirements for commercial opportunities
This report describes how each of the above elements has contributed to the
development of the Master Plan.
 

What's next?

  1. Present Design Development Report to February Council meeting for endorsement.
  2. Following Council endorsement proceed to detailed design and documentation ready for tendering.
  3. Progress funding for project construction commencing in 2018/19 including
  4. Commonwealth funding application.

Updated map of Dampier Palms and Hampton Oval Redevelopment including Community feedback


Watch the fly through here!

Please note that this fly-through is based off the first initial design concept for this project. Some elements have changed as a result of the input from the community workshops.

Dampier Palms & Hampton Oval Redevelopment Fly-through from City of Karratha on Vimeo.