Sports Lighting Towers Project

Sports play a huge role in Geraldton’s identity and lifestyle with more and more clubs opting to train at night to avoid the summer heat adequate floodlighting lighting plays a critical role in the health and safety of players.

Adequate nighttime lighting may also enable clubs to potentially attract regional and state wide sporting events to the City which also benefits the local economy. More here

Background

Following an audit review of all City region sporting tower floodlighting conducted in early 2018, two towers at Alexander Park and one tower at Greenough Oval were removed to ensure community safety and replacement of the infrastructure which had reached its end of life was included in the 2018/19 Renewals Budget.

Local contractor Elite Electrical was awarded the $1.1 million contract to install six, 100-150 LUX LED lights on 30m tall light towers at Alexander Park and four, 100-150 LUX LED lights on30m tall light towers at the Greenough Oval.

Works at Alexander park are scheduled to begin on XX November 2018 whilst works at the Greenough Oval on 26 November 2018.  The estimated date of completion for both projects is the beginning of March 2019.

Alexander Park

The project includes installing six, 100-150 LUX LED luminaries on 30m tall light towers around the perimeter of the playing fields.

Map of Alexander Park tower loctions

Greenough Oval

The project includes installing four, 100-150 LUX LED luminaries on 30m tall light towers around the perimeter of the playing field.

Map of Greenough oval towers