$2.99m for Albany parkland

By Wayne Thompson

The North Shore City Council has paid developer Landco $2.99 million for new parkland at Albany.

Parks chairman Margaret Miles said 1ha of parkland would result from the council's purchase of four sections, totalling 7000sq m, next to land given by the developer as part of council subdivision rules.

The land is in the developer's Tall Oaks subdivision, which extends from its Oakvale development near Albany Junior High School, North Shore Golf Course and Schnapper Rock Rd.

Mrs Miles said the council had a $9 million annual budget for new parkland and now owned 1200ha across the city.

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 26 Jul 2016 11:14:32 Processing Time: 533ms