The State Government and the Cities of Marion and Onkaparinga have committed funding towards the development for a $5.8 million Union Cycliste Internationale track in Southern Adelaide
The new facility will contain:
In June 2016, the State Government committed $2 million towards a UCI facility in Southern Adelaide with the Cities of Marion and Onkaparinga contributing $750,000 each.
Since 2016, the City of Marion has been working in collaboration with the State Government, City of Onkaparinga and the Clubs to identify a feasible location for the new facility.
Over the last two years, the State Government and the City of Marion have increased their funding commitments to $3.3 million and $1.75 million respectively to allow the project to proceed.
On 10 March 2020, Council approved the Prudential Report as required under Section 48 of the Local Government Act 1999 for the project to proceed to detailed design at the Majors Road site.
What Clubs are moving to the new Facility?
The project will create 39 jobs during construction
State Government funding commitment
Tender for Architectural team
Nov 2016 – January 2017
Former Minister for Recreation and Sport announces the new facility will be named after Olympic rider Sam Willoughby
Feasibility studies and design of sites across Cities of Marion and Onkparinga progress
Design phase and submission for planning approval
Jan – May 2020
Development approval and Documentation for construction tender
June – Aug 2020
Construction Phase and new facility commissioning/fit out
Nov 2021 – September 2021
Fourth Quarter of 2021
The Happy Valley and The Cove BMX clubs are relocating to the Sam Willoughby BMX Facility
When will construction commence?
What about the reactive soils?
How will the new facility link to Glenthorne National Park?