The City of Marion and Football South Australia have been working in partnership to deliver the new Southern Soccer Facility on Majors Road, Trott Park. Council has committed $4.5 million towards the new development with the State Government providing a funding commitment of $2.5 million.
The new facility will contain:
The City of Marion and the State Government committed funding of $2.5 million each towards a new football facility in Southern Adelaide with the corner of Majors and Adams Roads being the preferred site.
Since the 2017 announcement the City of Marion has worked with Football South Australia for the delivery of a new football facility within Southern Adelaide with the facility to become the home of Cove Football (Soccer) Club.
Due to funding shortfalls, in November 2019, the City of Marion resolved to increase its funding commitment to $4.5 million and deliver the project.
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 Club is moving to the new Facility?
Football South Australia received State Government funding commitment for delivery of the Southern Soccer Facility
Football South Australia and City of Marion progress site investigations and design
2018 - 2019
City of Marion increases its funding commitment and delivery of project
City of Marion engage Architectural team
Nov – January 2020
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 Cove Football (Soccer) club is relocating to the Southern Soccer Facility
When will construction commence?
What about the reactive soils?
Will it be artificial or grass pitches?
Can the community use the new facility?
How will the new facility link to Glenthorne National Park?