Best Playground Designs in Melbourne

Do you feel like a journey through the storybook world of Bollygum , setting sail on a giant ship , climbing the back of a ‘ Portosaurus’ , or a visit to a Smurf village ? These are just some of the adventures that children may experience at our playspaces. Ian White from Melbourne Playgrounds has posted a collection of his favourite Jeavons playgrounds on Weekend Notes .

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Unique New Playground on the Torquay foreshore at Whites beach

We had the pleasure of working very closely with Whites beach community as well as the team at Surf Coast Shire in creating this very unique playground.  The design team from Jeavons Landscape architects who collaborated closely with artists, community groups, Council and the Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation to create an accessible foreshore play space for children of all ages. The community embraced the project right from the start and were instrumental in bringing together the cultural heritage of the site,

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New fort for St Kilda Adventure Playground

It was fantastic to be involved in this project. Our job was to replace the timber fort. We needed to respect the children’s ideas; keep the essence of the previous much loved fort; keep the structure complex and multi-purpose but make it structurally sound and buildable under today’s requirements for play spaces.

Children who use the playground drew pictures of the ideas they had for the new fort.

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Sts Anargiri Early Learning Centre

Jeavons Landscape Architects had the pleasure of working with the staff at the Sts Anargiri Early Learning Centre and architects Peter G Lyall & Associates during this project which is located in Oakleigh, Victoria.

A key feature of the site is the presence of two magnificent angophora trees. Careful consideration during the design and construction stages was required, to make sure the root zones of the trees were not damaged,

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Official Opening of the Access for All Playground at Federal Reserve– Mount Waverley

Federal Reserve is a park that has a very natural feel, with its mature woodland and sensational birdlife. Jeavons Landscape Architects designed and documented the recent upgrade to the play space as part of a Council initiative to make more playgrounds accessible to children and adults with a disability. It has been a rewarding project and it is always great to be part of the team that creates inclusive playspaces for children.

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