A community project to create a 1.4km cycleway around Ngatea’s Hugh Hayward Domain is ready to roll.
Plains Ward Councillor Ross Harris said the project is a partnership between Ngatea Primary School, Ngatea Lions Club, Sport Waikato, Bikes in Schools and Council.
“The idea to create a cycleway in the area behind the school has been simmering away in the community for a while and from there it’s boiled over to include the whole Domain,” he said.
“This adds another dimension to the Domain and a fantastic community facility we can all be proud of.”
The cycleway will cater for everyone
The cycleway will be 2 metres wide and has been designed to cater to everyone, including cyclists, pedestrians, and people using walking frames, mobility scooters or wheelchairs.
Local helpers welcome
Ngatea Lions Club member Alex Quinn said the club will supply the muscle to build the cycleway and as always any help from locals would be most appreciated.
“We’re always looking for community volunteers and would love to hear from anyone keen to be involved in another positive Plains project,” he said.
Neigbouring property owners
Over the next few weeks the project team will be communicating with all neighbouring property owners.
Construction of the cycleway will begin when weather conditions allow.