What does a Plastic Pitch Mean?
The proposed plastic pitch will restrict space for community engagement and outdoor recreation, restricting areas for dog walking, casual exercise and recreation and community events such as the Greenwich Games.
A synthetic turf surface is made from plastic turf blades and rubber granule filling material and therefore lacks the regenerative, self-cleansing ability of natural turf. There are many consequences including:
The replacement of Bob Campbell’s natural turf oval with a plastic turf surface will irreversibly degrade the intrinsic and ecological value of the Gore Creek Reserve ecosystem.
The Lane Cove Council’s Draft Masterplan can be viewed here: Click Here