Bayside Council will replace the existing cricket nets in Tonbridge Street Reserve, Ramsgate with a four-practice lane, fully netted facility following discussions with Cricket NSW.
"We are replacing the current 3 lane facility with a fully compliant enclosed 4 lane facility," a council spokesperson said.
"The budget is $200,000 which includes a $20,000 grant through Cricket NSW to the Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund."
The new facility will feature an angled, solid roof to help keep leaf litter off the pitches and reduce ongoing maintenance and slip hazard, and to improve carpet longevity.
Bayside Council's City Projects Program 2020/21 includes the renewal of three cricket practice net facilities and the decommissioning of two others.
The renewed/new facilities are located at Gilchrist Park, Cahill Park and Tonbridge Reserve (Scarborough Park).
The decommissioned facilities are located at Riverine Park and Broadford Street Reserve.
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