Parkland Planners:
0pen space and  recreation planning

Parkland Planners is a consultancy established in 1997 that specialises in open space, sport and recreation planning and management, and community consultation and facilitation.

Parkland Planners have provided consulting services to a wide range of clients, including local government in Sydney, NSW and Queensland, NSW government authorities, and private clients.

Our commitment to our clients in providing a value-for-money and quality consulting service means that we frequently attract repeat work.

Our Services
  • Open space, recreation and sport strategy plans

    Strategic planning for parks and open spaces, and for sporting and informal recreation facilities

  • Plans of Management for public land

    Plans of Management for Crown and community land such as parks, sports fields, beaches, bushland, wetlands

  • Open space, recreation and sporting facility requirements of development

    Ensuring open space and recreation opportunities are provided as the result of new development to meet community needs

  • Recreation activity and facility plans and studies


    Demand, feasibility and design requirements of facilities such as radio-control car tracks, BMX tracks.

  • Community and stakeholder engagement

    Community engagement programs, chairing hearings and meetings, facilitating workshops and public meetings, online and personal surveys

  • Recreation and social impact assessment

    Assessing and mitigating the impact of developments on open space, recreation opportunities and on people

  • Specialist advice

    Peer review of strategic planning reports, independent advice on legal cases, tender assessment, writing project briefs

Sandy Hoy
Principal of Parkland Planners

T: (02) 9938 1925
M: 0411 191866