Box Hill City Oval
It’s the home ground of the Box Hill Hawks Football Club that plays at the Victorian Football League, along with the Box Hill Cricket Club that plays at the Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association.
The power of the site is roughly 10,000 individuals. The greatest official presence in the ground has been on 14 August 1983 when 6,200 individuals attended a VFA match between Box Hill and Oakleigh. About Melbourne Show Day 1953, the place hosted a benefit game for the family of Ray Gibb, who’d died in an accident in early September, involving a joint Hawthorn–Richmond club along with also a Box Hill team strengthened by VFL and VFA celebrities; the audience at the time was likely to be 6,000.
It’s now the second-choice place, supporting North Port Oval, for VFL finals; it generally hosts finals just in the very first week, but also hosted on the preliminary finals in 2010 if the North Port Oval surface has been unplayable because of rain and overuse.
The ground centres around a reddish brick grandstand located on the wing, in the front of the interchange chairs. The rack contains a pub, indoor screening and resistance change rooms. Terraces flank the grandstand on each side, with all the club government and participant facilities on the opposite side of this patio towards the Whitehorse Road targets. Grass encircles the remaining part of the ground. The playing surface, which was re-layed prior to the 2007 year, is considered to be among the finest from the Victorian Football League. The entire capacity is approximately 10,000.
Consultation this finished 5pm Wednesday 24 February 2021. Box Hill City Oval is an extremely utilised site using a rich history of supporting the community and athletic clubs of the town. That said the present pavilions and encircles are ageing and have to be updated.
Whitehorse City Council has allowed around $5.5 million towards the endeavor. This project aims to breathe fresh life to the City Oval and Bolton Park precinct to boost active and passive utilization throughout the site.
A concept plan was prepared for the precinct that believes the location and performance of present facilities while protecting the present qualities the community worth.
- The suggestion effectively comprises:
Refurbishment of the present south pavilion
- Demolition of those ageing north pavilion, to be substituted using a multi-use pavilion with sustainable design characteristics
- Upgraded available walking trails
- Outdoor Exercise equipment
- Multi-use half-court game court
- Table tennis centre.