61,500 m2 GFA
Revitalising NSW’s premier racecourse to increase patronage and membership growth
The Royal Randwick Racecourse redevelopment masterplan aims to support the regeneration of the thoroughbred racing industry with facilities that provide a range of services designed to increase patronage and membership growth.
The staged masterplan provides a reorganisation of site infrastructure, based on a series of strategic principles rather than specific built structures. This requires the renewing, substitution and provisioning of all in-ground services, the demolition of structures and extensive study of the site to solve the significant flood management issues for the area. Other major initiatives include creating a ‘whole-of-venue’ experience, integrating equine activities with spectator areas.
The first stage of implementation establishes St Leger Avenue as a new service road for equine and service loading. The existing day stalls and testing laboratories were also demolished and relocated to an accessible courtyard enclosure. A landscaped public forecourt of magnolias to the east provides the new major point of arrival for members and public.
- Horse Stalls
- Landscaped Forecourt
- Service Roads and Transport
- Spectator Seating
- Urban Regeneration