Council projects

We undertake many projects each year to improve the amenity and liveability of Glen Eira.

Council funds these projects, with additional funding at times from State and Federal Governments.

07 November 2022

Murrumbeena Park Community Hub

Murrumbeena Park is one of Glen Eira’s largest parks, featuring two sportsgrounds, a large nature-based play space, shelters, picnic facilities, a pavilion and a bowling club.

01 October 2022

Bentleigh Eat Street

Artist impression Bentleigh Eat Street

Eat Street is an exciting project that re-imagines public space in the heart of Bentleigh.

30 September 2022

Carnegie Memorial Swimming Pool

The Carnegie Memorial Swimming Pool redevelopment will give the Glen Eira community a modern and accessible recreation centre. 

07 September 2022

Elsternwick Cultural Precinct

Elsternwick Structure Plan

The Elsternwick Structure Plan creates a strategic vision to establish a new Cultural Precinct, centred around Selwyn Street.

01 September 2022

Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub

Artist impression of Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub

Bentleigh Library and Youth Hub is complete! Bentleigh Library has been transformed into a new community centre that integrates Council’s Library and Youth Services. It will be officially opened to the public on Wednesday 26 October at 10am.

01 September 2022

Lord Reserve Pavilion

Lord Reserve is an expanse of open space, providing significant opportunities to play sport, exercise your dog or just enjoy the outdoors. 

31 August 2022

Glen Eira Multideck Car Parks

Council decided not to proceed with the proposed Multideck Commuter Carpark projects in Bentleigh and Elsternwick.

16 August 2022

Centenary Park Active Recreation Spaces

Centenary Park active recreation spaces artist impression

We are expanding the play experience and appeal of the Centenary Park play space in East Bentleigh.

16 May 2022

Thomas Street Pedestrian Operated Signal

Thomas Street Pedestrian Operated Signal Project is a collaboration between Glen Eira City Council and Bayside City Council to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.

28 April 2022

Flood mitigation works in Bentleigh East

Drainage pipes

We are committed to flood mitigation and continue to deliver a significant program of drainage improvement and stormwater detention across the municipality.

13 December 2021

Princes Park playspace renewal

Princes Park playspace artist impression

The upgraded play space aims to enhance the existing play features to provide new and exciting play elements and extend the opportunities for other ages and interests.

31 July 2020

Glen Eira Community Shed

The Glen Eira Community Shed Project at Moorleigh Community Village reached practical completion in July 2020.