Exciting proposals planned for iconic Seymour site.
The Australian Light Horse Memorial Park committee is seeking public comment on a master plan to guide development of the Park for the next 20 years.
Committee chairman Greg Smith said the plan prepared by Jeavons Landscape Architects outlined exciting proposals for the 150
The plan provides for new walking and riding trails, with links to Seymour. The history of the site will be highlighted through new information features while the landscape and environmental values will be retained.
It includes development of a sensitively designed memorial and lookout area on the top of Anzac Hill that will offer spectacular panoramic 360° views of the Seymour region.
With Seymour’s military heritage at last receiving wider recognition and the magnificent Vietnam Memorial soon to be completed, the value of the Light Horse Memorial Park as a recreational and heritage site of national significance will increase. The new master plan will help accelerate this process.
The plan can be viewed at Seymour Library or downloaded from the committee’s website www.lighthorsepark.org.au
Comments can be made until February 28.
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