Playford Alive

Playford Alive is one of the largest urban renewal projects in Australia. It aims to create a diverse, integrated and sustainable community whilst supporting skills training and economic growth. With quality facilities including health care, education, recreation and an exciting new $250 million Town Centre, Playford Alive will be the place of choice to live in northern Adelaide.

About Playford AliveSnapshotNew businessesProject progressProject targetsNews + events

About Playford Alive

Throughout this new community are a host of new facilities such as schools, a GP super clinic, railway station, wetlands and parklands, a new $250 million town centre including a $70 million retail development by Woolworths, and several new outlets and community facilities.

Playford Alive is one of Adelaide’s most connected communities, situated between Main North Road and the Northern Expressway. The area is supported by train and bus services including a new train station at Munno Para.


New businesses

The following businesses became part of the Playford Alive Community in 2016-17:

It is a place with one
united purpose – to enhance
quality of life in a proud community.

Project progress

Since Playford Alive commenced in 2008:

Project targets

We've set the following goals for 2017/18 as we work towards delivering a thriving community with high quality living and an ongoing supply of affordable housing.

News + events

Calling all community groups to share in $25,000

24 July 2019 in Playford Alive

Playford Alive is calling for community groups to apply for a share in $25,000 from the Playford Alive Initiatives Fund, with submissions now open. Renewal SA’s …

Zippy Indigenous Facilities Services delivers sparkling service at Bowden and Playford Alive

11 July 2019 in Playford Alive, Bowden, The Works Training and Employment Program

Renewal SA’s Works Program has connected projects at Bowden and Playford with an Indigenous-owned business, creating two new employment opportunities.

Stepping Stone (SA) Childcare & Early Development Centres Pre-employment program

24 June 2019 in Playford Alive, The Works Training and Employment Program

A rewarding opportunity to gain qualifications, work experience and potentially employment in early childhood education and care is now available in Adelaide’s north.

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