Playford Alive

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

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About Playford Alive

Throughout this community is a host of new facilities such as schools, a GP super clinic, railway station, wetlands and parklands, a $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 is just a small number of businesses that are part of the Playford Alive Community:

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

Learn to navigate the digital world

31 March 2021 in Playford Alive, Works Program, Training + employment pathways

Renewal SA’s Works Program is offering a FREE, one-day workshop aimed at helping you troubleshoot your technology skills.

Got the goods for a career in warehousing?

4 February 2021 in Playford Alive, Works Program, Training + employment pathways

We’re looking for motivated, committed people to start a career in the warehousing and logistics industry in a three-week Drakes Warehousing Pre-employment program.

A word from the Chief Executive

22 December 2020 in Reconciliation, Playford Alive, About us, Port Adelaide, Forestville, The Square at Woodville West, Fort Largs, Lot Fourteen, Prospect

As 2020 draws to a close, the opportunity to look back on the past 12 months reveals a surprising yet affirming insight into what Renewal SA has been able to achieve this year.

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