Henley Street Park is categorised as Linear Open Space.
Linear Parks are low use public open space areas with primary uses for stormwater management, buffering or linkage. Recreation or active transport are secondary uses.
History behind the name
Bill Henley was the owner of a property at Henley’s Hill where he had a piggery. The Hill was originally named Gavioli’s Hill. It was donated to the council by Bill Henley on the proviso that the name be changed. Park takes its name for the same reason.