Vallance 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
Mr Derwent Vallance built the first substantial building at Trinity Beach after WW2. This was a block of four flats alongside the shop and post office, it is believed he also built the shop and leased it to various operators. These included Ron and Norma McKauge in the late 50’s. He also built the first caravan park on the Esplanade in partnership with Ron McKauge (a former Councillor of the Mulgrave Shire Council).