Percy Street Park

Location: 162 Percy Street Bentley Park

Good park for: kids-playground

Facilities:

  • Drinking water
  • Playground

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This park is located behind houses on Percy and Mayflower Streets and can be accessed from both of these streets via laneways. This local park has a small shaded playground for families to enjoy and has a quiet, relaxing ambience with shady trees.

History behind the name

Named after the Honourable Percy Pease, Member of Parliament for the district and Minister of Lands for some of that time. He won the by-election to Herbert on 10 April 1920. In 1929 he was elected Deputy Leader of the Queensland Labor Party in opposition. He gained the portfolio of Public Lands and the Deputy premiership on 17 June 1932. He died on 17 September 1940 aged 64.

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Last updated: 29 September 2020