Former Hospital Site Project

Former Hospital Site

Former Hospital Site

Demolition and Remediation

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Community Centre and Neighbourhood Park

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Former Hospital Site Project moving ahead

In June, Town Council endorsed a master plan for the lands

In August, the town’s demolition contractor mobilized on site and started interior demolition. The overall demolition and remediation will take approximately 12 months to complete. Visit the Former Hospital Site Demolition and Remediation page for regular project updates.

Community consultation — November 28, 2017

Join us at a public open house for an opportunity to provide feedback on design options for the neighbourhood park. We will also provide a progress update on the community centre design. Review the public notice for details.

Past Meetings

October 11, 2017 — Council received proposed official plan and zoning amendments for the two sites. The statutory public meeting to discuss the amendments was held as part of this Planning and Development Council meeting. The proposed official plan amendment and the proposed zoning by-law amendment can be found in the October 11 staff report. For information about preserving your appeal rights go to the Making Submissions and Preserving Appeal Rights page.

September 28, 2017 – An open house was held to share information about what’s been done so far, and next steps.

September 28, 2017 – public consultation sessions took place about the preliminary conceptual designs for the community centre and potential uses for the park.

June 27, 2017 – Council endorsed overall site master plan as well as base funding and amenities for the Southeast Oakville Community Centre that is planned for the site. View the news release for more details or check out the Special Council meeting agenda.

May 2, 2017 - Council received three staff reports on the former hospital site project including a financial overview, information on the new Southeast Oakville Community Centre, and proposed options for the overall site master plan. Check out the news release for more details or check out the Special Council Agenda for more information on the May 2 meeting, including staff reports.

April 3, 2017 – The Former Hospital Deconstruction Strategy is approved by Council.

March 27, 2017 - The Former Hospital Deconstruction Strategy went to Administrative Services Committee.

March 8, 2017 - A public consultation session took place to determine what amenities will be included in the community centre.

March 1, 2017 - An open house was held to present the demolition strategy for the former hospital and Helen Lawson buildings.

December  2016 - An open house held to share information about what’s been done so far, and next steps.

April 2016 – The town takes possession of the site. Many in-depth studies of the buildings and the land were completed to better understand the site. These are summarized on the Former Hospital Site Project Demolition and Remediation page.

December 1, 2015 - An open house held to share information about what will be happening to the former hospital site over the next five years after the OTMH (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital) moved to its new location.


The former site of the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) was part of the town's overall South Central Public Lands Study (SCPLS) which reviewed a number of key sites owned by the town in south central Oakville (e.g. surplus school sites, Oakville Arena) and made recommendations about their future use, including recreation uses.

The former site consists of lands on the south side of Macdonald Road between Reynolds Street and Allan Street. The property includes the existing hospital building and the Wyndham Manor Long Term Care Centre.

An overall concept for the redevelopment of the hospital lands including a new community centre, park, potential housing and medical uses was endorsed in principle by Council on April 8, 2013. This concept recognized that a final plan could not be completed until the town took ownership of the site and completed all the required environmental, heritage, building condition and detailed land use studies.

The Former Hospital Site Project is about completing this work over five years (2015 to 2020). The development of the community centre and neighbourhood park opening is scheduled for September 2020.

Visit the Former Hospital Site Project Timeline page for more information

Review the latest Frequently Asked Questions about the site.

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