Video Series 09 – Public Realm and Access

Parkbridge Meaford will create a nature based set of amenities intended to connect people with nature. These amenities include an additional loop to the Georgian trail that may add 2km of extended trail which will run along the bluff, providing stunning views of Georgian Bay. A public trail head site on the western side of the site is intended to …

Video Series 08 – Land Uses

The different Land Uses that make up the Parkbridge Meaford project play an integral part in forming the framework for the community nodes and character of the site. Residential uses will be the heart of the community in facilitating neighbourhoods that support cohesive community interactions. Recreational Based Community and Resort Commercial Uses will provide opportunities for recreational uses and a …

Video Series 07 – Urban Design Features

The design considerations and choices presented here play a key role in how we are ensuring that Parkbridge Meaford will be a wholistic and well planned community for everyone. Types of design features we have considered include wayfinding and circulation throughout the site as it is important to provide the community with the ability to freely and safely travel the …

Video Series 06 – Key Design Principles

Featuring 800 metres of waterfront, Parkbridge is creating an exceptional new community of residential neighbourhoods on the shore of Georgian Bay. The community’s unique sense of place will be expressed through its strong and meaningful connection to nature, and will be a fitting addition to Meaford. This website is designed to be the central source for accurate and up-to-date information …

Video Series 05 – Master Planning

The process of Master Planning is intended to align the aspects of urban design, live ability and business strategy for long term success. The importance of design in the Master Planning process is to focus on problem solving through ideation, critique and iteration. Attention is made towards Land Use and Physical Design, Community Identity and Character, Community Cohesion and Wellbeing …

Video Series 04 – Physical Site Features

Parkbridge Meaford is approximately 400 acres in area with one and a half kilometers of frontage onto Highway 26. The Georgian trail runs across the majority of the sites length and offers unparalleled views of the bluffs down to the coast of Georgian Bay. In the past, the site was used for residential as well as agricultural uses made evident …

Video Series 03 – Parkbridge and Land Lease

Parkbridge is a 100%, Canadian owned company and is the largest developer and Operator of Land Lease communities across the country. This video provides a brief overview of the key benefits to Land Lease which include more attainable housing options, amenity offerings and long term benefits for local municipalities. Featuring 800 metres of waterfront, Parkbridge is creating an exceptional new …

Video Series 02 – Past Meeting Updates

This video provides an overview of all the past meetings and events with public stakeholders and local community groups about the project. These include a Public Deputation, Public Open Houses, Discussions with the Christie Beach Cottage Owners Association and a Community Engagement Survey. Each of these can be viewed in our Public Engagement section on this website. Featuring 800 metres …

Video Series 01 – Welcome

Welcome to the first video of many that will be highlighting the key aspects of Parkbridge’s Meaford project. This video covers a brief overview of Parkbridge, the project location and the roadmap for future videos.  Featuring 800 metres of waterfront, Parkbridge is creating an exceptional new community of residential neighbourhoods on the shore of Georgian Bay. The community’s unique sense …

Environmental Assessment Closure

NOTICE OF STUDY CLOSURE Class Environmental Assessment: Meaford Christie Beach Study Area UPDATE ON STUDY REQUIREMENTS A Class Environmental Assessment had been initiated in October 2019 by Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities (Parkbridge) as the Proponent to undertake a Master Plan Study following the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Planning process for the Christie Beach EA Study Area, identified in consultation with the …