Jester Park

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Jester Park Aerial Map

Project Description:

Jester Park is a 31-acre open space located off Grubb Road, just south of the Naaman’s Road intersection. New Castle County is currently exploring options for further development of this park.

Current Phase:

Design and Planning

Key Dates:

February 18, 2020, 5:00 pm - Historical Review Board meeting to review the proposed parking plan for the Jester House renovations.  The Historic Review Board makes recommendations and delineations for historic district boundaries, maintains a survey of historic properties, and reviews permits relative to historic properties. An informational sign is located at the Jester Park property to notify the public of this meeting as required by the Department of Land Use. 

Project Documents:

January 16, 2020, Public Meeting Presentation

Proposed Park Design

Conceptual Park Overview Map

Jester House Parking Plan

Current Project Update:

March 9, 2020: The proposed work for the exterior of Jester House and the surrounding site is now out for bid. This does not include work to the park itself.

March 18, 2020: The land surveyor consultant, Apex Engineering Inc., is tentatively scheduled to begin the topographic and boundary survey of the Jester Park parcels this Thursday, March 19, 2020 (weather permitting). The survey work will continue intermittently for several days.