Project Description

Local Authority Park

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

Transforming an underutilized, very large community recreation and sports area into a future proof community and sports park, at no cost to the council.

REASON FOR UPGRADE:

To get the local community back out into the fresh air, by offering a host of opportunities that will positively impact people’s lives.

CLIENT:

Local Authority

CLIENT OBJECTIVE:
  • To get families sharing fun times together outside in their own borough!
  • To offer sports and recreational facilities that will expand people’s minds and physical skills thus giving them opportunities to learn and grow as well as creating healthy regimes.
  • To attract visitors to the borough, and to be seen as an innovative borough, helping to shape the future rather than waiting for the future to shape it!
  • For the new facilities to be low maintenance and generate income to pay for the upkeep of the new park.
PROJECT LENGTH:

4 years from start to finish

THE PLANS:

The finished project will include the following …

  • 4 brand new 3G FA approved football pitches • A new synthetic cricket pitch and multi sports outfield.
  • Restored Historic Lake, and reinstatement of a river.
  • Refurbished and extended clubhouse to act as visitor centre.
  • 3 new all weather tennis courts.
  • 40 acre Discovery Park with learn and play areas.
  • New pathways throughout the site.
  • Bespoke wooden adventure play area, with low ropes climbing area.
  • Picnic areas & Amphitheatre for outdoor performances
  • 3 viewing mounds sighting key landmarks.
  • New tree-lined central avenue plus 3000 new trees planted.
  • New car park.
  • Water recycling zone.
  • Existing park areas upgraded.
PROJECT SIZE:

The project covers 148 acres and involves the importation of 780,000 m3 of environmentally approved soil.

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