Menu

Moor Park Skate Park already proving popular ahead of official opening

Posted on - 4th September, 2015 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Kid's stuff, Moor Park, Parks, Preston Council, Preston Locations, Preston News, Redevelopment, Sport, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Making the most of the new Skate Park as the summer holidays come to an end

Making the most of the new Skate Park as the summer holidays come to an end. Pic: Keith Anthony Johnson

The latest addition to Moor Park is already providing entertainment for the locals, despite not expecting to officially open for another two weeks.

Work on the new Moor Park Skate Park was given the green light  late last year and the full designs that were released soon after, were estimated to cost around £320,000.

Moor Park Skate Park being enjoyed as work is completed

Moor Park Skate Park being enjoyed as work is completed. Pic: Keith Anthony Johnson

Although not officially due to be declared open until September 13, it is already in use as Preston locals make use of the new equipment before the new school term begins.

A council spokeswoman said: “The park officially opens on September 13. But it is ready to use now the main work is complete. We recommend all the usual safety precautions are heeded.”

Moor Park Skate Park already proving popular

Moor Park Skate Park already proving popular. Pic: Keith Anthony Johnson

Councillor Elizabeth Atkins shared the success of the Skate Park so far on Twitter,
Councillor Atkins sharing her views on the new Skate Park on Twitter over the weekend

Councillor Atkins sharing her views on the new Skate Park on Twitter over the weekend

 

What do you think of the new addition to Moor Park? Let us know in the comments below.

Share
Preston in pictures Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024 View more
Advertisement
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement
News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement
Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails