Four Preston play areas to be upgraded

Posted on - 12th October, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Fulwood, Kid's stuff, Parks, Plungington, Preston Council, Preston News, Recreation, Sharoe Green
Haslam Park's playground has reopened Pic: Blog Preston
Haslam Park’s playground underwent a revamp earlier this year Pic: Blog Preston

Four play areas in Preston are set for upgrades.


Preston City Council Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing Jennifer Mein has approved the work to Oxheys Recreation Area in Plungington, Haslam Park in Ashton-on-Ribble, Sherwood Park and South Drive Park in Fulwood.

Oxheys will see improvements to safety surfacing costing £3,500 while play equipment at Haslam Park will be painted for the cost of £7,045.

Read more: Upset parents brand revamped Haslam Park playground a ‘let down for families of Ashton’

At Sherwood Park, railings and all play equipment will be painted, and existing rubber tiles will be covered with synthetic sand filled carpet for £8,640.

Railings and play equipment will also be painted at South Drive Park, costing £5,480.

This means that a total of £24,665 will be put into improving local parks.

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