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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.

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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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