Tardy Gate play area and skate park plans consultation launched

Posted on - 2nd October, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Kid's stuff, Lostock Hall, Parks, Politics, Preston News, Recreation, South Ribble News
The current Tardy Gate play area in Lostock Hall Pic: South Ribble Borough Council

People who use a play area and skate park in Lostock Hall are being asked for their views.


South Ribble Borough Council has launched a consultation on the future of Tardy Gate Play Area as it prepares to pump £500,000 into improvements.


Existing equipment for toddlers, juniors and teenagers will be replaced along with new surfacing and ball courts.

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A new skate park is also proposed as part of the plans for the Lostock Hall park.

Leader of South Ribble Borough Council councillor Paul Foster said: “I am delighted to announce that we are now asking for residents views on the plans for Tardy Gate play area and skate park.

“This project is really important to us and has been largely requested by residents in the area. We are here to listen and act on our residents’ concerns and feedback and we are committed to providing state-of-the-art facilities that our communities need.

“I’d encourage all our residents in the nearby community to have your say on what the new and improved facility should look like and complete the consultation before it closes on 18 October.”

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An online consultation is running via the borough council website until Wednesday 18 October.

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A meeting about the plans is also taking place at Tardy Gate play area between 3pm and 6pm on Thursday (5 October) where people can give their views.

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