Tag Archives : Hands Up for Plymouth Play

Freya’s Play Day

A Plympton schoolgirl has cut the ribbon at the new and improved Boringdon Close play park. Freya Martin, 9, was the guest of honour at the park where antiquated and tired equipment has been replaced by a dynamic ‘supernova’ roundabout, bird’s nest swing, and much more. Freya, who lives nearby, wrote to her MP to […]

Poetry in the play park

Children from a local school are adding some unique magic to one of Central Park’s exciting new assets. The enchanting toddler area, which is being built as part of the improvements to the play park, will feature logs with words and poetry devised by pupils from Montpelier Primary School. Over the next few weeks, the […]

Second phase of play improvements given go ahead

The next phase of play improvements across Plymouth has been given the green light, with 38 play parks set to receive a makeover by Spring 2020. In addition, up to six brand new parks will be created close to new housing thanks to contributions from developers. The plans follow hot-on-the-heels on the first phase of […]

Play time in Central Park!

The Central Park Improvements Project is set to ramp up next week as refurbishment and extension of the play area begins. Designed with LDA Design and Russell Play from ideas gained at a community consultation, the area will be bigger and better and promises to make the park a playful destination for local families and […]

Work begins at Teat’s Hill

Work has started on turning a tired Plymouth park into a community destination. Diggers are on site at Teat’s Hill in Cattedown, where a new outdoor amphitheatre is being installed alongside improved play equipment. The project sees the coming together of several different council initiatives including Hands Up for Plymouth Play and the Active Neighbourhoods […]

Exciting new play equipment for Peacock Meadow

Another Plympton play park has had a major makeover as part of an ongoing improvement programme. Peacock Meadow, off Newnham road, has new equipment that focuses on play for younger children. Additions include a tower with a fireman’s pole and slide, a rotating sand table and a spinner bowl. A group tyre swing and dynamic […]

Double investment at Bond Street

A Plymouth playing field is set for a double dose of investment. The park at Bond Street, Southway, will be home to a brand new play park as well as a number of new sports pitches as two ongoing improvement projects combine. The children’s play park, delivered by the Hands Up for Plymouth Play project, […]

Patrick Nicholson, Deputy Leader and Cabinet member for Strategic Transport, Housing and Planning joins planning officer Rebecca Miller at Bond Street

Play improvement programme continues

Play parks at Hooe Green and Dean Cross are the latest to have been made over as part of an ongoing play improvements scheme. Meanwhile, work has also started on parks at Peacock Meadow, Boringdon Close, Plympton St Maurice, and at Mutley Park as the Hands Up For Plymouth Play programme ramps up. Improvements across […]

Improved play at Miller Way!

Over 70 local children and adults joined council staff on Wednesday to celebrate the official opening of a new play park in Estover. The park at Miller Way has been fitted with new and refurbished equipment with a dedicated, fenced area for toddlers. Meanwhile, a brand new BMX dirt track has been installed. Hands Up […]