Andover News - Refurbishment Plans for Play Area at Charlton Lakes

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A scheme has been developed to enhance and refurbish the existing play area at Charlton Lakes.

The scheme follows a consultation earlier this year with local residents and users of the play area, and the outputs from the consultation have helped to inform the type of play equipment that will be installed.

Play time is set to become even more fun with the introduction of interactive sand and water play, a wooden multi-play unit including climbing bars, ropes and a treehouse, and a dedicated zone for older children with enhanced swing facilities and a basket swing.

Councillor Tony Ward, Community and Leisure Portfolio Holder, said: “Charlton Lakes is a popular and well used local recreation area, and the play park is a valuable resource.  I am delighted that the public gave such positive feedback during the consultation process, and that the Council have been able to use this to influence the design.

“To ensure that use of this popular play facility isn’t disrupted throughout the summer holidays, the refurbishment work is planned to commence on the 1 September and is scheduled to be complete in time for the autumn half term break.”

Further information can be found on the Council’s website at:  www.testvalley.gov.uk/charltonlakesplayarea

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