Client: Halton Borough Council
Contractor: Barton Grange Landscapes
Contract value: £180,000
Funded by: Halton Borough Council Playbuilder Fund & Landfill Community Fund administered by WREN
Barton Grange Landscapes has carried out comprehensive works at Town Park, Runcorn, to create an adventure playground. It included installation of a full-size replica locomotive, swings, timber and metal climbing frames, climbing boulders and seating areas. Landscaping works included earth mounds, boulders, tree planting and turfing.
The landscape architect for Halton Borough Council open spaces, Lucinda Long, said: "We are very pleased with the quality of the finished scheme, it has settled well into the park and has been very well received by the local community."
Barton Grange Landscapes is a member of the Association of Play Industries (API) and has successfully carried out play area projects throughout the North of England.