Rotherham offers £2.5m play area contract

Rotherham is to get a major new play area in Clifton Park with funding from central government.

Firms can apply to supply specialist play equipment for Clifton Park play area.

Rotherham is one of 20 local authorities chosen by the Department for Children, Schools & Families to take part in the Play Pathfinder programme.

The town has received £2.5 million to revamp 28 play areas, including one in Clifton Park.

The play area will comprise a number of zones aimed at children and young people of different ages and abilities.

The play areas will be located among existing trees and in a variety of natural areas.

Supply will be broken into the following lots:

  • Lot 1A - Supply only of equipment in relation to the first of the zoned design areas. This zone will cater for the younger participants.
  • Lot 1B - Supply and install of equipment in relation to the first of the zoned design areas. This zone will cater for the younger participants.

  • Lot 2A - Supply only of equipment in relation to a fun play area involving sand and leading onto a more challenging area involving greater adventure.
  • Lot 2B - Supply and install of equipment in relation to a fun play area involving sand and leading onto a more challenging area involving greater adventure.
  • Lot 3A - Supply only of equipment that involves adventure and a certain amount of risk.
  • Lot 3B - Supply and install of equipment that involves adventure and a certain amount of risk.


The deadline for receipt of applications is 16 December.

For information contact:

David Burton
Civic Building 4th floor
Walker Place
Rotherham
S65 1UF
Tel: 01709 822146
Email: david.burton@rotherham.gov.uk


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