TV star van Outen visits site of 'Transform Your Patch' playground project snapped up by Miracle Design and Play

Miracle Design and Play has won a contract to overhaul a special play area for five to 10-year-old children at Woodgrange, Southend.

Denise van Outen
Denise van Outen

The project is part of Transform Your Patch, an initiative between environmental charity Groundwork and soft drinks’ firm Britvic. It aims to improve 165 outdoor spaces across the UK, with money from drinks sales going towards landscape work.

Miracle’s operations director Daniel Buckley met celebrity ambassador Denise van Outen, who is supporting the playground project, at the site to talk her through the planned improvements.

"It is a great opportunity to improve a neglected area, made possible by Transform Your Patch funding," he said of the area, which will include grassed areas around some of the latest play equipment.

Building is due to start this November 2012 and last for around a month.


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