English councils close 112 playgrounds in one year, Association of Play Industries reveals

The Association of Play Industries has quantified concerns previously voiced in the parks sector, after a Freedom of Information request revealed that hundreds of children's playgrounds were being closed.

by Sarah Cosgrove
One of the neglected playgrounds featured in Nowhere to Play. Image: API
One of the neglected playgrounds featured in Nowhere to Play. Image: API

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: hwsupport@haymarket.com

Call: 020 8267 8121

Register
FREE

  • 14 days limited access to subscriber-only content

Register

Subscribe
From £299/pa

  • Full access to horticultureweek.com
  • Monthly print issue for 12 months
  • Keep track of competitors, market trends, and policy changes with sector specific email bulletins
  • Live email alerts from the pest and disease tracker 
  • New project leads and business prospects every week through the landscape leads service
  • Bespoke multi-user packages available

Choose a Package