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Findon Valley Residents' Association

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A new children's playground on The Gallops

Adur & Worthing Councils' park refurbishment programme has spruced up The Gallops park play area, west of Vale Drive.

The parks department conducted a public consultation process, including pupils from Vale School, Findon Valley Residents' Association and ward councillors.

The agreed plan was the overriding favourite of all consulted.

These improvements are funded by a £103,900 budget provision from the 2015/16 Capital Investment Programme, which includes £30,000 of contributions from developers.

Andy Edwards, Adur & Worthing Councils head of environment, said: "We are very proud of the refurbishment work we have been able to undertake over the Adur & Worthing district in the past 12 months. Including this latest project, we have invested just under £334,000 so far in new play area facilities and I am delighted to announce these exciting plans for The Gallops.

"The consultation process with the FVRA, and of course the pupils at Vale School, were key to realising this project. Their input and enthusiasm has been a real driving force and a pleasure to observe."

The official opening - 27 September 2016

  • Grand Opening Poster
    Poster
  • Elizabeth Sparkes, Adur & Worthing Councillor, opens the playground.
    Opening
  • The Playground
    The Playground
  • Opened
    Opened

All the recreational equipment for children, including some for the disabled.

  • Cable Rope Swing
    Cable Rope Swing
  • Cradle Swing
    Cradle Swing
  • Flush Roundabout
    Flush Roundabout
  • Interactive Panel
    Interactive Panel
  • Basket Swing
    Basket Swing
  • Junior Swings
    Junior Swings
  • Rocking Sew-Saw
    Rocking Sew-Saw
  • Toddler Multi Play Unit
    Toddler Multi Play Unit
  • Large Multi Play Unit 1
    Large Multi Play Unit 1
  • Large Multi Play Unit 2
    Large Multi Play Unit 2
  • Mirage Disability Seat
    Mirage Disability Seat
  • Single Spinner
    Single Spinner
  • Sprung Mobile
    Sprung Mobile
  • Tornado Unit
    Tornado Unit
  • Toddler Multi Play Unit
    Toddler Multi Play Unit
  • Warning Sign
    Warning Sign

Equipment photos courtesy of Adur & Worthing Councils Park Department.