Recreation spaces

CDC Open Space and Rural Design documents

CDC Open Space and Rural Design documents

on July 3, 2015, 7:23 am

 

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Other village play facilities

Other village play facilities

on August 24, 2014, 11:35 pm

Herewith some photos I managed to take in children’s play areas without getting arrested!!! Click to enlarge. There’a also a slideshow option at the bottom. All of the impressive parks that we have seen have involved raising external funds. e.g. Broadway (Worcs) raised £300K to help realise it’s ambitious activity park with distinct areas for different age groups. Their August 2014 […]

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Grants for recreation facilities

Grants for recreation facilities

on July 12, 2014, 3:08 pm

We will doubtless have to seek additional funding. Here are some places to start: The Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund provides grants for building or refurbishing grassroots facilities, such as changing pavilions and playing surfaces for community benefit, with money provided by the Premier League, The FA and the Government (via Sport England) and delivered by the Foundatio […]

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Public Health and Landscape – Creating healthy places

Public Health and Landscape – Creating healthy places

on March 10, 2014, 10:02 pm

Public Health and Landscape – Creating healthy places   from the Landscape Institute emphasizses  the link between healthy places and improved public health. Although the statement is aimed at public health professionals and policy makers, it wholeheartedly endorses the huge importance of good quality, easily accessible local outdoor recreation spaces.You can download it from here.

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Playground Management Safety

Playground Management Safety

on February 3, 2014, 7:09 pm

A 40 page booklet from what was the National Playing Fields Association that looks at all things to do with the management and maintenance of play areas. Currently downloadable free from the F.I.T. website.

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F.I.T. Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play

F.I.T. Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play

on February 3, 2014, 5:28 pm

Formerly the Six Acre Standard, this new edition provides guidance on FIT’s widely-endorsed policy on the minimum standards for play and recreation space. Produced in a binder format. Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play is a one stop shop for those involved in providing facilities for outdoor sport and play, directed at both formal and informal use by […]

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Improving Urban Parks, Play Areas and Green Spaces (2002)

Improving Urban Parks, Play Areas and Green Spaces (2002)

0 on October 31, 2013, 9:48 pm

What it says? Download from here.

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CDC Indoor Sports And Recreation Facilites Assessment (2006)

CDC Indoor Sports And Recreation Facilites Assessment (2006)

0 on October 31, 2013, 9:31 pm

This has useful information about how sports pitches etc requirements were decided upon. Download from here.

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St Mary’s Church looks set to change.

St Mary’s Church looks set to change.

0 on October 10, 2013, 12:07 am

Part of the discussions of the recreation working group has centered around indoor spaces and the fact that although we have several small spaces we lack any large space. Well – this could be about to change! Come and see what is planned for St Mary’s Church at the pop-up exhibition at the ex-Servicemen’s Hall on Sat 12th October 10:00 […]

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Sample of children’s recreation equipment

Sample of children’s recreation equipment

0 on September 21, 2013, 1:38 pm

These are photos taken of a highly popular recreation ground play-area in a much smaller nearby village. It is added purely as a source of  ideas for any re-vamp of Bloxham recreation areas. You can click on the photos for an enlargement.  You can also click on the right or left of each enlarged photo to go forward or back. […]

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