The four play parks in Renfrewshire will be completely replaced as part of a 25 1.25 million investment by the local authority.
A play park will be repaired in each ward area, with all existing assets removed and replaced with new play equipment.
Renfrewshire. Council Officers will engage with local community groups and schools in each area to ensure that the equipment meets the needs of local families and youth.
The council revealed that there is a need for more play parks in each area.
These are Lochwinnoch Park, Ardgryffe Park, Churchill Drive, Park Mains, Campbell Street, Tinto Square, East End Park, Maxwellton Park, Ben Lawers (Hawkhead Park), Crags Road, Durrockstock Park, Morar Drive, Elm Drive / Sycamore Ave and Ellerslie. . Street
The plans include renovating equipment at seven other play parks to improve their age, including Robertson Park, Barsha Park, Dun Wagon Avenue, Howd Toddler / Jr., Houston Public Park, Mass Road Park, and Incheon. Will be in the playing fields. .
Councilor Kathy McAven said: “Over the past 18 months and beyond, it has become clear how important our green spaces are to our communities. More in Renewal.
“We want local families and young people to be excited to visit their local play park and we will work with them to make sure the new equipment is what they are looking for.
“I know people may feel that another play park needs to be invested, but we will look at the future stages of that investment and then we will make further improvements.
“We have already supported the transformation of several play parks through our Green Spaces, Parks and Play Areas and the Villages Investment Fund, including the new Interactive Play Park in Bargaran, and this investment will mean more in Renfreshire.” Communities can benefit. New management of the game. ”
Investments will also be made to improve access to play parks to support walking, cycling and wheeling.
Funding from the Scottish Government’s Cycling, Walking and Safe Roads Fund will also provide bicycle and scooter stands.