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Work set to begin on children’s play area upgrades

Heol y Goewig is one of the playgrounds set for refurbishment.

FOLLOWING on from the recent announcement that more than 20 children’s play areas across the county borough have been earmarked for refurbishment, work is now set to begin in some of the parks over the next few weeks.

Upgrade works in children’s play areas at Fox Fields in Brackla and the toddler play area at Heol Y Goedwig in Porthcawl are set to start on the 3 June with expected completion for the the end of June.

Pen y Banc play area in Bridgend is scheduled for works on the 10 June with expected completion on the 5 July 2024.

Brackla Junior School play area and Jubilee Crescent children’s playground in Bridgend will commence works on the 1 July with expected completion on the 26 July 2024.

Along with groundworks at Waunllwyd play park, Nantymoel starting next week with new equipment expected to be installed on the 3 June 2024.

Newbridge Playing Fields play park upgrades which started last month are expected to be completed on the 7 June 2024.

Councillor Paul Davies, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Environment, said, “Children’s play areas are an important facility for our local community, so it’s great news that the refurbishment programme is now underway, with several parks planned to reopen in time for the summer holidays.

“Being able to access good quality play areas, close to home, can make a huge difference in our communities. That’s why we’re continuing to invest in play areas across the county borough, to create safe, accessible and fun spaces for children to enjoy.”