Apex Park is named seventh best park in Britain
Apex Wildlife Park has today been voted one of the countrys
most cherished parks in the annual Peoples Choice Awards
Green Flag Award-winning parks and green spaces were entered into
the annual poll, which saw thousands of people voting for their
favourite green spaces.
After hundreds of votes from Burnham-On-Sea.com readers, the park
has finished at number seven in the overall list of the UKs
top ten favourite parks.
Sedgemoor District Councils Clean Surroundings section clean
the park daily; cut the grass; maintain the wild flower meadow;
check and maintain the play equipment.
Todd, Green Flag Award Scheme manager, added: "Congratulations
to Apex Park for being one of the UKs favourite parks, proof
that the park has a special place in the heart of its community.
Quality parks and green spaces play a vital role within local
communities and having access to places like Apex Park is important
to us all."
13,000 votes where received this year with a diverse range of
sites featuring in the Top Ten from traditional parks and
country parks to university campuses and cemeteries.
The competition is run by Keep Britain Tidy, the group behind
The Green Flag Award scheme. Apex was recently awarded a Green
Flag for a fifth year running, as Burnham-On-Sea.com reported
Peoples Choice Award 2011 Top Ten:
1 The Old Station, Tintern, Monmouthshire
2 Warley Woods, Sandwell, West Midlands
3 Cassiobury Park, Watford
4 Whiteknights, University of Reading
5 Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Waterlooville, Hampshire
6 Harcourt Hill Campus, Oxford Brookes University
7 Apex Leisure & Wildlife Park, Highbridge
8 Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, East London
9 Oxford Brookes University Headington Campus
10 Tipton Cemetery, Sandwell, West Midlands