skate park is opened at Apex Park after £73,000 revamp
£73,000 new look for the skate park at Highbridge's Apex
Park was officially opened on Wednesday (August 6th).
District Council's Chairman Cllr Peter Downing officially cut
a ribbon to launch the revamped skate park during the annual Playday.
Skate Park was closed for one month to allow the work to go ahead
and to schedule.
period of time allowed Sedgemoor's contractors to remove the existing
ramps, repair the tarmac surface and get the new ramps installed.
was spent on the upgrade, with £58,395.20 of the funding
coming from RLT3 developer funds for outdoor sport. Sedgemoor
District Council also provided the additional funding required.
new-look park includes a new Half Pipe, Quarter Pipe, Planter,
Wedge Flats, Bank Ramps and Pyramid Corner Ramp.
countractors Jupiter Play have delivered the project using fastener-free
ramps which provide a "smooth riding experience" and
require little on-going maintenance and also have a long life
The opening of the new-look skate park on Wednesday (photos David