starts this week on £10,000 upgrade of Burnham-On-Sea play
Burnham-On-Sea public play area is set to be given a £10,000
upgrade by Sedgemoor District Council, with work due to start this
Penn play area, which is located next to Burnham's Manor Gardens,
will get modern new play equipment.
Faun, a spokeswoman for Sedgemoor District Council, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Investment in play is very important to Sedgemoor District
and young people benefit greatly from having a variety of play and
sport facilities to explore with their peers and such equipment
helps to ensure they lead an active and creative lifestyle."
new equipment includes a new play train with carriages, a ticket
office play panel, and a frog spring rocker will be installed in
place of the older items. A new rubber safety surface and lookalike
track for the train will also be installed.
upgrade, costing £9,995, has been part-funded by Sedgemoor's
parks budget and developer contributions earmarked for play area
majority of the play area will remain open for use during the construction
parent who uses the play park, Jane Marsh, said the upgrade is "very
welcome - this park in Crosses Penn is well used by local families
and it's good to see the investment with some modern play equipment."