play area to get £8,000 upgrade says council
Burnham-On-Sea public play area is set to be given a £8,000
upgrade by Sedgemoor District Council this autumn.
Penn play area, which is located in Westfield Road next to Burnham's
Manor Gardens, will get new modern play equipment valued at £8,080.
Faun, a spokeswoman for Sedgemoor District Council, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Crosses Pen is a very popular play area which is now set to
benefit from further investment next month."
existing swing frame dates back to the 1990s and has reached the
end of its life and will be removed and replaced with a modern alternative
consisting of two flat seats, one toddler seat and one parent and
safety surfacing will also be provided under the new equipment.
Works are expected to commence on Monday 3rd September and last
for two weeks, subject to favourable weather conditions."
Mason, Parks Development Team Leader, added: "The new parent
and child seat will be the second of this type installed within
Burnham and Highbridge following a successful trial at Apex Park
which began in November 2017."
swing seat promotes interaction and communication between generations
whilst having fun."
works will be carried out by Sedgemoors Clean Surroundings
service and the equipment is being funded from RLT2 developer contributions