Whats Happening To Our PlayGrounds?

Swings, slides and climbing frames – there are 70 Manchester playgrounds getting a revamp this summer.

 

roundaboutManchester city councils stake in Manchester Airports Group has made way for a £14.5million Clean City Fund which will see over 70 parks upgraded this summer.

Some will get new play equipment including climbing frames, swings, slides and springy toys.

Others will have special designs – known as play graphics – painted on the floor to encourage children to play games. There will also be new benches and bins, deep cleaning and painting.

In all there will be 80 new pieces of equipment installed.

MANCHESTER:

  • PICCADILLY GARDENS – New safety carpet
  • ST MARY’S NATURAL, play area 3-6 years, Wilcock Street, Moss Side, M16 7DL – replace play equipment, new safety carpet, new play equipment, benches, etc, resurfacing
  • MOSS SIDE MILLENNIUM GREEN play area, 3-10 years, Staycott Street, Moss Side, M16 7JB – Replace play equipment and bins
  • SOUTHWICK ROAD, play area, 15 and under, Southwick Road, Wythenshawe, M23 0FZ – Replace springy play toy, paint job on equipment.
  • GASKELL STREET TODDLER, play area 12 and under, Gaskell Street, Newton Heath, M40 1AQ – New see-saw and springy toys, paint job.
  • WHITWORTH PARK NATURAL, play area 12 and under, Oxford Road/Moss Lane East, Moss Side – New safety carpet on jungle climber
  • CHESTERTON ROAD, 12 and under, Chesterton Road, Brooklands, M23 9AL – New bin, paint job
  • TAYFIELD ROAD, 15 and under, Tayfield Road, Wythenshawe, M22 1BQ – New bins, paint job and bitmac repairs.
  • PLANTHILL PARK, Plant Hill Road, Blackley, M9 6NP – Revamp safety surface, new bins, paint job on some equipment.
  • PHILIPS PARK TEEN, 12 and under, Stuart Street,Beswick, M11 4DJ – Revamp safety surface
  • CAVENDISH ROAD GARDENS, five and under, Cavendish Road, Didsbury, M20 1QB – Replace spinning play equipment, paint job

ARDWICK:

  • SWINTON GROVE, Ardwick, M13 0EU – Revamp safety surface, new play graphics

CHEETHAM:

  • SMEDLEY LANE PLAYING FIELDS children’s play area, Smedley Lane, Cheetham, M8 8XG – Complete makeover: Replace springy toy, replace play equipment, resurface, paint job.
  • CHEETHAM PARK, Elizabeth Street, Cheetham Hill, M8 8BQ – Replace hammock swing with ‘more appropriate play item’. New bins.

CHORLTON:

  • CHORLTON WATER PARK Small playground, Off Maitland Avenue, Chorlton, M21 7JJ – Complete makover: Build a new children’s play area.
  • BEECH ROAD PARK play area, Beech Road, Chorlton, M21 9FA – Springy play toy replaced, resfurfacing, new bins, paint job. Plinths under seating.
  • PARKWAY PLAYING FIELDS, play area 12 and under, Newbrook Avenue, Chorlton, M21 7TP – Paint job, new bins.
  • CHORLTON PARK, Nell Lane, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 7UD – New gates, new play graphics, paint job.

BAGULEY:

  • MILKY BUTTON play area, 15 and under, Greenbrow Road, Baguley, M23 2ET – New play equipment, spruce up safety surface, new play images and bins
  • ALDERMAN RODGERS PARK, play area, 15 and under, Firbank Road, Baguley, M23 2YH – Two new springy toys, paint job, new floor graphics, new bins.
  • BAGULEY PARK, 15 and under, Bowland Road, Baguley, Manchester, M23 1DL – New seats and bins and play graphics

BLACKLEY:

  • BOGGART HOLE CLOUGH DAVID LEWIS chlidren’s play area, 3-10 years, Charlestown Road, Blackley, M9 7DH – New springy play toys, two new bins, paint job.
  • ALCESTER, play area, 15 and under, Alcester Walk, Higher Blackley, Manchester, M9 0WF – New play items and paint job

BRADFORD:

  • BRADFORD PARK play area, 15 and under, Charlesworth Street, Bradford, M11 3AG – Revamp play frame, new slide, new benches. Paint job.
  • SANDYWELL MILLENNIUM GREEN, Toddler play area, Chariot Street, Bradford, M11 1DP – new play frame, play graphics and new bins
  • SANDYWELL MILLENNIUM GREEN JUNIOR, play area 15 and under, Chariot Street, Bradford, , M11 1DP – New springy play toy and new bins
  • BRADFORD PARK, Toddler play area, Charlesworth Street, Bradford, M11 3AG – Replace springy play toy, paint job, floor images, replace bins

CLAYTON:

  • CLAYTON PARK play area, 12 and under, Ashton New Road, Clayton, M11 4PX – Replace roundabout, new bins, steel work repairs, new springy toy. Play graphics.
  • HEWLETT JOHNSON Children’s play area, Edge Lane/Seymour Road South, Clayton, M11 4PR – New play graphics, paint job, new bins, resurfacing.
  • CLAYTON VALE NATURAL, 12 and under, Edge Lane, Clayton, M11 4BR – Remove old equipment

CRUMPSALL:

  • CRUMPSALL PARK, 12 and under, Ash Tree Road, Crumpsall, M8 5RX – New play set, paint job.

DIDSBURY:

  • FOG LANE PARK, Fog Lane, East Didsbury, M20 4UP – Upgrade safety surface, new bins and seats, paint job.
  • DIDSBURY PARK, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 5LS – revamp safety surface, paint job

EASTLANDS:

  • PHILIPS PARK Children’s play area, Stuart Street, Eastlands, M11 4DJ – New play equipment including springy toys, resurfacing, new play graphics, new bins.

FALLOWFIELD:

  • PLATT FIELDS PARK, play area 12 and under, Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, M14 6LA – Replace springy toys, new play graphics, paint job, new bins.

GORTON:

  • GREENBANK PARK Children’s play area, Mount Road, Gorton South, M19 3ET – Replace two springy toys, resurfacing, paint job, new benches, etc.
  • CHAPEL STREET play area, 12 and under, Chapel Street, Gorton, M19 3GH – New play module and springy play toy, paint job, steel work.
  • DEBDALE PARK play area, 12 and under, 1075 Hyde Road, Gorton, M18 7LJ – New play item, new graphics on floor, extra seating, bins
  • KNIVERTON ROAD TODDLER, play area, eight and under, Gregory Street, Gorton, M12 5BE – Replace damaged ‘pirouette’ play item, deep clean, new bins
  • GORTON PARK, Hyde Road, Gorton, M12 5PS – Replace springy play toy, paint job, new images, bins
  • DELAMERE PARK , play area, 12 and under, Delamere Street, Gorton, M11 1JY – Replace one play roundabout and two springy toys. Two new bins.
  • GREENBANK PARK NATURAL, Mount Road, Gorton South, M19 3ET – New safety carpet for play equipment.
  • SUNNYBROW PARK, play area 12 and under, Knutsford Road, Gorton South, M18 7NU – paint job, asphalt (bit-mac) and steel work repair, new bins
  • VINE STREET COMMUNITY PARK, Vine Street/Abbey Hey Lane, Gorton, M18 8SA – New safety surface under climbing frame
  • ANNIE LEES, 15 and under, Mount Road, Gorton, M18 7BQ – Revamp play equipment, new bins
  • ANNIE LEES TODDLER, 15 and under, Mount Road, Gorton, M18 7BQ – Mend damaged equipment, new seesaw, spruce up sand carpet.

HARPURHEY:

  • QUEEN’S PARK play area for ages 3-8, Rochdale Road, Harpurhey – New roundabout, springy play machine and balance beam. Play graphics, paint job, litter bins.

HULME:

  • HULME PARK TODDLER, Stretford Road, Hulme, , M15 5JD – Revamp safety surface
  • BROADHURST PARK, playground 12 and under, Stretford Road, Hulme, M15 5JD – New furniture, ie benches.
  • LEES STREET, play area, 15 and under, Dane Street, Bradford, M11 1NU – Replace rotating toy, remove zip wire, landscaping, new bin, safety carpet for jungle climber.
  • ALEXANDRA PARK, 180 Russell Street, Moss Side, M16 7JL – Replace damaged toy
  • HERRISTONE ROAD PARK, Herristone Road, Crumpsall, M8 4PN – Bit mac repairs. Deep clean, paint job, new bins.
  • BARRACKS PARK, 12 and under, Barrack Street, Hulme, M15 4ER – Paint job on some equipment, new bins.
  • HULME PARK, Stretford Road, Hulme, M15 5JD – Revamp safety surface, new bins, paint job.

LEVENSHULME:

  • CROWCROFT PARK, 12 and under, East Road, Levenshulme, M12 5QZ – Replace springy toys, new bins, new floor graphics, new safety surface.
  • CRINGLE PARK, play area 12 and under, Crossley Road, Levenshulme, M19 2QP – complete makover part-done – finish with two new springy toys, new seats and bins, new play images.

LONGSIGHT:

  • BIRCHFIELDS PARK age 3-8, 9+ for adventure play, Birchfields Road/Dickenson Road, Longsight, M14 5JU – New play item, paint job, resurfacing, new play images, new safety carpet for swings
  • MOSS SIDE PARK JUNIOR, play area three-10 years, Broadfield Road, Moss Side, Manchester M14 4WB – Flooring upgrade, new bins
  • ALEXANDRA PARK NATURAL, play area 12 and under, 180 Russell Street, Moss Side, M16 7JL – new link pathway
  • MOSS SIDE PARK, toddler, Broadfield Road, Moss Side, M14 4WB – Paint job, new play graphics.

MOSTON:

  • ATTELBORO ROAD, play area, 12 and under, Attleboro Road / Oscar Street, Moston, M40 5EQ – Replace two springy toys, new bins, paint job.

NEWTON HEATH:

  • BROOKDALE PARK Children’s play area, Droylsden Road, Newton Heath, M40 1PH – New springy play toy, plus other ‘play items’, resurfacing, paint job. New bins, play graphics, novelty seating.
  • DOURO ST / GRIMSHAW LANE, play area, 12 and under, Douro Street, Newton Heath, M40 2AU – Replace springy play toys, two new bins, paint job
  • SCOTLAND HALL ROAD, play area 3-8 years, Scotland Hall Road, Newton Heath, M40 2RE – Spruce up tyre swing, flat swings, jungle climber and twin tower space net. Paint job for equipment.

NEW MOSTON:

  • NUTHURST ROAD PARK, Nuthurst Park, Nuthurst Road, New Moston, M40 3PJ – Bitmac part overlay, revamp safety carpets, paint job, new play graphics.

NORTHENDEN:

  • RIVERSIDE PARK, Mill Lane, Off Palatine Road, Northenden, M22 4HJ – New fencing

OPENSHAW:

  • OPENSHAW PARK, TODDLER, Parkhouse Street, Openshaw, M11 2FT – Safety surface repairs, paint job. New play graphics.
  • OPENSHAW PARK, junior, Parkhouse Street, Openshaw, M11 2FT – revamp safety surface, paint job, new play graphics.

SHARSTON:

  • PEEL HALL PARK, 12 and under, Peel Hall Road, Sharston, M22 5HP – New play frame, new bin

WITHINGTON:

  • LADYBARN PARK , play area 12 and under, Burnage Lane, Withington, M20 4XA – New springy toy, new bins
  • OLD MOAT PARK, Mauldeth Road, Withington, M20 3GL – Revamp safety surface, play graphics, new play equipment
  • KINGSWOOD PARK, 12 and under, Kingswood Road, Withington, M14 6GG – New bin

WYTHENSHAWE:

  • PAINSWICK PARK, Off Portway, Woodhouse Park, M22 1GG – New play graphics, paint job, new bins.
  • CULMERE ROAD, 12 and under, Culmere Road, Woodhouse Park, M22 0EJ – New bins and play graphics, paint job
  • KIRKUP GARDENS, 15 and under, Cotefield Road, Woodhouse Park, M22 1UY – Revamp safety surface, new bins, paint job
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