New Look Darwen Play Area gets ready to Open

Work to finish a new Darwen-themed play area at Blacksnape Playing Fields is due to be completed in the coming days and is the renovated area is promised to “provide local young children and families’ hours of outdoor fun and games for years to come.”

Occupying the same size area as before, the facility has a completely new look and feel, with multiple pieces of modern equipment, including new swings and even double racing zip-wires.

The development fulfils a design brief that ensured the winning contractors, Kompan LTD, produced an inclusive, modern and appealing play area for all local residents to enjoy.

Money for the renovation has been secured as part of a Section 106 agreement with McDermott Homes – the developers building off nearby Ellison Fold Way and had a £100,000 budget.

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