at Nunton Fête on 14th July 2001
NEW PLAYGROUND - NUNTON FOOTBALL FIELD
The Parish Council and Fête
Committee have for several years wanted to provide a
playground in Nunton.
It has been decided that the Parish Council will take
over the lease for Nunton football field and the pavilion.
A large sum of money will be available shortly from the
developers building new houses on Nunton Dairy, and other
funds will be available.
The new playground will be in a corner of Nunton football
field, the exact location being decided after public
consultation, and a special Parish Council meeting in the
It is intended that by November, after
public consultation and debates a planning application
can be made.
The playground should be complete and in operation before
Fête 2002 in early July next year.
Under planning rules developers have to
enter in a Section 106 agreement that requires them to
pay monies towards projects that benefit the local
The Nunton Dairy housing development should make in
excess of £10,000.00 available for projects in Nunton.
Monies are also available from other smaller housing
The Fête Committee have reserved several thousand pounds
to contribute towards the new Nunton playground.
The Parish Council hope to secure further funding from
A playground similar to those in the parks in Salisbury
cost in excess of £15,000.00, you don't get much for
your money when purchasing properly designed approved
equipment that meets insurance requirements.
The play area must be clearly visible to
reduce the risk of vandalism and unwanted adult attention,
this will require hedges to be removed which will open up
Would an adjacent car
park be beneficial? this would require a proper access
with visibility splays, again requiring the removal of
What age group should we cater for?
equipment is generally designed for the following age
Toddlers - O to 6years
Juniors - 6 to 14 years
Senior - 14 plus years
Should we try and combine say toddlers
What are the insurance implications if we
don't purchase factory produced equipment?
What are the insurance implications
What are the planning requirements?
What do the Highway Authorities require?
What do the members of the community want?
What can we do for about £15,000.00?
PARISH COUNCIL CURRENT
Build a playground
probably with car parking and proper vehicle
access in either the corner by the cottages or
alternatively by the junction of Rose Lane and
questionnaire to the villagers of Nunton.
Hold a special
meeting at the Radnor Hall to hear parishioner's
Secure as much
funding as possible.
Build the best
playground we can afford before Fête 2002.
PLAYGROUND ON NUNTON FOOTBALL FIELD
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