Inspiring Places

Groundwork Greater Nottingham

Inspiring Places

Lambley Playground

 Lambley Playground

An existing play area close to Lambley Primary School contained facilities which were in disrepair and needed upgrading. The area frequently became wet and muddy, making it unusable and inaccessible. Local school children were consulted about what they would like to see on the site, and the results helped to form designs and proposals for the area.

An exciting and interactive play facility was designed for children aged between 3 -11. Within this, two new playground areas were created, one aimed at 3-6 year olds and one at 6-11 year olds. An area for natural play was also created with adventure trails, mounds and challenging timber climbing equipment.

The rural location of the play area determined the choice of materials, and where possible timber products were used in the scheme to create a more informal and natural playscape.

Lambley Primary School, Catfoot Lane

Completion Date
February 2008

Gedling Borough Council
Lambley Parish Council

Big Lottery
Lambley Community Group

Capital Cost

Landscape institue registered practice

Groundwork Greater Nottingham is the trading name of the Greater Nottingham Groundwork Trust Ltd, a charity registered in England and Wales; number 1003426. Registered address: Unit A, Tennyson Hall, Forest Road West, Nottingham. NG7 4EP.

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