POOLE PROJECTS
OPEN SPACE PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES IN POOLE
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PROJECT

Ward

Budget

Funding Source

Completed

Lead Officer

NOTES

Newtown Ward open space improvements 2014-2016

Newtown

£433,228

PObs

July 2016

KS

A range of landscape, play and access improvements made at Haskells Recreation Ground, Turners Nursery, Harford Road and Worbarrow Gardens [more…]

Bourne Valley Wheeled Play Area

Alderney

£188,000

Big Local grant

October 2015

BCHA

A community project created & managed by the Bourne Valley Action Group with Maverick Industries. Supported & maintained by BoP [more…]

Talbot View Natural Play

Branksome West

£9,395

PObs

October 2015

RW

“The Castle” natural play space for 1-9 year olds, created in response to a request from local residents [more…]

Ashdown Athletics Track Club Hut

Canford Heath East

£98,958

PObs + other external sources

May 2015

GW

A new modular building for users of the Ashdown Athletics Track, replacing an old shipping container [more…]

Branksome Rec Play Area enhancements

Branksome West

£24,310

PObs

May 2015

MG

Replacement of some of the older play equipment with installation of a new climbing frame and inclusive roundabout [more…]

Upton Country Park expansion Phase 1

Creekmoor

TBA

TBA

April 2015


A 25-acre extension to Poole’s only Country Park offering footpaths, wildflower meadow, dog training area and 24-space car park [more…]

Charborough Road cricket wicket

Broadstone

£7,000

PObs

October 2014

GW

Replacement of the vandalised cricket wicket [more…]

Alexandra Park Footpath improvements

Parkstone

£65,000

PObs

July 2014

RN

Improvements to the tarmac surface and edging of main access routes through and around the park and the installation of additional lighting  [more…]

North Road Playing Field & linked open spaces, Parkstone

Parkstone

£120,000

PObs

April 2014

MW

Improvements to the quality of and access to a previously unused open space on land leased from The Bournemouth and Poole College - creating the ‘The Bournemouth and Poole College Community Garden’  [more…]

Turckers Field, Hamworthy

Hamworthy East

£20,000

PObs

March 2014

CG

A new open space for Poole - the playing fields of the former Hamworthy First School transformed into a natural habitat site and local community garden  [more…]

FoPP

Friends of Poole Park

FUCP

Friends of Upton Country Park

LPSA

Local Public Service Agreement

PCT

Primary Care Trust

PHP

Poole Housing Partnership

PObs

Planning Obligations (ward-based)

PObs1

Planning Obligations (beaches)

PObs2

Planning Obligations (Poole Park)

PObs3

Planning Obligations (Major Built Facilities)

PObs4

Planning Obligations (Upton Country Park)

Key & Acronyms


Funding Sources:

Lead Officers:

BCHA

Bournemouth Churches Housing Association

CG

Caroline Gaze, Greenspace Community Officer

DP

David Price, Greenspace Community Officer

GW

Gemma Wilton, Recreation Development Officer

JM

Jez Martin, Nature Conservation Officer

KS

Karl Stokes, Environmental Development

MG

Mike Gotobed, Play Development Officer

MW

Martin Whitchurch, Environmental Development Officer

RN

Richard Nicholson, Environmental Development Team Leader

RW

Ruth Wharton, Project Officer

COMPLETED PROJECTS 2014-16