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Our latest project & activity news round-up: Poole Park Life June 2020 Newsletter

Week 14. Access Improvements Update

This week sees the work in the first three phases of the Access Improvements move towards re-opening. From Saturday 25th July the Seldown Entrance from the town centre will re-open to vehicles providing access to Westfield car park. Not all of the...

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Week 13. Access Improvements Update

We are entering a key phase of the Access improvement works in Poole Park. Next week (from 20th July) the tarmac surfacing will take place from the Seldown entrance through to the water fountain area and all of Westfield car park. This will allow...

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Greylag Goose project 2020

Bournemouth University student and Birds of Poole Harbour volunteer Thomas Weston, has been back in the park over the last few weeks to continue his study of Poole Park’s Greylag Geese population. The aim of the study is to discover where...

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Thank You!

On Sunday afternoon after the travellers using Poole Park left the site, local people took it upon themselves to help clean the park up. Armed with their own bin bags and litter pickers they worked around the cricket pitch and surrounding area. We...

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Unauthorised encampment and access to Poole Park

On the evening of Tuesday 23rd June a group of approximately 22 caravans, motor homes and other vehicles entered Poole Park and set up on the cricket pitch and surrounding area. The Council is now following the adopted procedures to assess the...

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Week 9. Access Improvements Update

The Access Improvements in Poole Park is a story of more of the same work in recent weeks, upgrading the drainage pipes and gullies from the old, root-filled pipes (see photo, below right); levelling up layers of stone in preparation for the tarmac...

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Week 7. Access Works Update

This Week. As the photos below show, the construction of kerbs and edgings has really brought the scheme to life in the last week, with the new layouts now becoming visible. From the Seldown Lodge entrance both footways are edged, the metal railing...

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Week 5. Access Works Update

This Week. The new car park layout at Westfield is coming together with the footpath kerbs and edgings all in and filled with stone, so now just waiting for the surfacing. Top soil is being spread out behind the paths to marry in with the existing...

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Week 4. Access Works Update

This Week. Phase 1 of the construction work is progressing well. To allow the full-depth reconstruction of the road, rather than just a resurface that we will be doing elsewhere, the road and footways have been completely excavated and all material...

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Poole Park Coronavirus Update

The current restrictions in Poole Park to all vehicles, other than construction vehicles, will remain in place for at least the short term. This means that even though car parks across the conurbation are now being re-opened all three vehicle...

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Week 2. Access Works Update

This Week. Phase 1 of works to completely resurface the road from the Seldown Lodge entrance has started to move forward with the northern footway removed and the road itself starting to be lifted and removed. A lot of investigation and checking is...

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