Six Project Themes

The range of improvements across the park

The Poole Park Life project is broadly split into the six categories below; in each section you will find the proposals that were consulted upon together with concept illustrations and progress updates.


Slowing vehicles, making the park more pedestrian-friendly, replacing trees, providing new lighting and drainage; completed end 2020


Improving the two existing play areas (completed May 2021) and introducing a play landscape for all ages and abilities throughout the park

Heritage & Landscape

Restoring the war memorial and park entrances, creating new gardens and a new heritage interpretation scheme, 2017-2021

Lakes & Lagoon

Dredging works, new islands, stabilising lake edges, landscaping and sluice channel bridge works, projects carried out in 2019

Geese & Wildlife

Collaborating with students and volunteers to control Geese and wildfowl numbers within the park, work continues

The Future of Poole Park

New Management, Maintenance, Conservation & Action Plans, a Tree Strategy and more