WESTON's play spaces are set to undergo a series of improvement works this year.

A Weston Town Council spokesperson has outlined what's going on.



"Ashcombe Upper: Wet pour repair works will recommence from March 18 to March 22, 2024. The play area will be closed during wet pour repairs.

- Ashcombe Lower: Following the Upper repairs, we will commence on March 25 and conclude by April 5, 2024.


Maltlands Park


"General Maintenance: Starting April 8, we will erect Herris Fencing, and maintenance will run until April 19, during which the park will be closed temporarily.

"Play Equipment: The toddler multi-play will be removed from April 17 to April 19, with the soil and turf reinstated by April 23.

"Slide Relocation: The green slide will be moved and secured from April 24 to April 26, necessitating a temporary entrance closure.

"Landscaping: Bramble removal and grass trimming are scheduled for April 29 to May 1.

"Weather Dependent: Additional maintenance days are set aside from May 1 to May 3, should weather delay any works.


Byron Rec


"Fencing and Structure Removal: Herris Fencing will go up from May 20 to May 24, during which the Gorilla wooden structure will be removed.

"Surface Work: From May 27 to June 7, we will be replacing green matting, re-turfing, and installing new rubber matting.

"Swings and Painting: Swings will be reinstalled on June 10 and 11, and hop scotch will be painted onto the tarmac on June 10. 

"Grounds Maintenance: Grass mowing and tidying is set for June 11 and 12. 


Uphill Toddlers and Ellenborough East


Wet Pour Repairs: Work on the swings at Uphill Toddlers and Ellenborough East will take place from June 20 to June 28 2024. The play area will be closed during wet pour repairs.


Millennium Green


"Fencing and Multi Play: Herris Fencing will be erected on July 1, and the multi-play area will be closed for maintenance on the following day.

"Bramble Removal and Grounds Work: Cleaning of the entrance area is scheduled for July 3 to July 5, with grounds maintenance on July 8.


Grove Park


"Herris Fencing: The park will be closed for one day on July 9 for Herris Fencing installation.

"Multi Play and Grounds: Multi-play equipment removal and ground maintenance will occur from July 10 to July 12. 


All Play Areas


"Re-painting Equipment: A comprehensive re-painting of play equipment across all areas will start on July 15 and is expected to be completed by August 5, 2024."