Equipment list for The Gallops playground
The Gallops playground was completely refurbished in 2016. A totally new layout was designed with exciting play equipment, continuous safety surfacing, litter bins and seating. The following is a complete list of the items installed:
Toddlers (2 to 6 years)
- Toddler multi-play unit
- Sprung mobile
- Cradle swing unit (with inclusive* seat)
- Interactive play panels
- Multi-colour graphics inlaid in the safer surfacing
- Spinning pole
- Flush (inclusive*) roundabout
Juniors (6 to 12 years)
- Basket (inclusive* group swing)
- Cable rope swing
- Large multi-play climbing and sliding unit
- Junior (flat swings)
- Tornado spinning hat
- Teen shelter
- Tarmac basketball area with 3 basketball hoops
* Inclusive means suitable for people living with a disability as well as those without a disability.
An outdoor fitness area was installed in November 2017. It features a range of the latest push, sit and step-up equipment that includes hydraulic pistons that can be adjusted to suit different strength levels.
This large Downland site with wooded slopes is situated in Findon Valley and was purchased by the Council in 1957.
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Page last updated: 08 August 2022