The Gallops 

 The Gallops 200 x 150

Bost Hill,
Vale Drive,
West Sussex,
BN13 3DA 

Facilities and attractions

Basketball Open Space Event Parking facilities Playground Passive Leisure Teen Shelter

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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
  • See-saw
  • 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.

Outdoor Gym 

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.

PDF FileThe Gallops Outdoor Fitness Equipment (1,333KB)

This large Downland site with wooded slopes is situated in Findon Valley and was purchased by the Council in 1957.  

The Gallops has been designated a Site of Nature and Conservation Interest (SNCI).

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Page last updated: 08 August 2022

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