We would like to hear your views on what we should consider in the design, such as equipment and experiences by taking the survey below.
The City, in
partnership with Variety – the Children’s Charity, is creating an inclusive
playspace at Rippleside Park.
This will be a
unique place where people of all ages and abilities will be able to play alongside
It will become
a key community hub, and form part of a national network of inclusive
playspaces that Variety has helped create.
will design a regional-level playground and plan for associated infrastructure
such as path connections and accessible toilets.
It will replace
the much-loved existing playground, which was opened in 2001 and now in need of
The City and
Variety would like to understand the needs of future users and the surrounding
communities to provide a world-class play experience for all visitors.
Please fill out the survey below
and share your ideas of what you would like to see in this playspace.
If you would like a paper survey posted to you please contact [email protected]
The online project
page had over 2220 hits and an uptake of 158 people completing the survey.
Approximately 40% of the responders reported to have
a child or family member living with a disability.
The factors that the responders considered most
important to their play experience were;
nature play experiences
The top play experiences that were nominated for
the new play space were;
The findings will
be used to develop the draft concept design for the play space. The landscape Architects are currently working on a concept design which will be presented to the public for comment.