Lancing skatepark expected to be finished by Easter holidays

Preliminary designs for the new skatepark
Preliminary designs for the new skatepark

Construction work on the Beach Green skatepark is due to start at the beginning of February 2017.

An official opening event is planned for the Easter holidays, the parish council heard at a meeting on Wednesday (November, 9).

A few technical issues from the submitted design have been ironed out and planning conditions are expected to be satisfied before the end of the year, the council heard.

James Butcher, a Churchill ward councillor, said: “I want to express my gratitude that this project has kept going.

“To get a starting date is so exciting. I can’t wait for it.”

Building a skatepark in Lancing was first proposed in May 2015.

Construction specialists Wheelscape have been chosen to carry out the work, which is funded by Adur and Worthing councils.


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