Works Commence at Woodhouse Urban Park
Ground Control has recently commenced construction works on the 0.2 hectare Woodhouse urban play park in South Kilburn, on behalf of Brent County Council.
The park is Ground Control’s latest Design and Build project consisting of a range of hard and soft landscaping as part of South Kilburn’s ambitious regeneration programme that will see approximately 2,400 new homes built along with a new primary school, shops and improved health facilities.
Valued at £475k and Designed with input from the local community; the new park will feature innovative, natural robust and sustainable play provision, site furniture, a diverse landscaped design, new trees and species that will contribute significantly to the wider attractiveness and landscaped value of the local area.
Elements being installed by Ground Control include, bespoke concrete seating, concrete platform, imprinted concrete paths to include exposed aggregate finish, imprinted cuboids, wooden plants and Santa Barbara effects., bespoke giant oak play structure with slide, platforms and ropes, bespoke balance beams, a nest swing, table tennis table, trampoline, earth contouring and mounding, herbaceous and shrub planting with irrigation system, mature trees, removal of lead contaminated soil and bespoke fencing and kerbing.
Work on the 0.2 hectare Woodhouse urban play park on Albert Road kicked off at the start of November and is due to open to the public by spring 2016.
Cllr Margaret McLennan, Brent council’s lead member for housing and development, pictured above with Construction Manager, Adrian Denbow, said: “This is a significant milestone for the South Kilburn regeneration programme.
“We have met with local residents many times to discuss what kind of park they would like to see and what features it should include.
“The final proposals look great and I am thrilled to see the contractors on site beginning to turn this space in to a fantastic new park, creating a great place for residents to visit and enjoy.”