New Skate Park & Playgrounds Get Approval at Fingal County Council Meeting

March 14, 2016 0

Update 14-Mar-16: The Balbriggan skatepark and playgrounds have just got full approval at the Fingal Co Co meeting this evening.  The next step will be to get exact designs for the projects, consult with all interested parties and identify funding so that the projects can become a reality.

11-Mar-16: At the Fingal County Council meeting yesterday for the Balbriggan/Swords the proposals for the skate park, playground and playlot were unanimously passed.  The three proposals will now go forward to the full Council meeting on Monday 14th March for final agreement.

The  Playground committee, Balbriggan skate park committee, Balbriggan Community council,  local Councillors – Cllr Tony Murphy, Cllr Malachy Quinn and Cllr Grainne Maguire  have been working to bring these amenities to the area with support from the local community.  If approved on Monday, the next step will be to get exact designs for the projects and identify funding.

Check out the location maps and details below…

balbriggan_skatpark balbriggan_playground_at_quay_street balbriggan_playground_at_bandstand
Proposed Skatepark location Playground at Quay Street location Playground at Band Stand location
Item No. 49a – Parks Heritage Business – Part X1 – Skate Park facilities for Balbriggan Balbriggan playground Quay street Balbriggan playground at Band stand

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