Leeds Mencap’s New Playground!
We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of our brand new playground, made possible by a generous £22,384 grant from The Morrisons Foundation. This exciting project has transformed our space, providing children with enhanced play opportunities and an environment that fosters creativity, exploration, and endless fun. In this blog post, we will take you on a journey through our newly developed playground, highlighting the incredible features that have been added.
The Morrisons Foundation Grant
The Morrisons Foundation, renowned for their dedication to supporting local communities, has played a pivotal role in the realization of our playground. With their generous grant of £22,384, we were able to acquire a diverse range of equipment that will surely captivate the imagination of every child who steps foot in our play area.
The Masterful Craftsmanship of ESP Pay
The construction of our playground was entrusted to ESP Pay, a renowned company with a wealth of experience in creating innovative and inspiring play spaces. Their expertise and attention to detail have resulted in a well-crafted playground that meets the highest safety standards while fostering creativity and fun. 、
- Bug Hotel: Our playground now boasts a captivating bug hotel, allowing children to explore and appreciate the fascinating world of insects. This unique feature will encourage children to observe and learn about the natural environment while fostering a sense of responsibility towards nature.
- Role Play Hut: Imagination knows no bounds in our new role play hut. Equipped with interactive props and a safe environment, children can unleash their creativity and engage in various imaginative scenarios, from playing house to pretending to be their favorite superheroes.
- Buggy Shelter: Ensuring the comfort and convenience of both children and their caregivers, the addition of a buggy shelter provides a safe place to park strollers and prams while the little ones enjoy the playground.
- Play Cabin: Our play cabin offers a world of wonder, inviting children to explore and invent their own stories. Complete with cozy corners for reading and areas for interactive play, this space is a sanctuary for imaginative adventures.
- Canopy: To ensure our children can enjoy the playground come rain or shine, a sturdy and protective canopy has been installed. This versatile addition provides shade during sunny days and shelter during drizzles, allowing uninterrupted playtime throughout the year.
- Wet Pour Bike Area: Adventure awaits on wheels! Our new wet pour bike area is an ideal spot for children to ride their bicycles, trikes, or scooters. With a smooth and safe surface, they can confidently explore their mobility while honing their balance and coordination skills.
The playground has been a hit already and we can’t wait to see how much the children enjoy it throughout the summer and beyond!