Play­park dis­man­tled amid safety fears

The Oban Times - - News -

A FORT WIL­LIAM play park has been dis­man­tled amid safety fears.

Work be­gan to re­move the chil­dren’s play equip­ment on Lun­davra Road around the fes­tive pe­riod and now a bar­rier re­strict­ing ac­cess has been in­stalled.

The High­land Coun­cil told The Oban Times the de­ci­sion was made af­ter rep­re­sen­ta­tions were made to the lo­cal com­mu­nity and while this par­tic­u­lar park is no longer fit for pur­pose, chil­dren will still be able to en­joy play ar­eas nearby.

A High­land Coun­cil spokesper­son said: ‘This has been the sub­ject of con­sid­er­able con­sul­ta­tion and is be­ing dis­man­tled as a re­sult of some safety con­cerns but also par­ents’ pref­er­ence to see more in­vest­ment in the Lochaber Cres­cent play park which is very nearby.’

Pho­to­graph: An­thony MacMil­lan Pho­tog­ra­phy.

The old play park on Lun­davra Road has been dis­man­tled.

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