Cordale Housing Association's Little Helpers Open the upgraded Glen View Play Area

Date Posted: 10th of July 2017

Local play park experts from Renton Mother & Todler Group officially reopened the Glen View Play Park on Friday 7th July after its £15,000 refurbishment by Cordale Housing Association Community Environmental Fund.

The Glen View Place play park was selected by the Committee of Cordale Housing Association, which comprises of a majority of local residents, to receive a £15,000 refurbishment. The refurbishment has included the removal of some of the old play equipment, repairing the surface and installing new pieces of equipment suitable for younger pre-school age children. The work was carried out over a couple of months by a contractors including Jupiter Play Specialists and The Bell Group who also came along to the opening event.

The aim of the Cordale Environmental Fund is to carry out environmental improvements that are valued by local residents and make a difference in the community. Past improvements funded by the Community Environmental Fund include the refurbishment of Katherine Street Play Park, the change of use to an play park at Johnstone Place, the development of a community garden at Waterside View in Renton, enhancing the common seating area at the Independent Healthy Living Centre, Main Street, Renton along with numerous improvements to common areas such as landscaping, roundabouts and cul de sacs.

Martin Walker Vice Chairperson of Cordale Housing Association and Veronica Hamilton from Cordale’s committee were delighted to be on hand to watch the little helpers from Renton Mother and Toddler Group and other local children test out the new facilities.

Martin Walker Vice Chairperson of Cordale Housing Association said “The play park is looking great and it’s brilliant to see the children enjoying the new equipment. We are really delighted with the upgrade and it’s a great example of the changes the Community Environmental Fund can bring. On behalf of Cordale Housing Association I’d like to thank all the staff and the committee for their hard work in getting the play park to where we are today”

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