Tewkesbury Town Council are delighted to have been awarded a grant for £23,500 as part of Pocket Parks Plus grant scheme from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

The grant will be used to help fund phase one of the refurbishment of the Warwick Place play area in Prior’s Park, Tewkesbury. The work, which includes the removal of the current equipment and installation of two new multi activity structures will be completed by early May 2019.

Tewkesbury Town Council and the Heart of Prior’s Park (HOPP) have been working together for three years to plan and fundraise for the refurbishment.

Chairman of HOPP; Gavin Preedy, said ‘It is fantastic that the refurbishment at Warwick Place play area will start this year. The community are looking forward to seeing their plans implemented and HOPP are grateful to the Town Council for their support of this project.’

Tewkesbury Town Mayor; Cllr Chris Danter, said ‘The Town Council has been working hard to secure funding for this project and we are delighted that we are now able to start phase one of the project, thanks to the Pocket Parks Plus grant.’

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