The Playground

play1The Parish Council owns and maintains the playground area, accessed from the War Memorial Recreation Ground and Quarry Close. The play equipment was renewed in 2014, thanks to a grant from WREN.


Posts about Playground Matters:


Playground Re-opening Risk Assessment

The Parish Council risk assessment for re-opening the playground after COVID-19 closure is available to view here:

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Playground re-opened

The playground in Leek Wootton has re-opened this afternoon.

COVID-19 guidance has been provided, because the playground is not staffed and the Parish Council would be grateful if adults would follow this:

We would like to thank everyone for their patience as measures have been put in place.

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4 July 2020: Playground update

The playground will remain closed until further notice and all play equipment has been taped up.

Leek Wootton Children's Playground - currently closed

Following the example of Warwick District Council, which is carrying out a phased re-opening of outdoor facilities, the PC is hoping to open soon, with guidance for users, following a thorough risk assessment to ensure compliance with Government guidelines.

The PC is grateful to all users for their patience.

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Playground: New equipment

The Parish Council, which owns and manages Leek Wootton Children's Playground, is considering adding a new piece of equipment and would like to know whether it is a good idea.

It has chosen an in-ground trampoline, but would like to know what children that use the playground think of the idea.

Please use the simple poll below to let the Council know what you think (if you have further thoughts you wish to share with the Council, please email clerk@leekwootton.org.uk):

Would a trampoline be a good addition to the playground?

  • Yes (96%, 27 Votes)
  • No (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Not sure (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

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Playground Closed

In accordance with the latest government guidance, the playground has been closed. Please respect this closure and help save lives.

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RoSPA Safety Inspection 2019

The RoSPA Safety Inspection of the children's playground in Leek Wootton was carried out on 3 October 2019. The report is available to view here:

Due to the content of this report, the Parish Council will be replacing the damaged child swing and carrying out surface repairs to the climbing frame.

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RoSPA Inspection Report 2018

The RoSPA Safety Inspection of the children's playground in Leek Wootton was carried out on 15 October 2018. The report is available to view here:

Play Area Safety Inspection Report, Leek Wootton & Guy's Cliffe (15 Oct 2018)

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RoSPA Safety Inspection 2017

The RoSPA Safety Inspection of the children's playground in Leek Wootton was carried out on 10 November 2017. The report is available to view here:

Play Area Safety Inspection Report, Leek Wootton & Guy's Cliffe (10 Nov 2017)

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Playground Renewal Updates

The play area is now completed - many thanks go to WREN for their support and generous grant enabling this project to be a success.   play1             play2    

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PLAYGROUND SUCCESS

The application to WREN for a grant towards the upgrade of the playground has been SUCCESSFUL !!  The full amount has been awarded, and It is anticipated that work will commence early March !  Look forward to a new playground !    

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