Ely’s Country Park Gets A Makeover
Work begins this week on revamping and upgrading the key area of open space, which includes Pocket Park.
New state-of-the-art solar lighting is also being installed in the park.
Around £70,000 is being spent on the refurbishment.
New play equipment for toddlers
A new outdoor fitness trail for older children
An accessible trampoline and roundabout
New picnic tables with windbreaks and shelter
New cycle parking
Wheelchair accessible seating
“Ely’s Country Park has developed a lot over the last couple of years to become a place for people to enjoy whether they are playing, walking or enjoying nature.” – Allison Conder, the council’s principal community and leisure services officer.
“The Country Park is becoming more and more popular with residents and visitors to East Cambridgeshire – it has firmly established itself as place which people enjoy and treasure. To ensure it continues to flourish we are working on a number of improvements to improve facilities and develop areas for wildlife – a lot of this work has already been started with the help of The Wildlife Trust and ‘Ely Wildspace.” – Richard Hobbs, Chairman of the Community and Environment Sub-Committee.