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Popular skate ramp is reinstalled at King George V playing fields in Crewe 

26 September 2019

We have reinstalled a popular skate ramp at King George V Playing Fields in Crewe.

The previous skate ramp was part of a larger facility on the site and was a heavily-used piece of equipment. This was reluctantly removed in May this year, due to being in a state beyond repair, which gave safety concerns.  

The much-missed equipment was replaced with a new ramp which was installed on 19 September. Funding was secured from a government grant.

Cllr Brian RobertsCouncillor Brian Roberts, Cheshire East Council cabinet member with responsibility for green spaces, said: “This is fantastic news for the younger residents in Crewe, who have missed this popular facility. The skate park encourages a healthy lifestyle and allows children to let off some steam with their skateboards or scooters in a safe environment away from road users.”

The skate park is part of a larger outdoor complex on the edge of Crewe, which includes the King George V Playing Fields, Queens Park and the Tipkinder BMX facilities.