Garden design drawing in progress

Play areas

All but the simplest play equipment needs careful siting. To be safe, more complicated pieces have special planning requirements.

Garden play area design with a swing at Barrow Gurney, Somerset

This play area provides a safe place to play on the village green.

The garden in this picture was less than child-friendly.

A garden in Bishopston, Bristol, before the play area was built
The same garden in Bristol after the play area was designed and built

This picture shows how the garden now meets the needs of adults and children, and can be changed as the little ones grow older.