Improvement of New Longton Playground

Closed 31 Aug 2023

Opened 24 Jul 2023

Feedback expected 6 Nov 2023


South Ribble Borough Council are currently improving a number of the borough’s play areas and funds have been allocated to refurbish New Longton playground on Chapel Lane.New Longton Playground

The proposed scheme will replace the existing equipment for toddlers (ages 2-6) and juniors (ages 7-12) with a range of new items within the existing fenced area. The existing safety surfacing will also be replaced.  

In addition, improvement of the active area next to the existing shelter is also being looked at.

Ideas for possible new equipment are provided on the following pages.

Why your views matter

We are inviting the public to help us design the new playground by telling us

  • What you like and don’t like about the existing playground
  • What you think about the suggested types of new equipment
  • What else you think would help improve the playground

What happens next

We aim to publish feedback following the receipt of designs from playground suppliers based on the consultation feedback in November 2023.  


  • South Ribble