Coronavirus: Play area of the John Leigh Park is re-opened

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Children’s play areas in Trafford has been reopened from 6 July.


The reopening is being done gradually as the equipment and play areas need to be deep cleaned by One Trafford Partnership before they can be reopened. There are more than 80 play areas across Trafford so it will take three to four weeks to open them all.

The following parks are reopened first. They have been chosen as they are well used and can be accessed across the borough.


North Area – Hullard Park and Longford Park,

West Area – Davyhulme Park and Flixton Park,

South Area – Stamford Park and John Leigh Park,

Central Area – Worthington Park and Walton Park.


The remaining parks will be deep cleaned by and then opened on an area by area basis.


Once play areas have been cleaned, there will be signs saying the playground is open for use. However, parks without the signs will still be closed and should not yet be used.


After reopening, play areas will be cleaned as required, especially regular touchpoints.


The hygienic use of the play equipment in between any cleansing will be the responsibility of the users and it is recommended that any users follow the government guidelines on safe hygiene.


This includes washing hands before and after a visit, bringing and using hand sanitiser or wipes for personal use, refraining from touching your face, and bagging and binning any tissues.


Source from: https://www.trafford.gov.uk/residents/news/articles/2020/20200703-Play-areas-and-playgrounds-to-begin-re-opening.aspx

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