Search

Islington adventure playgrounds scoop top prizes at London Play Awards

PUBLISHED: 18:05 02 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:44 07 November 2017

Children at Barnard Adventure Playground. Picture: Awesome CIC

Children at Barnard Adventure Playground. Picture: Awesome CIC

Archant

It’s official: Islington has London’s best, coolest and most inclusive playgrounds.

Awesome CIC, the firm that took the running of six adventure parks across the borough last year, scooped three London Play Awards this week.

Cape in Crouch Hill won London playground of the year, Waterside in Dame Street was voted coolest and Barnard in Barnard Park, Barnsbury was named the most inclusive.

Becky Pryce, director of play for Awesome, said: “We are all so happy and chuffed to have won these three awards, especially after we’ve just gone though our first year managing the six adventure playgrounds in Islington , it’s the icing on the cake!”

Jessica, 10, who uses Cape felt it was a great decision. She said: “I 
was really excited and happy when we won. I like Cape Adventure Playground, it’s the best adventure playground in the world.”

Visit awesomecic.co.uk.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Islington Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Islington Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Islington Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Islington News Stories

18:19

The controversial trampoline park being built at the Sobell Leisure Centre to get more youngsters exercising will cost them as much as £10.50 a go.

Sadiq Khan has rejected thousands of calls to bid for the empty Holloway Prison site – but said yesterday it would be an “outrage” if it ended up as vacant luxury housing.

11:28

DJs and clubbers are fighting to keep Old Street’s Magic Roundabout open after its licence expires at the end of the year.

07:00

When Stuart Hazeldine became the latest moped phone snatch victim, he thought there was a good chance of getting the device back when the “Find My iPhone” app said it was in Elia Mews, Islington.

Yesterday, 16:03

A scout leader who sexually abused two boys, assaulting one of them in a field on camp, has today been jailed for 10 years.

Yesterday, 12:59

A person died at King’s Cross St Pancras Tube station this morning after being hit by a Victoria line train.

Yesterday, 11:40

The leader of Islington Council has written to Chancellor Philip Hammond urging the government to lift legislation which stops the town hall building more council homes.

Yesterday, 10:58

Drivers of diesel vehicles will soon be charged £2 an hour for short-stay parking in Islington.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now