Findings on Ashley Down Green Play Area and Access Point

Closed 31 Aug 2016

Opened 20 May 2016


Back in February 2016, consultation started on proposals for a play area on Ashley Down Green and to open up access up to the green space via Stoney Lane. Consultation closed on February 26th 2016 -

The enclosed documents relate to the consultation responses received during the consultation period and also the response from the Project Team.

The final design and 3D design for the play area is also enclosed.


  • The project team acknowledges and has taken on board all the views and opinions put forward, where reasonably practicable and within budget constraints.
  • The revised and final design for the play area has taken on board comments received and will use more natural materials.
  • The design will also include more imaginative play opportunities and the equipment will be in keeping with the locality i.e. taller equipment located lower down the site.
  • Communication between BCC and stakeholders will be improved
  • A minimum of 2 weeks’ notice will be given before works on site will commence.

Next Steps

  • At the Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Neighbourhood Forum on 24th May 2016 at Horfield Friends Meeting House, 300 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8PD 7pm to 9pm– designs will be available for information.
  • The project team will be hosting a drop- in information session,  opposite the Co-Op, outside of Muller House on Wednesday 8th June 2016 2pm – 4pm, to view the redesigned play area.
  • The design will be hosted on the Consultation Hub website and posted around the locality of Ashley Down Green.
  • Works will be planned to commence on site sometime in August 2016, subject to the satisfactory delivery of all required materials and equipment.





  • Ashley
  • Cotham
  • Easton
  • Horfield
  • Lockleaze
  • Redland


  • All residents
  • Children / Young People
  • Council tenants
  • Expert Stakeholders
  • Parents, carers and guardians
  • Business
  • Citizens' Panel
  • Community & Voluntary organisations


  • Children and young people
  • Education and early years
  • Environment
  • Parks and green spaces
  • Sport and leisure