Project detail

9 March 2021

North Walls Skate Park

This project was jointly funded by Winchester City Council, Sport England and Veolia Environmental Trust and completely remodelled by Maverick Skateparks behind the existing Riverpark sports centre. Users will benefit from the full skate experience with a variety of options for street and transition skating. The park has been designed to allow users to create their own lines and encourage flow around the park enabling users of all disciplines and abilities to share the same space effectively. The new park offers the latest in construction, with options for street and transition skating. This is a landmark facility and attract skate park users into the Winchester area.

Key achievements:-

  • Highly cost-effective solution
  • The £270,000 refurbishment at River Park replaced the outdated prefabricated metal ramps
  • Very ambitious programme to minimise cost and public input
  • Hugely popular with local community and achieving highest ever skate park use
  • All stakeholders delighted at outcome
  • Green initiatives incorporated
  • Nominated for regional and national awards
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