Park Near to Completion

Rosie | August 9, 2009

These photos taken at the end of week 9, show the park nearing its end stages. The benches, main outer surface and flood light posts are in place.

Reports have come in that some people have already skated in the park. Please DO NOT enter the construction site, as it is still very dangerous even if it looks nearly completed, there are heavy machinery and dangerous materials around, which could cause injuries. Breaking the fences to get in is also not acceptable! There is not much longer until the park will be open to the public (beginning of September according to sources from Level Two), so please wait out that little longer and enjoy it safely. Thank you!

Photos by Rosie Graves

Now that looks like a skatepark!

admin | July 28, 2009

I’ve not been in town for two weeks and when I finally got the chance to go and have a look at how the build of the skatepark was going; I could not believe my eyes. I’ve been waiting for this park a long time, and I know people that have been waiting for a skatepark in Felixstowe for over ten years. It’s so nice to see the concrete in the ground; the smooth curves of the transitions and it looks like a park that’s ready to skate!

As with whenever I go to see the park, my camera came with me and below I’ve included some of the best shots I took at the weekend. This includes some photographs of the earth bungs that will help to deaden the noise made on skatepark. I’ve also included a couple of shots to try and show the layout of the park and the equipment.

Photos by James Hume

Beginning of Week 7

Rosie | July 14, 2009

Time has gone by fast since our photos at the end of May in the very first week of the build. It’s now mid July and, as the photos below show, the constructors are significantly making way into the final skatepark design. At this stage it is even clear to see the shape of the ramps that are being prepared to be sprayed with concrete.

Check back here later this week to see close up shots from within the construction site itself, here at FelixstoweSkatepark.co.uk.

Photos by Rosie Graves