Magical playspace at Glenallen School

Glenallen school have just celebrated the opening of their very special new playground. The school caters to students with a physical disability or health impairment and many of the students are in wheelchairs. The new playground has been custom designed by Jeavons to be accessible to all.  It is a place for learning and play with the aim that all students have the opportunity to experience fun & friendship.
The design is based around a story called “Let’s Play …” and features many different areas where children can let their imagine run wild – driving the train & pulling the whistle, inside the helicopter , exploring the cave, camping in a tee pee, at a beach or even flying to the moon.
The school has pursued their vision for this project for many years so it was a great joy to see the students finally enjoying this wonderful space.
Interactive musical sculptures were created by Herb Jercher and quirky imaginative artworks by James Cattell including the interactive rocket ship. Customised play equipment was constructed by Allplay and the head contractor was Gemcan Constructions.