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Past Projects

We have been bringing you news of improvements to our parks, playgrounds, heathlands, nature reserves and other open spaces for more than 15 years now! The most recently completed projects are listed below, but you can also view our archive listings dating back to 2007

PROJECTWard*BudgetCompletedAbout
Poole Park RailwayPoole Town£480,000Oct 2022Project details
Branksome Woods pathway improvementsCanford Cliffs£2,000 - part of a £13,000 CIL bid** by BPCCRAAug 2022Project details
Shared Use Path to Learoyd Road, PooleCanford Heath£30,000Spring 2022Project details
Evening Hill Tree WorkCanford Cliffs£30,800Spring 2022Project details
Sherborn Open Space play area - new slideCanford Heath£50,000Apr 2022Project details
Alexandra Park, a Future Parks 'Pilot Park'Penn HillFunded by grants via The Parks FoundationDec 2021Project details
Poole Park LifePoole Town£2.7 millionOct 2021Project website
Townside and Hunger Hill Public Realm improvementsPoole TownPart of a £9.6 million project Mar 2021Project details
Selkirk Close Play Area improvementsMerley & Bearwood£102,621Jan 2021Project details
Chaldon Road / Puddletown Crescent Play AreaCanford Heath East£51,000Sept 2020Project details
Upton Country Park SANG expansion, Final PhaseHamworthyTBCJuly 2020Project details
Arne Crescent Play AreaAlderney & Bourne Valley£86,150July 2020Project details
Alexandra Park improvementsPenn Hill£95,000Nov 2019Project details
Upton Country Park Adventure PlayHamworthy£230,000Oct 2019Project details
Coy Pond Gardens improvements 2019Talbot & Branksome WoodsTBCOct 2019Project details
Hamworthy Park Paddling Pool RefurbishmentHamworthy£381,000Jul 2019Project details
Foreland Road play area, Turlin Moor Hamworthy£99,231Jul 2019Project details
Sandbanks Play AreaCanford CliffsTBCApr 2019Project details
Branksome Recreation GroundBranksome West£150,000Jan 2019Project details
Oakdale Open Space improvements 2017-2019Oakdale£51,230TBCProject details
Hamworthy Park ImprovementsHamworthy East£81,752Apr 2018Project details
Blake Hill ViewpointPenn Hill£34,000Apr 2018Project details
The Great Heath projectsN/A£4.7 millionApr 2018Project details
Springdale & Broadstone Rec Play ImprovementsBroadstone£40,270Mar 2018Project details
Long Lease Offer to Broadstone Cricket ClubBroadstoneN/AJan 2018Project details
* Ward names shown for projects carried out before April 2019 represent pre-BCP Council Wards.
** please refer to our Project Funding page for information.

Archived Projects

The bcpprojects.net website (previously pooleprojects.net) has been through a couple of reincarnations since 2007 but most of the information is still online; here’s where you’ll find it:

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