Here's how outdoor play areas are kept safe – all year round
The long days of summer may soon be over, but many outdoor play areas will receive the same care and attention during the coming winter months to keep them safe and in working order.
Cheshire West and Cheshire Council’s Play Inspectors are out and about all year, in all weathers, visiting the borough’s 112 play areas and checking 832 pieces of play equipment, gates and fencing.
Across the borough there are 166 swings, 113 climbing frames, 54 roundabouts and 47 slides and nine zip lines, plus many other pieces of play equipment that need to be in tip-top condition.
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