Talavera Road Play Area Refurbishment

Closed 19 Mar 2024

Opened 29 Feb 2024

Feedback updated 22 Apr 2024

We asked

The council’s Natural Environment and Recreation Team asked for your help in deciding what equipment to install in the Talavera Road play area.

You said

We received 30 responses. Here is a summary of the top findings…

Of the 19 respondents who do not use an existing play area, 44% said that it was because it has the wrong type of equipment.

73% said that the playground should cater for 4–11-year-olds.

The top five ranked favourite activities are:

  1. Swinging
  2. Sliding
  3. Climbing and balancing
  4. Jumping and bouncing
  5. Spinning

The top five equipment preferences were:

  1. Slide
  2. Trampoline
  3. Football goal
  4. Climbing frame
  5. Swings

87% did not want the playground to be themed.

Dog fouling was a recuring issue raised in comments.

We did

We have collated the consultation results and these will be used to inform the design of an upgraded play area.


Winchester City Council Natural Environment and Recreation Team are carrying out a review of the Talavera Road play area. Existing play equipment and seating will be removed and a new play area created.

Your help in deciding what equipment is installed in this area would be appreciated.

Why your views matter

All information received will be treated in the strictest confidence and the results will be reported back on our website. If you have children, please ask their views when completing the questionnaire.


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