sydney gardens NEWS

The Play & Sport area will open on Monday 4 April at 12 noon, ready for the Easter holidays. There are swings and slides, a climbing frame, a ‘Sham Castle’, natural play, basketball, table tennis and a panna football court.

The play area will close for the week of the 6th June for a final surface chipping and painting of the basketball and tennis courts. This work can only be done in warm and dry conditions. The lower tennis courts will open after that. The upper tennis courts are open and fully finished.

The petanque court is finished. You are welcome to play!

The new public loo (20p card reader) & the new Changing Places facility is open. 

The Community Pavilion is complete and it is expected will be fully operational later in the year and able to take external bookings.

Landscaping and planting are almost complete in the wider Gardens.

The new northern entrance off the Warminster Road will soon open and this will provide an additional step free access point into the park.

The Temple of Minerva will receive its paint soon – it has taken a long time over the winter to dry out ready for painting. Interpretation will be installed to provide information on the heritage of the Gardens and for everyone to locate key facilities, over the summer.

Network Rail are in the compound on the lower lawn until mid/late June while they install new fencing alongside the railway and improve the path alongside the railway. they are due on site until the end of June, before Bath Carnival lands in the park in early July!

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