PROJECT: Inclusive Play Area at Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork
CLIENT: Cork City Council in Partnership with Bon Secours Hospital
Service: CSR acted as lead consultant and employers representative for masterplan development, detailed design and implementation of site works.
Collaborating with Snug & Outdoor, Kompan Ireland, Punch Consulting Engineers, and Michael Barret Partnership, CSR’s landscape design sought to deliver a play area that would be have something for all children regardless of physical or mental ability or disability
Design concepts for the project strove to deliver a suitable balance between iconic, bespoke play features and traditional play items which provide tried and tested play value. A range of sensory play items are provided with wheelchair access to all areas. The central attraction is a bespoke ship and castle which also incorporates a climbing wall. Natural materials and surface finishes are used throughout.
The project delivers a fun and inviting park attraction in which movement and activity are stimulated. The play area is equipped with picnic suites, seating and drinking water.