Update.. The equipment has now been installed and is in use.
Following the removal of the play equipment from Linford Recreation park, The forum have made plans for new equipment to be installed. After a written consultation with the local children tenders were sought and the plan that most suited the childrens wishes was adopted at a cost of £30,000. Thurrock council have agreed to purchase the equipment (no VAT) and maintain it.
To date Veolia Mardyke trust have agreed to fund £25,000 for the project the forum are adding £1,600 to this to alow the main area installation to go ahead. Further funding is being sought to upgrade the "toddler" play area. A graphic plan of the proposed plat area is below. Installation is now due to take place in May 2012.