Public Open Spaces Update – 6 December 2019

Please find below today’s update from Bovis Homes on completion of the public open spaces in Upper Rissington. Changes since the previous update are highlighted:

Area 1 – Officers Mess Playing Fields

  • Playground now open.
  • Footpaths are complete are ready for Tarmac next Tuesday, 10th Dec..

Area 2 – Officers Mess Surround

  • Rear will be completely tidied, top soiled and seeded to make good.
  • Front will be rotavated and seeded.
  • This is an area of priority for us and we hope to have this done within the month.

Area 3 – Allotments and tennis courts

  • Allotment footpaths are all established, ground prep still to complete for allotments, main gate to install and water feed to finalise.
  • Tennis court fencing complete. White lining and nets to be completed nearer to hand over to avoid vandalism.
  • Water feed resolution expected Monday 9th Dec. We are hopeful connection can continue on shortly after this.
  • This is another area that is a priority for us. Again, we are hoping to have this area complete by early next year.

Area 6 – LEAP 4

  • Area flailed, willow tunnel install is next week. Awaiting confirmation of railing install.

Area 8 & 9

  • Areas cleared and flailed ready for pathways. May start this side of Christmas, if not it will be first week of January.

TCL

  • Hoping to have an updated programme next week.

EMG & Pond

  • EMG are back on site, working on dropped kerbs and a general tidy up this week. Works to pond and spillway to commence next week.

Areas referred to are shown on the map below.

Public Open Spaces Update – 19 November 2019

Please find below today’s update from Bovis Homes on completion of the public open spaces in Upper Rissington. Changes since the previous update are highlighted:

Area 1 – Officers Mess Playing Fields

  • Playground has been inspected and report passed back to TCL. There are a few unexpected items to rectify before opening which will be completed at the earliest convenience. I am now hopeful of opening this play park by the end of November.
  • Footpaths are ongoing to the area, expected completion by the end of November. This also incorporates the section of footpath linking Longmore Walk and the playing fields (this section may fall into early December now).

Area 2 – Officers Mess Surround

  • Rear will be completely tidied, top soiled and seeded to make good.
  • Front will be rotavated and seeded.
  • This is an area of priority for us and we hope to have this done within the month.

Area 3 – Allotments and tennis courts

  • Allotment footpaths are all established, ground prep still to complete for allotments, main gate to install and water feed to finalise.
  • Tennis court fencing complete. White lining and nets to be completed nearer to hand over to avoid vandalism.
  • Footpaths to complete when water feed is finalised.
  • This is another area that is a priority for us. Again, we are hoping to have this area complete by end of the year.

Area 6 – LEAP 4

  • Equipment in place, awaiting fencing, willow tunnel, benches and tidy of weed area to the rear of the play park.

Area 8 & 9

  • These areas are next on our agenda to start.

TCL

  • Generally we have fallen behind the programme. I have asked TCL to draw a new programme up and issue to me, as soon as I have this I will pass it on. Chased 19/11/2019.

EMG & Pond

  • 2no trees have been felled. Update 27 Nov: EMG are due back on site week commencing 2 December.

Public Open Spaces Update – 1 November 2019

Please find below today’s update from Bovis Homes on completion of the public open spaces in Upper Rissington. Changes since the previous update are highlighted:

Area 1 – Officers Mess Playing Fields

  • Playground was delayed a little due to the ropes for the climbing frame being too short… and we are now waiting for 16no caps to finish this particular bit of equipment off. Again I am hoping to have this inspected and signed off next week, however I do not have a concrete date from TCL.
  • Footpaths are ongoing to the area, expected completion by the end of November. This also incorporates the section of footpath linking Longmore Walk and the playing fields.

Area 2 – Officers Mess Surround

  • Rear will be completely tidied, top soiled and seeded to make good.
  • Front will be rotavated and seeded.
  • This is an area of priority for us and we hope to have this done within the month

Area 3 – Allotments and tennis courts

  • Allotment footpaths are all established, ground prep still to complete for allotments, main gate to install and water feed to finalise.
  • Tennis court fencing will complete next week. White lining and fencing to be completed nearer to hand over to avoid vandalism.
  • Footpaths to complete when water feed is finalised.
  • This is another area that is a priority for us. Again, we are hoping to have this area complete by end of November.

Area 6 – LEAP 4

  • Equipment in place, awaiting fencing and clearance of weed area to the rear of the play park.

Area 8 & 9

  • These areas are next on our agenda to start.

TCL

  • Generally we have fallen behind the programme. I have asked TCL to draw a new programme up and issue to me, as soon as I have this I will pass it on.

EMG & Pond

We have placed the order today for the felling of the 2no trees that obstruct our foul line diversion. We are just awaiting a date from the tree surgeon; when we have this EMG’s return to site will be planned.

Public Open Spaces Update – 18 October 2019

Bovis Homes’ site manager has provided an update on progress:

Area 1 – Officers Mess Playing Fields

  • Playground will be complete next week and inspected. Expected to open up w/c 28th Oct 2019.
  • Footpaths are ongoing to the area, expected completion by the end of November. This also incorporates the section of footpath linking Longmore Walk and the playing fields.

Area 2 – Officers Mess Surround

  • Rear will be completely tidied, top soiled and seeded to make good.
  • Front will be rotavated and seeded.
  • This is an area of priority for us and we hope to have this done within the month

Area 3 – Allotments and tennis courts

  • Allotment footpaths are all established, ground prep still to complete for allotments, main gate to install and water feed to finalise.
  • Tennis court fencing starting Monday, 21st Oct. Expected to take a week and a half. White lining and fencing to be completed nearer to hand over to avoid vandalism.
  • Footpaths to complete when water feed is finalised.
  • This is another area that is a priority for us. Again, we are hoping to have this area complete by end of November.

Area 6 – LEAP 4

This will be starting next week and expected to complete and open within 3 weeks.

Area 8 & 9

These areas are next on our agenda to start

Overall Programme – TCL

Generally we have fallen behind the programme. TCL have been asked to draw a new programme up and issue to me, as soon as I have this I will pass it on.

EMG & Pond

The delay here is due to a foul line diversion route issue that we had a decision on this Tuesday. We are hoping to have EMG back shortly, however I do not have a concrete start date for them yet. We are hoping it will be within the next few weeks.