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.


  • 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.