Rock Park Skate Park, Barnstaple

Description of the works:

The project comprised the design and construction of a 32m x 20m concrete skate park complete with all ancillaries and external works to comprise fencing, footpaths, food lighting, storm water drainage and the like. Particular features of this park include a large bowl in addition to a ‘street’ section.

The Practice was appointed to provide CDM Coordinator and Employer’s Agent services by North Devon Council to deliver a new skate park for Barnstaple. As part of our appointment  we provided pre-contract services to include working closely with the end user group and Contractor in the design development to provide the best possible value scheme that closely met their requirements.

The project was delivered within one week of the contract completion date (due to inclement weather), below the contract sum and to a very high standard. Since Practical Completion of the works there have been no issues with the park and it continues to be well used by local skaters & BMX riders.

Gates Services:

Employer’s Agent & CDM Coordinator

Principal Contractor & Designer:

Gravity Engineering Ltd