Leeds park reopens to public after six-figure upgrade

BOOST: The improved playground at Dartmouth Park, Morley.
BOOST: The improved playground at Dartmouth Park, Morley.
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A popular park has reopened to the public following a six-figure upgrade project.

Dartmouth Park, in Morley, has had £250,000 worth of renovations, including new games and children’s areas and footpaths.

Funded by contributions made by developers for planning applications in the region, the proposals for improvements were led by Morley Town Council.

It follows years of campaigning by residents and councillors in Morley for upgrades, which took three months to complete.

Coun Judith Elliott (Morley South) said: ”This is a fabulous new playground for our children and I am delighted that it is open for children to use before the Easter holidays begin.”

A new multi-use games area, aimed at teenagers, is now also being constructed.

It is expected to be finished by the end of the month.

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