Development of Douglas Park:

Phase 1: BMX Track and 7-a-side football pitch with fencing/parking

Phase 2: Upgrade of play facilities/picnic benches

Total Cost circa £140,000

Hired Creetown Initiative as consultants

Planning Approval granted 26/08/15

Funding approved from:

  • Holywood Trust     £40,000 (for BMX and football pitch)
  • Robert Barr Trust   £10,000

The Current Position

Adoption agreement secured from D&G Council.
Condition of Planning Permission was that the installation of a car park was needed before any works could start.
Quantity Surveyor in place, and advising on moving forward to the next stage of project development.
Project Worker, Nathon Jones, was working alongside QS and others in gathering detailed costings and looking at different avenues for funding.