Oxford Wheels Project bans Scooters from new park

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Maybe this could well be a first for all new skatepark builds, maybe this is a one off. Who knows, but right now, Oxford’s skaters will be celebrating the fact that they will not have to run the risk of injuring themselves with scooter kids rolling around everywhere now a ban has been enforced in their new park when it opens.

OWP appreciate that scooter riders are the next generation of skater and BMXers and we may one day eat our words but for the success of this unique facility the management committee have decided to ban the use of scooters. This we believe will ensure maximum fair usage of the facility and safeyy of park users. Bare in mind – people are not banned from this park we have built. Just scooters. If you want to ride a board or a bike you are welcome.”

Visit the Oxford Skate Project for updates on the new build underway by Wheelscape that is situated at Meadow Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4BJ. It’s not finished yet so look out for updates on the opening date when it is announced.

New footage of ongoing work at Bay Sixty 6 Skatepark

freshcrete_baysixty6This week’s delivery of wood from Amsterdam revealed that bowled corners will play a part in the new design at Bay Sixty 6 Skatepark. Watch video here of the structure and the start of the new build to transform this spot into a brand new skatepark.

For more photos and updates, click here to keep an eye on the ongoing, updated feature.

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