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Expressions of Interest sought for the Gateway Café

Expressions of Interest sought for the Gateway Café

Do you have what it takes to run the Gateway Café at the Big Park?  Peacehaven Town Council are seeking Expressions of interest  for an exciting opportunity to lease the new Gateway Café as part of the Big Parks Project at Centenary Park, Peacehaven. The project has created a new destination park for Peacehaven by modernising some of the facilities in the existing Piddinghoe Sports Park and providing new facilities on new park land given by Southern Water. The Café…

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Lewes Hike + Bike Festival Comes to the Park!

Lewes Hike + Bike Festival Comes to the Park!

Saturday 20th June 2015 We are pleased to announce that the Lewes Hike + Bike Festival is coming to the Big Park. They will be holding a mini festival celebrating our gateway to the South Downs. Join in the fun with walks and rides for every ability! “Festival in the Park” has 13 different events including: four guided rides over the South Downs, two rides between Peacehaven and Brighton Marina along cycle paths, walks exploring the Meridian Way and hikes between Peacehaven and Lewes…

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Swallows and Kids Flock to play at The Big Park

Swallows and Kids Flock to play at The Big Park

‘This is Awesome, I’m coming here again!” “Really Cool, it’s fun”  “EPIC!” We visited the Big Park to see how the adventure playground is going down with our biggest critics – the kids. Have we matched their incredible imaginations? The sun was shining and the air was fresh, as swallows and skylarks swooped above the acorn tower and out across to the downs. Built from fully sustainable Robinia timber with rustic chestnut post and rail fencing, it harmonises beautifully with…

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Big Park gets The Royal Seal of Approval

Big Park gets The Royal Seal of Approval

The Big Park got the royal seal of approval this month when His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester  declared it ‘… one of the best parks he has visited’. The Duke spent time meeting the park’s project team; the skate park designers , architects , landscape architects, playground builders and designers. A number of school children from Meridian School, Peacehaven Heights and PCS lined the route and also had the opportunity to see the Duke and wave their handmade flags….

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HRH Duke of Gloucester to visit the Big Park

HRH Duke of Gloucester to visit the Big Park

On the morning of Wednesday 15th April , His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO will officially open the park sited at Piddinghoe Avenue Peacehaven. The Town Council invite the local community to come along and witness the official opening of the new park. Peacehaven Town Council said they are “delighted that the Duke will be visiting Peacehaven’s newest community facility and that His Royal Highness will unveil a plaque to commemorate his visit.” The Duke will sign the visitor’s book…

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The Sun Shone on The Big Park!

The Sun Shone on The Big Park!

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Big Park Grand Opening on Saturday. Over 5 thousand visitors came along to enjoy the new park and the sun shone all day long. The playground was a great hit with the children who simply didn’t want to leave! Well done Toby from allen scott landscape architects and Playsafe Playgrounds who battled the wet winter to deliver the playground, it was truly magical to see so many happy faces!     (Toby…

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Zero Degrees Skate Park Opens

Zero Degrees Skate Park Opens

Hold the date – Grand Opening of The Big Park 7th March 11-4 – Skate Jam, Puppet Shows, Cafe opening, interactive archeology and much more! It’s been a busy and exciting time at the Big Park this week. After much hard work and patience, local skaters finally got to try the new Zero Degrees Skate Park. The verdict was “it’s cool man” and on Saturday is was buzzing with kids on scooters, skateboards and bikes. It should be a well loved…

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Opening day on the horizon!

Opening day on the horizon!

Hold the date – Grand Opening of The Big Park 7th March 11-4 – Skate Jam, Puppet Shows, Cafe opening, interactive archeology and much more! Everyone involved with the construction of the park is working flat out to complete the park before our Big Grand Opening on 7th March. The cafe is almost ready to be signed off, the skate park is virtually complete for its first eager skaters and the star of the playground the magnificent dragon is in…

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