Helston Road play area renewal

We’re renewing the Helston Road play area in Paparangi to make it an even better place to play.

Status Open
Start date 25 November 2021
Closing date 5.00PM, 16 December 2021
A concept image of the new playground, showing a slide, monkey bars, see saw and more.

Helston Road Play area renewal (2.79MB PDF)

The proposed concept plan includes:

  • senior module with a wave slide and climbing walls x2
  • monkey bar radial
  • twister net
  • seesaw
  • balance beam
  • junior module with curbed slide
  • fun disk for spinning
  • swings with a toddler seat and belt seat
  • basket swing
  • retaining the existing Kompan climbing unit
  • synthetic surfaces and paths to connect to much of the equipment, to enhance accessibility.

The Helston Road play area is considered a neighbourhood play area, which provides a handy place for a quick play and play opportunities targeting at least one age group.

This type of play are is for the local neighbourhood within a 600-metre walking distance.

You can read more about Wellington City Council's strategic vision and planning for play areas in Wellington in our Play Spaces Policy (2017).

Let us know what you think.

Check out the plan and let us know your thoughts by emailing playgrounds@wcc.govt.nz

Feedback closes 5pm Thursday 16 December 2021.