Skate park redesign revealed

The Southbank Centre has revealed what a planned new site for skateboarders could look like. The centre wants to turn the existing space into shops. The new site is 120 metres away.

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Proposed skate park not 'solely for skateboarding'

All the architects have responded really well to the brief and came up with some fantastic proposals for creating a new urban space under Hungerford Bridge.

The kind of features which skateboarders enjoy - ledges, steps, banks, blocks - are all there, but unlike in a conventional skatepark or skateplaza they have not been explicitly designed solely for skateboarding.

– Rich Holland, Architectural Designer

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