Number of playgrounds, MUGAs and outdoor fitness areas

Holly Palmer made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Ayrshire Council as part of a batch sent to 376 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear South Ayrshire Council,

The Association of Play Industries (API) campaigns for policy recognition of the value of play. Previous years’ FOI requests have revealed an alarming decline in the number of public play spaces. We are lobbying Government for increased funding for public playgrounds, MUGAs and outdoor fitness areas. Please can you provide the following information:

How many playgrounds were there in your authority area during the financial year 2019/20?

How many playgrounds are there in your authority area during this financial year 2020/21?

How many playgrounds do you expect to have in your authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) were there in your authority area during the financial year 2019/20?

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) are there in your authority area during this financial year 2020/21?

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) do you expect to have in your authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

How many outdoor fitness areas were there in your authority area during the financial year 2019/20?

How many outdoor fitness areas are there in your authority area during this financial year 2020/21?

How many outdoor fitness areas do you expect to have in your authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

Yours faithfully,

Holly Palmer

FOI, South Ayrshire Council

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FOI, South Ayrshire Council

Good morning

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry which was given the above reference
number.

 

How many playgrounds were there in your authority area during the
financial year 2019/20?

92

 

How many playgrounds are there in your authority area during this
financial year 2020/21?

92

 

How many playgrounds do you expect to have in your authority area in the
financial year 2021/22?

92

 

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) were there in your authority area
during the financial year 2019/20?

10

 

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) are there in your authority area
during this financial year 2020/21?

10

 

How many multi-use games areas (MUGAs) do you expect to have in your
authority area in the financial year 2021/22?

10

 

How many outdoor fitness areas were there in your authority area during
the financial year 2019/20?

8

 

How many outdoor fitness areas are there in your authority area during
this financial year 2020/21?

8

 

How many outdoor fitness areas do you expect to have in your authority
area in the financial year 2021/22?

15

 

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Kind regards

Andrew

 

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| County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR |
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