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Ping Pong in the Park

Funded on Spacehive 6 June 2017 Delivered 28 August 2017

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Ping Pong in the Park

Ping Pong in the Park

Burnham Parish Council By Burnham Parish Council

We want to install two outdoor table tennis tables in Burnham Park

Burnham Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 06 Jun 2017!

Burnham Park is set in the centre of the 13,000-strong community of Burnham. The park boasts a playground, green gym, multi-use games area, two youth shelters, and a community orchard. Soon, it will also have a 1km jogging track. We're looking to improve it further by providing more equipment for older children (and adults!) to enjoy, and what better than outdoor table tennis. We want to install two outdoor table tennis tables in the park, close to the High Street entrance, and sheltered from the wind. Players can bring their own equipment, or they can also borrow them from the local library or community centre located just metres away. This project will help improve Burnham Park, what it can offer the local community, and will give older children and adults another way to keep fit and active. It will also provide a much needed outlet for teenagers and young adults, hopefully decreasing antisocial behaviour.

What we'll deliver:

  • Install two all-weather, permanent, durable, outdoor table tennis tables
  • Provide a hard-wearing concrete playing area
  • Provide coaching and equipment for players

Why it's a great idea:

At a time when money is tight for many people, we need easy and cheap ways to keep fit and active, and give our children something else to do. Table tennis is easy to pick up, so much fun to play, and can be done by people of all ages and abilities.

Steps to get it done:

  • Installing concrete base
  • Opening and promotion the tables
  • Ordering and installing table tennis tables
  • Starting coaching and facilitation sessions

Location Burnham

About the space

Park, close to green gym, and in a sheltered area close to the High Street entrance.


South Bucks District Council

How will the money be spent?Total £7,450

Table tennis table x 2 - £3,890 (52%)
Concrete base 8m x 8m - £3,110 (42%)
Other - £450 (6%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Table tennis table x 2
Concrete base 8m x 8m
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  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT
  • Transaction Fees

Total £7,450

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