Sector Public realm
Project type New build
Services provided Design
Product / system manufacture
Product / system supply
Installation
Project location London
Client Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
Consultant Ground Control
 
 

For this project, Duncan & Grove installed a range of playground equipment including a large robinia climbing frame, stilted balance beams, a log net bridge, tunnel net, log climbing frame, twisted climbing net trail, climbing tree trunks, climbing stilts, traversing ropes, a log scramble, and stepping stumps. All of the play equipment was made from debarked and sapwood free robinia poles.

The Pine Tree Wilderness is one of five zones of the new Children’s Garden at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Kew. It is part of the theme ‘What Do Plants Need to Grow’ and was designed in collaboration between Kew Gardens, Ground Control, and Duncan & Grove. It was aimed at providing more challenging play opportunities for older and more able children.

Products used

  • Climbing Stilts
  • Climbing Trunk
  • Log Climbing Frame No.4
  • Log Net Bridge
  • Log Scramble
  • Log Steps
  • Robinia Climbing Frame No.4
  • Robinia Climbing Net No.2
  • Robinia Poles
  • Robinia Tunnel Net No.1
  • Stepping Stumps
  • Traversing Ropes

Awards

  • Grand Award Winner, BALI Awards 2019
  • Principal Award Winner, Community and Schools Development, BALI Awards 2019


For this project, Duncan & Grove installed a range of playground equipment including a large robinia climbing frame, stilted balance beams, a log net bridge, tunnel net, log climbing frame, twisted climbing net trail, climbing tree trunks, climbing stilts, traversing ropes, a log scramble, and stepping stumps. All of the play equipment was made from debarked and sapwood free robinia poles.

The Pine Tree Wilderness is one of five zones of the new Children’s Garden at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Kew. It is part of the theme ‘What Do Plants Need to Grow’ and was designed in collaboration between Kew Gardens, Ground Control, and Duncan & Grove. It was aimed at providing more challenging play opportunities for older and more able children.

Products used

  • Climbing Stilts
  • Climbing Trunk
  • Log Climbing Frame No.4
  • Log Net Bridge
  • Log Scramble
  • Log Steps
  • Robinia Climbing Frame No.4
  • Robinia Climbing Net No.2
  • Robinia Poles
  • Robinia Tunnel Net No.1
  • Stepping Stumps
  • Traversing Ropes

Awards

  • Grand Award Winner, BALI Awards 2019
  • Principal Award Winner, Community and Schools Development, BALI Awards 2019


 
 
 
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