COVID-19 – IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING BARN MEADOW PLAYGROUND

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Filed under: Emergency Notice, News Item

After the lifting of some government restrictions earlier in the Summer, a decision was made by Council to re-open our playgrounds and measures were introduced to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 under the detailed guidance from the HSE.  

Following completion of a COVID compliant Risk Assessment, posters were put up in the play areas showing a maximum number of visitors allowed at any one time, in addition to advice on safety precautions for parents/guardians.    

However, despite these efforts Barn Meadow playground has repeatedly exceeded the maximum number of visitors allowed at any one time. This has regrettably forced the Town Council to close the playground from 8:30am on Mondays until 4pm on Fridays, until further notice. 

This temporary closure is to protect the school children as it is paramount that the school remains open.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and we will be reviewing the situation next week.

Other Recent News

  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh – 10 June 1921–9 April 2021
  • The Mayor, Councillors and staff of Amersham Town Council were deeply saddened to learn about the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9 April. Since his marriage to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 20th November 1947, he has dedicated his life to serving this nation and being Her Majesty’s [More…]

  • Community Tree Plant – Monday 3rd May 2021
  • We are delighted to announce that the Town Council is holding a community tree planting event between 9.30am and 11am on the May Day Bank Holiday at Willow Wood. With just 300 trees left to plant – completing a legacy project which has seen 6,000 trees planted in Willow Wood over the past eight years [More…]

  • HS2 Update
  • We have received a notification from Align (on behalf of HS2) which will be going out to households in Hyde Heath and Little Missenden in regards to a propoposed closure of the A413 over two weekends this month. The work may impact residents within Amersham. Align are still seeking consent for the work, but are [More…]