Plans for Bo'ness nautical theme play area withdrawn again

Plans for a new nautical themed play area Captain Jack Sparrow would have been proud of have now been withdrawn for the second time in the space of a few months.

By James Trimble
Wednesday, 12th January 2022, 2:07 pm

UK walking and cycling charity Sustrans lodged an application with Falkirk Council on September 28 last year to create the play area on a site to the north west Of 2 Union Street, Bo'ness.

The proposal was subsequently withdrawn on Monday, January 10.

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The play area was to be created on land to the North West of 2 Union Street, Bo'ness

An earlier application to create the play park – which featured a pirate ship at that stage – to the north of the town’s Union Street Car Park was withdrawn on September 24 last year.

According to the most recent plans, the play area – made up of play designs from the Wild Deck Company – would have featured a variety of equipment, including a sunken barge, stilt posts, wobbly bridge, balance beam, hop logs and a roundabout.

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