Play Areas to Re-Open

July 3, 2020

Following the Government’s advice, Crest Nicholson as Directors of your residents’ company/CIC are delighted to be re-opening the play areas, from Saturday 4th July.

On behalf of the Residents Company/CIC, Preim have reviewed this government advice and undertaken a risk assessment as to the measures that it is reasonable and practical to implement for these play areas.

Please note that we cannot clean the play areas once they are back in use to ensure that they are Covid-free and so will be asking parents and carers to take reasonable precautions. There will be signage put up at the play areas with the following message:

This play area is now open.

Please be aware this facility has been safety inspected but cannot be sanitised. Please take all reasonable precautions to ensure your and your family’s safety, following the guidelines below;

Any social distancing rule remains in place – please be respectful of other people

If you or any of your party are showing symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) DO NOT enter the play area. Return home and seek medical assistance

Only 1 adult should accompany their children into the playground

Equipment which can accommodate multiple children e.g. climbing frames or a basket swing should be used by one family unit at a time, (a maximum of 4 children per piece of play equipment).

If a piece of equipment or the playground is busy, please come back later.

Do not use any equipment marked as out of use – there may be an increased risk.

Adults are reminded to ensure good hygiene by providing regular hand sanitation, especially on leaving the playground.

Please don’t eat and drink in the playground.

Please place your litter in a bin, or take it home with you

In addition to this we have added the following measures:

– Our grounds maintenance team are encouraged to wear gloves and take extra precautions to sanitise hands. They are issued with hand sanitiser and try to inspect play areas at less popular times of the day.