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Monday, 6 October 2008


This photo shows the playground at Stamford Park, between Ashton and Stalybridge. Many of the traditional things such as slides and roundabouts have been replaced by more modern playing equipment like pirate ships and bouncy things on springs, plus plenty of climbing frames.

Sorry, no close-ups of happy children having fun as this is not advisable these days. However, this distant shot gives a good impression of the colourful modern playground that today's youngsters can enjoy in Stamford Park.

See Google Aerial View of this location, although it seems to have been taken before the latest play equipment was installed.


  1. I know what you mean!
    I took this scene in 2000 with a view of the paddling pool.

  2. is this the same part that we called peter pan park ,wwe used to go up by the side of the lake and pass what was a big house that served as a cafe ,then a bit further up was a big gate on the right side leading into peter pan park .there were all sorts of things in there ,a ride we called the cake ,a helter skelter ,swings for the big kids and baby swings . a seesaw that was worked by a kid stood up on each end and the rest sat down along the middle ,it was more like a swing , ,and the old water fountain ,where you pressed a silver button with your knee and put your mouth over the spout where the water came out ,we spent all day there ,it was great ,,the kids paddling pool was on the popposite side to the lake ,


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