Plans for long awaited Somerset skatepark approved

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Exciting plans to build a long-awaited skatepark at Portishead Lake Grounds have been given the green light. Portishead Town Council learnt this week it had been successful in gaining consent for the new wheels park – the vision of Portishead Wheels and Skatepark (WASP) – at the beauty spot. Read the full article here

View and Donate to the Portishead Skatepark

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This is now our chance! We’ve started our fundraising campaign and it’s off to a great start. With rewards given for some donations, be sure to get some of the limited edition merchandise. Business sponsorship is available for the park, 2 years of naming rights for £10k. With the amount of foot traffic that this park will see it’s actually …

Crowdfunding is Live!

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Why a Wheels and Skate Park? Skateboarding is a social sport that has multi-generational appeal and has grown into a mainstream pursuit and an inspirational Olympic sport Historically, some skating facilities ended up in dark forgotten corners of parks and gained a bad reputation. The Portishead Skate and Wheels Park at the Lake Grounds will be a safe, well monitored …

Portishead is a step closer to receiving a permanent skatepark after an application for landlord’s consent was approved!

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WASP statement  Today, NSC approved a lease request to develop a skate park at the Lake Grounds in Portishead. It has been a long process, and a tremendous effort to get to this point. But, at last, the kids of Portishead are going to get a much-needed resource. The facility will enhance the Lake Grounds and provide the young people …

Pop-up Skate Park Events

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During the late summer of 2019, the WASP group organised three pop-up skate events around Portishead. This involved assembly temporary (wooden and heavy!) ramps and half pipes at the location. The events took place over a weekend and we had a great time.  There’s no better way of explaining a skate park than sitting in the sunshine watching the kids …