|Department||Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture|
|Type of consultation||White paper|
|Deadline for comments||26/01/2021|
|Responses publish date||29/01/2021|
About the consultation
Government is committed to creating high-quality facilities where skaters, BMXers, rollerbladers and scooters can learn and improve their
Two sites have been identified for the main hub: Les Quennevais Sports Centre and South Hill Gardens.
Both sites have enough space for a 2,000 sq m facility suitable for users of all abilities. The timescale for design, obtaining approval, building and opening the skatepark would be approximately the same
In June 2019, Les Quennevais
scored top in a desktop site suitability assessment of 15 locations (South Hill Gardens was equal
Shortly after the assessment, a survey was conducted into Islanders' views of Les Quennevais Sports Centre as the locaiton for the skatepark.
Since the 2019 desktop site suitability assessment, South Hill Gardens has been reviewed in
greater detail, and the issues around planning sensitivity and engineering
challenges which affected South Hill’s rating are now considered less of an
obstacle to design and construction. The benefits and drawbacks associated with Les Quennevais remain the same.
Whichever site is chosen, Government is committed to serving the needs of all skatepark users in Jersey, and additional facilities elsewhere in the Island, will be built to provide accessible facilities for all.
How to submit comments to the consultation
This survey is closed, and the responses are below
Responses to the consultation
Responses to skatepark consultation
Skatepark Feasibility Study - South Hill Gardens and Les Quennevais Sports Centre