Le Quennevais skatepark site (FOI)
Le Quennevais skatepark site (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 23 December 2020.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How much has been spent on choosing Les Quennevais as the preferred site for the new skatepark?
How many promises have been made, regarding timescales and location, which have not been fulfilled?
How much was the UK consultant paid to determine Les Quennevais as the most appropriate site, or all the locations considered?
PMR Leisure were engaged by Jersey Sport in 2018 to provide professional project management support. Further information relating to the costs involved for this can be found within a previous FOI response linked below.
Skateboard park consultation costs (FOI)
Government of Jersey (GOJ) officers carried out a site assessment in 2019 which identified Les Quennevais Sports Centre as a suitable site. The cost of this assessment was £1,765.62. The UK consultant, PMR Leisure, were not involved with this assessment.
A copy of the final report is available on our website:
Site Suitability Report
Following the initial closure of the New North Quay Skatepark in January 2018, the then Assistant Minister with responsibility for Sport, expressed confidence that facilities could be built before the 2020 Summer Olympics. These are now due to be held from 23 July 2021.
The project was delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, however the funding shown below was granted in January 2020 through the Government Plan 2020-2023 which marked the formal start of the project.
£250,000 in 2020
£535,000 in 2021
The GOJ intend for construction of the skatepark to be completed in 2021.