At play in Skelmersdale New Town

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This excellent old train once had pride of place in the New Church Farm play area in Skelmersdale. Now, for reasons of health and safety is has been removed and more acceptable play apparatus put in its place. But possibly at the loss of developing children’s imagination? Newer, housing developments such as Nine Elms in Battersea, London have re-invented this idea of imaginative play.

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2 thoughts on “At play in Skelmersdale New Town

  1. Luke Ryan

    Now at the Ribble Steam Railway in Preston – albeit in a bit of a bad state as the boiler is thoroughly knackered so it’s at the bottom of the list for restoration.

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