East Wittering and Bracklesham Skatepark approved!

What is happening now? 

July 2024:The East Wittering & Bracklesham Parish Council agreed to build the skatepark at Downview as per the approved skatepark planning.  

Our aim

We are a group of local residents who are committed to building a new, high quality skatepark facility in the Wittering area.
The facility will be a long lasting benefit to the whole community.

What we’ve done so far

Working Together

Working in partnership with East Wittering and Bracklesham Parish Council and Canvas Spaces

Planning approved!

April 2024 EW&BPC submitted the Planning Application to Chichester District Council - NOW APPROVED!

Parish Coucnil agree to build

July 2024 EW&BPC have unanimously agreed to build the skatepark at Downview

Formed a core team

If you would like to join our team please contact us.

Fund raising - £62,012

With the support of local people and local businesses we have raised £62,012 so far!

Met with local groups

We have been in contact with the local youth groups, youth workers and Police warden to gain their support and input.

Professional independent advice

We have appointed planning consultants and had advice from a board member of the British standards

Skatepark contractor selected

East Wittering and Bracklesham Parish Council have appointed Canvas Spaces as their skatepark contractor.

What you can do

Make a donation

We envisage that the budget will be around £220,000. The final budget will be calculated once the design had been confirmed on 7th September 2022

Come to our Fundraiser

Join us at the Shore Pub this September (dates to be confirmed) for RAFFLE | AUCTION | FOOD | DRINK | MUSIC

What sites were considered? Downview was the selected location.

Skate park design & build process

  • Collaboration

    Work with the Parish Council and industry professionals to ensure the correct process is undertaken.

  • Appoint Contractor

    Create an Invitation To Quote so that a panel can select the most favourable skatepark contractor to work with.

  • Skatepark Design

    The appointed skatepark contractor will hold five public meetings. If you would like your opinions included please attend the meetings. The first four meetings will be to collect information. The fifth meeting will be to present their skatepark design and confirm the budget.

  • Raise Funds

    Once the budget for the design has been confirmed we will need to fund raise that amount. If you would like to pledge a donation please contact us.

  • Build

    Once the funds are in place the skatepark will be constructed.

Our supporters

We have had overwhelming support from the local people and businesses in the Wittering area. Below are some of the business that have supported us so far. If you would like your logo on here please contact us.


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If you have any questions or comments please contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Thanks for your interest.