Kettering’s Wicksteed Park’s launched a global search to find the iconic top ten attractions which graced the world’s first playgrounds.
The leisure venue’s planning to bring the items home and give them a new lease of life as part of its At Play project funded by the National Lottery.
The restored pieces of play equipment will be at the world’s first Heritage Play Area being created at the park and featuring original Wicksteed play equipment.
The top ten favourites are:
1) Wooden slide
3) See saw
4) All metal slide
5) Giant stride
6) Merry go round
7) All Metal rocking horse / boat
8) Ocean wave/Witches Hat
9) Gymnasium (ie, ‘outdoor gymnastic set’ with trapeze rings)
10) Plank swing / Jazz / See saw swing