Morden Rec pirate ship rises from the ashes

Merton Council has replaced the play equipment in Morden Rec which was damaged by vandals earlier this summer.

Playing in Morden Hall Rec

Councillor Maxi Martin with children playing on the new pirate ship slide in Morden Park

The newly installed pirate ship slide and treasure chest under the palm tree are ready for children to enjoy and take them on an imaginative treasure island adventure.

Merton Council cabinet member for children’s services Councillor Maxi Martin said: “It’s wonderful to see children having fun in this lovely play area once more. We’re lucky to have so many open green spaces in Merton which we all need to look after so we can all enjoy them. I would encourage everyone to get outdoors and into our parks this summer.”

If anyone out in the parks sees any vandalism, they should call the police or contact the council on 020 8543 9750 /

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