New trampoline park constructed from shipping containers

A £3m trampoline park and indoor play centre constructed using shipping containers has opened in Newquay.

Leisure design and build specialist Createability worked in conjunction with Saunders Boston Architects to create the 1,800sq m facility behind the town’s Waterworld.

Managed by GLL under its Better Extreme brand, Newquay Trampoline and Play Park comprises a main jumping area, joisting pit, two dive towers, trick zones, obstacle courses and Aeroball. Separate soft play areas for infants and older children offer a glow ball pool, tree house, glow room, slides, climb and balance beams, as well as interactive cardio walls and crawl tubes.

A total of 11 shipping containers were used to create a briefing area, party rooms, café and toilets. A mezzanine floor provides seating for cafe users and spectator viewing, whilst outside there is also seating and external access to the cafe.

As part of a planning condition to reduce the carbon footprint of the park and its visitors, Createability has also developed a designated cycle trail for locals.

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