Clark & Kent BMX track builders were contracted by the Riverside Housing and Groundwork in Cheshire to provide a new BMX play track on a housing estate in Wilmslow.
The project included a multi-use games area and reinstatement of an existing football pitch with the BMX Pump Track building works overseen by Clark &Kent Contractors.
The brief was to build a small Pump Track within the given space, with the start hill and turn being placed in a particular location in order to meet the concerns of neighbours.
The new Colshaw Farm BMX Pump Track owes a lot to the input of local youngsters who had a significant say in its design.
The first straight is a line of ever-rising jumps that allow BMX bikers to build up speed and flow, overcoming the issue of the start being lower than the first turn.
The tarmacadam berm turns 90° to the right over a small double jump into another 90° right turn before dropping away onto a fast-flowing second straight to the tarmacadam return at the start.
The track was officially opened by GB Olympic rider and twice world champion Shanaze Reade and is now heavily used by the local community and by visiting BMX riders.
The Pump Track was part of the £200,000 Colshaw Farm BMX project. The lottery-funded facility includes new football and basketball pitches and has transformed what was a neglected piece of land into a vibrant activity area.
The Pump Track has received excellent reviews by all who have ridden it and the track opening was featured on Manchester BBC News.