Stage Details Timescale
 Artists Selection
 Artists interviewed by a panel of children representing each primary school involved
 Dec 2007

 School Trips
 Trips to local parks for artists and school children
Pallister Park, Middlesbrough
Albert Park, Middlesbrough
Summerhill, Hartlepool
Ropner Park, Stockton
 Jan 2008
Workshop Sessions
 Creative thinking, discussion, drawing and designing, 2 sessions with each school group

 Feb - March 2008
 Design Landscape architect to prepare drawings for 'Landscape for Play' based on childrens design and imputs

Artist to design 'Play Sculpture'
 March 2008
 Exhibition'Landscape for Play' designs to be displayed for wider community consultation

Exhibition in All Saints School, Blair Avenue, anytime between 4.30pm and 9.00pm on Thursday 24th April 2008

RomanoPlay website on-line
 April 2008
Community feedback

Your observations are valuable, so please take the time to make your comments,
either by email to,
visiting the exhibition
or in writing to Parks and Countryside, Stirling House, Thornaby TS17 9JP.
 April - May 2008
 Supplier Presentations
Thursday 11th September 2008. 4.00pm – 6.15pm

Venue – Whinstone Primary School, Lowfields Avenue, Ingleby Barwick

The contractors who submitted bids to Stockton Council to carry out the design and construction of the new Landscape for Play at Romano Park make presentations about their ideas and proposals for the park.

Children involved in the design process, lead artist, SBC officers, local councillors, community representatives and other interested parties were invited to assess the suitability and creativity of the submissions being put forward by the various contractors.

 Sept 2008
 Work to Start
'The Play Practice'
from Stirling chosen to work with Stockton Council to develop detailed designs for the play space.
Work Starts on Site January 2009

Summer 2009
  Construction of Play Sculpture
Feb - March 2009

 March 2009
 Opening Official Opening of Romano Park
Wednesday 16th September 2009
 Sept 2009