Many eggs, many baskets
Somerford Grove Adventure Playground
Haringey Play Association
Somerford Grove Adventure Playground was opened with great fanfare by the Haringey Play Association (HarPA) in the summer of 2005, with the aim of "putting play at the heart of the community."
Six years on and the playground is a indeed vibrant place which occupies a place at the heart of the community it serves. But times are tough and survival has meant sacrifice and compromise, forging some unlikely allegiances and some cunning money making plans. Read on to find out how HarPA's 'pick and mix' approach to earning and saving money has helped the playground endure.