3 Corners Adventure Playground

3 Corners Adventure Playground was our most epic project to date, and took us almost a year to complete. Inspired by the ideas of the children who play there, 3 Corners is somewhere between a state-of-the-art bespoke designed play space and the old-school self-build adventure playgrounds nailed together out of telegraph poles that we grew up with.

Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...Three Corners Playground, Clerkenwell, designed and constructed by Monkey-Do. www.monkey-do.net

After we finished, before the playground opened...

Monkey-Do's most epic project to date, 3 Corners Adventure Playground in Spa Fields, Islington.

Source: Flickr

Commissioned and run by Islington Council's (commendably progressive) Children's Services department, 3 Corners offers supervised play for 6-13 year olds and is practically an adult-free zone. We could never have finished this project without massive amounts of help from our friends, who put in weeks of unpaid labour to help make 3 Corners the extraordinary play space it is now. Thank you comrades.

Post script: tragically, 3/4 of the play structures at 3 Corners were destroyed in an arson attack in May 2013.

 


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