Second Green Flag award for Christchurch Quay

For the second year running Christchurch Quay has been judged to meet the standards for a Green Flag Award – the quality standard for parks and green spaces.

The national award, handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country. A Green Flag flying overhead is a sign to visitors that the space boasts the highest possible standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities.

Cllr Margaret Phipps, Portfolio Holder for Environment at Christchurch Council, said: “Winning a second prestigious Green Flag Award is a great success for Christchurch Quay and recognises the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in managing, maintaining and volunteering at the site.”

Green Flag Award Scheme Manager Paul Todd said: “We are thrilled to announce yet another record-breaking year for Green Flag Award parks and green spaces.

“A Green Flag Award provides national recognition for the hard work and dedication of all the parks managers, staff and volunteers who have helped to create these fantastic places for all to enjoy.

“Quality green spaces are absolutely essential to happy, healthy communities. They are fundamental to our quality of life, whether in cities, towns or villages. That is why it is so significant that we have given out more awards than ever before.”