A PLAYGROUND that has been sealed off to Cirencester children because nearby residents complained it was too brightly coloured will be repainted and relocated.

Cotswold District Council has this afternoon released a statement which confirms the council has approved amended plans for the play area at the Corinium Via estate, submitted by developer Redrow.

The developer is now finalising changes so that the play area can be opened to the public.

A CDC spokesman said: “While it is correct that there were concerns on the part of residents about the bright colours of the equipment - which were not in line with the approved plan conditions for the play area – the developer has agreed to address this now as part of the approval for relocating the equipment on the same site.”

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