Major refurbishments have been carried out in several playparks across Aberdeen as part of a rolling £1.3 million programme.
Persley Court and Oldtown Terrace were finally completed just before the Easter holidays started and work to install new swings at the Duthie Park is finished.
The swings, near the Riverside Drive entrance to the park, had been scheduled to be put in place before the start of the holidays but there was a one-week delay after wet and snowy weather.
The slides were repaired last spring with resurfacing and painting carried out in the area.
Aberdeen City Council operations delivery convener councillor John Wheeler said: “We know how much fun the youngsters (and adults they take with them) have with the refurbished playparks around the city so I’m delighted more have been completed for the Easter break.
“Several of the contractors involved made a huge effort to get the sites ready so the children could enjoy the new equipment while they’re off school.
“I hope the weather will improve for the rest of the Easter holidays but in any case, I’m sure our city’s youngsters will make excellent use of the playparks in the coming months and years.”
Fencing has also come down at Devenick Place with kids able to access the park. However, there is still a small amount of work to be carried out there, including installing new seats.
The refurbishments of playparks first started in 2013/14 with the council continuing a rolling programme since then.
A total of £1.3m is being spent refurbishing playparks in 2017/18. Consultation was held with the local communities in order to get residents’ thoughts on how the parks should look.
The local authority announced last year the first phase of work for 2017/18 was set to take place at Wales Street, Clifton Road, Piries Lane/Printfield, Orchard Street, St Ninian’s Court, Oldtown Terrace, Persley Crescent, Abbey Place, Clova Park, Ash Hill Road and Lee Crescent.
The play equipment in these areas was removed to be replaced by new kit later last year.