Cam Skate

Donkey Common skate plaza
  1. Why refurbish Donkey Common?
  2. Cam Skate's vision for the space
  3. How are we going to pay for it?
  4. What we need from the council
  5. ūüďĆPrecedent projects

Born Skate Plaza - Barcelona

Skate Architects describe the vision: to abandon the preconceived idea of ‚Äúskatepark,‚ÄĚ and to simply look, recognize and value the reality of the kind of street skateboarding and architecture that has already made Barcelona a real gem for skateboarders all over the world. Rather than a ‚Äúskatepark‚ÄĚ, we preferred just to propose a new ‚Äúskatespot‚ÄĚ or public space designed this time specifically for skateboarding.

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Southbank - London

The most iconic skate spot in the country. Southbank's status as a cultural hub owes a large part of its success to accommodating the skateboarding community - even if this was initially unintentional.

The space has been used by skateboarders since the 1970s.

A long-fought campaign secured the preservation of this living part of UK skate history.

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Transport Museum - Glasgow

From the outset, the Glasgow Museum of Transport was designed with street skateboarding in mind.

Skateboarders have been encouraged to skate parts of the building itself and in the area surrounding the building. Rather than attempting to prevent this usage they instead have embraced and actively encourage it, and in turn to encourage a younger demographic to have a reason to visit the museum.

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Next - Born Skate Plaza (Barcelona)