A vehicle collided with a zipline, closing the playground equipment less than a week after it opened for the first time.

One of the anchors holding the frame to the ground in Woodford Park Play Area was dislodged by the vehicle.

The issue has been fixed by Woodley Town Council contractor Produlic.

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A spokesperson for the council said: “We would like to thank the contractors, Proludic, who have been very responsive and quick to help us rectify and fix the issue, despite it having nothing to do with the installation, which had passed its Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents inspection.

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“We are delighted to once again see children enjoy the cable way. Woodley Town Council.”

The much-anticipated playpark opened near the Oakword Centre on June 16 at the cost of £257,000.

It includes a double cableway, a sensory area, a wheelchair accessible play mound, an agility trail, a 7m tall canopy trail, and seven types of swings.