Abu Dhabi to develop public parks and playgrounds at Bani Yas

13 August 2014 (Last Updated August 13th, 2014 18:30)

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality in the UAE is planning to develop public parks and children playgrounds at Bani Yas city.

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality in the UAE is planning to develop public parks and children playgrounds at Bani Yas city.

Under the plan, the municipality is developing designs for four public parks, whereas four more public parks are already under construction and are expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2017.

The move is part of the government's vision to increase green areas, gardens and entertainment playgrounds in the region to improve the quality of life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

"The government's vision [is] to increase green areas, gardens and entertainment playgrounds in the region to improve the quality of life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi."

As per the plan, the city is also upgrading facilities of the Baniyas Park at East 12 District that has an area of 307,176m².

The four parks under construction are located at East 2-3 on an area of 11,190m², East 5 on 2,035m², East 6-01 on 3,550m² and East 6-04 on an area of 2,704m².

The four new parks in the design stage are located at East 10-A on an area of 5,655m², East 13 on 4,554m², East 2-04 on 6,021m² and East 6-3 on an area of 5,379m².

In addition, the municipality is planning to develop children playgrounds at East 02-11 and East 7B by the second quarter of 2015; East 4 by the fourth quarter of 2016; while East 02-2 playground is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of this year.

Bani Yas city is located 37km away from Abu Dhabi and is surrounded by several townships such as Al Mafraq, Al Shawamekh, Al Shamkha, South Shamkha, Khalifa, Al Adlah, Al Falah, Al Wathba and Al Wathba North.