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About Phil Doyle

Phil has over 30 years experience working in the statutory and voluntary sectors delivering Children's Services including work in Social Services, Youth and Community and as the Children's Play services manager. He was also the Local Government Representative (LGA and ALG) on the NPFA and the Children's Play Council (CPC) Play Safety forums.

As a member of CIP (a Leisure trust) and previously the Leisure services departments of local authorities he had responsibility to plan and develop supervised play services, mobile play, play centres and play schemes, outdoor fixed equipment and free play environments for children in parks and open spaces, housing estates, staffed play projects and schools.

Phil has extensive experience of developing play areas and play spaces in parks and open spaces and housing areas, adventure playgrounds, multi activity ball games areas, wheel parks/skateboard areas, teenage shelters, hang-out and seating areas in a range of settings. He has experience in community planning, community development, social services, youth work and delivering regeneration projects in regeneration areas including SRB, Capital Challenge, Neighbourhood Renewal (NRF) and NDC projects.

He has developed and managed the consultation and engagement processes with local children and communities to ensure children and families from all abilities and sections of the community were involved and participated in the consultation events and activities and the design of play and community facilities.

Phil has set up play associations in Tower Hamlets and Hounslow and is an active member of London Play. He is also involved in the forefront of regional and national play developments.

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