Cheddar Pump Track

Pump track designed with skateboarding in mind, commissioned to compliment the existing skatepark and iconic Cheddar reservoir

The Numbers.

Site Area

Track

171m

Build Time

6 weeks

Cost

££

We were appointed by Cheddar Parish Council and Ride Mendips to provide a pump track to compliment Cheddar skatepark and the area surrounding Cheddar Reservoir.

The addition of a pump track aimed to broaden the user base of the popular skate park and increase the capacity of the facility, providing a resource that enables people of all abilities to develop their skills and encourage more bikes to reinvigorate the cycling community in the area.

The client wanted to include a freestyle element to the track where possible to cater for the skateboarders. Taking this on board, we designed a pump track with a fully surfaced asphalt section inside the perimeter pump track route.

This is a unique concept developed by Velosolutions and it here has been integrated into a full pump track. On the inside there is a ‘donut’ feature. It creates opportunities for riding the track with different lines and options to allow users to be even more creative with their riding.

"What a sweet location for a pump track"

Tom Dalby

A Cheddar local

Outcomes.

Inclusive track for all wheels, particularly skateboarders and scooters, widening it's use to the commmunity

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Landscaping compliments the existing beauty of the local reservoir and greenspace

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Improving the physical health and emotional well being of the community

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