RESIDENTS at Didcot’s Great Western Park estate enjoyed a party and barbecue to celebrate the opening of a new play area.

More than 100 residents were out in the sunshine when the play area, featuring swings and climbing frames, was officially opened by mayor of Didcot Pete Read.

More than 3,000 homes will be built at Great Western Park before 2026 and hundreds of families have already moved into homes off the A4130.