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Ice rink history

More than 17,000 visitors enjoyed the skating at the bigger and better ice rink in Uxbridge in 2011 which was put on by Hillingdon Council.

The ice rink returned to the Civic Centre in Uxbridge from 2 December 2011 to 1 January 2012. Prices were frozen to encourage as many people as possible to join in the fun without breaking the bank.

The ice rink, was in its fourth year, saw a 50 per cent increase in the number of tickets sold compared to previous year and proved to be popular with residents and visitors.

A number of the boroughs schools took groups of pupils to skate at the rink with more than 850 Scouts and Brownies also enjoying the ice over the Christmas period. There was also visitors from special needs schools, demonstrating that everyone was able to enjoy the skating experience.

2010

Snowman on ice More than 11,500 visitors enjoyed the skating at the Uxbridge Ice Rink despite being the coldest December since records began.

The ice rink returned to the Civic Centre in Uxbridge from 26 November 2010 until 2 January 2011. Prices were reduced along with the introduction of a new family ticket to encourage as many people as possible to join in the fun without breaking the bank.

The ice rink, was in its third year saw double the number of tickets sold compared to last year with 93% of those questioned saying that it was excellent or good and 100% of people saying that they would like
to see the rink return in 2011.

15 of the boroughs schools took groups of pupils to skate at the rink and more than 200 Scouts and Brownies braved the cold weather over the Christmas period. There were also visitors from special needs schools such as the RNIB Sunshine House, Willows and John Chilton schools, demonstrating that everyone was able to enjoy the skating experience.

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