Who we are:

Since 2012 Betongpark has worked passionately to design and construct unique spaces for skateboarding and urban activities. Founded originally in Oslo, Norway before establishing a second office in London, England, Betongpark is recognised as one of Europe’s industry leaders in skatepark design and construction. 

The key to our success - deep roots in the skateboarding community. From the team in the office to the crew on site,  we are 100% skater ran, operated and built. As life-long riders ourselves we cherish and understand these unique environments, not merely as a sporting arena but as a meeting place for subcultures to thrive. The spaces we create aim to inspire and educate.

Betongpark works together with private clients, councils and landscape architects to design and construct bespoke landscapes. Our international workforce includes:

- expert designers

- builders

- landscape architects

- engineers

- surveyors

- project managers.

 

Our services include everything from:

 

- guidance and conceptualisation

- detailed technical design

- consultation

- community engagement

- site construction

- project management.

 

Below is profiled key members of our London team:

“research” trip checking out some Tenerife crust. PH: Sam Elstub

DARYL nobbs

A founding member of Betongpark in Norway, Daryl now acts as lead designer and builder in the company as well as heading up the London office and UK construction projects. With more than 10 years experience at the highest level, Daryl is recognised as a leading figure in skatepark design and construction in Europe.

 

As a formerly sponsored level skateboarder he has travelled the world both skating and working with the construction of skateparks, gaining coverage in various international publications. Amongst others he is a proud member of the group of volunteers who built India’s first free to use skatepark in Bangalore. The well documented project kickstarted a revolution of volunteer led programmes, bringing skateboarding to communities across the globe.


Daryl’s unique skillset of on-site and behind-the-pencil experience make him thoroughly equipped to successfully deliver any project down to the last detail. He works passionately to realise creative spaces for skateboarding and rolling activities.

Dom alden

Dom is a trained landscape architect and lifelong skateboarder. He acts as one of the main designers, visualisers and planners. He uses his specialised skill set and many years on board to ensure the seamless assimilation of skateparks into the landscape, as well as the beautiful presentation of designs to all clients.


His keen eye for detail and depth of skatepark knowledge allows for the creation of thoughtful, innovative and beautiful design conception.

Sam elstub

Sam is an experienced landscape architect with professional experience of over 7 years. He is a lifelong skateboarder and his versatile skill set has allowed him to gather a wide variety of project experiences.

 

This experience in landscape architecture has spanned across infrastructure, residential, civic and policy sectors.

 

Sam now draws upon his background in landscape architecture to coherently design and integrate skate and landscape topographies at Betongpark

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Stuart Maclure

Stuart has over 5 years ́ experience managing high profile construction projects including the restoration of the oldest UK skateboarding street spot at Southbank Centre.

 

Stuart is a a lifelong skateboarder, passionate campaigner and activist. Dedicated to  promoting and celebrating skateboard culture, he manages the Long Live Southbank campaign and is cofounder of international conference Pushing Boarders. 

 

 In recent years he has gained professional experience working as a strategic consultant to private and public sector bodies including the Mayor of London ́s office, LondonLegacy Development Committee, the Mayor of West Midlands and the Mayor of San Francisco.