See page 2 of Dawlish Gazette.
The outside services team has recommended something more transparent and robust which would stop the skatepark becoming a den where people can hide away.
Why have a fence at all Teignmouth and Brixham haven't not sure of any others.
One of the few places that kids can go in Dawlish to do something they like doing. If the fence was ok and nothing illegal/criminal is going on then leave it as it is, why spend money replacing a perfectly good fence.
In my own paranoid point of view, I would say that the council wants to stop the self expressionism (graffiti) going on the fence, but, in my opinion, in true council style they are not willing to just say that