CAMPAIGNERS are inviting people to visit a skatepark in North London to learn more about the sport and to see youngsters in action.

The West Ealing Skatepark supporters who hope one will be built in Elthorne Park, are holding the fact-finding tour on Monday July 26 at the Cantelowes site in Camden.

People will be able to meet the campaign group and ask questions and Piers Leigh of WES supporters, said: "We have chosen a skatepark in Camden as it is the closest to the one we have planned and which we hope will be built in Elthorne Park.

"Anyone coming along can ask us questions and get to see a really good, working skatepark in action.

"In particular, we want to dispel some of the myths and address the concerns people have about noise and anti-social behaviour around skateparks.

"There is money - around £200,000 which is ring-fenced for a skatepark and we plan to run a skate-jam at the Hanwell Carnival with professional skaters if the park is built, which will be a great addition to the Carnival.

"Skateboarding is a sport, in demonstration at the 2012 Olympics and a large number of skateparks are in rural areas and villages and Ealing is an urban area.

"The fact-finding tour seeks to give local people informed information."

The group will be meeting at Ealing Broadway Station at 4.30pm on Monday July 26 to get to Camden for 6pm.

People can also turn up at Cantelowes Skatepark, Camden Road, and for more information, email or call Piers Leigh on 07956 443 674.