Walker Park HLF Restoration to begin

Brambledown will begin work as Main Contractors on Monday 28th October on Walker Park in Newcastle. In a project worth almost £2 million, Brambledown Landscape Services Ltd will be responsible for the full Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) Restoration project. The Walker Park Newcastle Restoration Scheme, on behalf of Clients Newcastle City Council, will comprise of a Full restoration of the existing Park. The Restoration includes numerous exciting features such as the restoration of the Amphitheatre, Construction of a Cafe within the Play Centre Building, restoration of the bowling greens, footpaths, bridges, lighting, gates, fencing, Multi Use Games Area (MUGA), 12 a side football pitch, tree and shrub planting, Robbie Burns Memorial Statue, War memorial observation area, block paving, pin kerb edging, memorial Gardens and much more.

Brambledown Landscape Services Ltd actually carried out the last phase of works in Walker Park back in 1988, and were responsible for the Main Archway features, raised planters, seating, footpaths, trees and much more. Many of the team involved with that phase of the works over 25 years ago remain with the company today.

Brambledown will also be undertaking works to the Childrens Play Area by removing all old existing equipment and replacing it with new equipment and safety surfacing. The Skate Park will be the final element of the works and will comprise of several modern ramps.

Walker Park is one of Newcastle Citys most prestigious Parks and Brambledown are very proud to again be appointed as Contractors responsible for giving it a new lease of life.

Works will last for 36 weeks with an expected completion date towards the end of June 2016.

 

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